Eagles’ Nest Bed & Breakfast
Mrs. Anne Adam
Lettermacaward, County Donegal, Ireland
Phone: 00353 (0) 74 9544893
Mobile: 00353 (0) 87 6495411
Handy: 0049 – 163 916 4096

How to get to us at Eagle's Nest

With plane
a) Airlines:
  • Aer Lingus
  • Ryan Air
  • Easy Jet
  • British Airways
  • Lufthansa
b) Airports
  • Dublin Airport (280km, 4-5 hours to the house)
  • Shannon (280 km, 6 hours RyanAir a.o.
  • Knock (190 km, 3-4 hours RyanAir, Easy jet u.a.
  • Sligo (120 km, 2-3 hours): Aer Lingus & Charter Belfast/Antrim (180km, 3 hours): Easy Jet, Ryanair, u.a.
  • Galway Airport: not recommendable
  • Donegal Airport CFN Carrickfinn (aprox. 35 km,30min): Aer Lingus
  • Phone number airport: CFN: 00353 – 7495-48284, Fax: 48483

The fastest way to come to our house ist taking the plane to Dublin or Glasgow and than take small plane to Carickfinn (CFN).

On all other airports you can decide to take a rental car or the bus (bus Eireann).

With car or ferry

a) P&O Ferries
Daily Zeebrügge/Belgium und Rotterdam/Netherlands to Hull in Northengland. You can also go with the ferry from Amsterdam to Newcastle or Cherbourg to Rosslare or Dublin.The ships are big and very comfortable. You can book also Familycabins. From Hull are daily ships back to the departure ports. The ship need aprox. 14 hours. Complete bookings to Larne/Irland via the south-scottish port Cairnryan, (420 km from Hull). This ship needs aprox. 1 hour. From Larne its a distance from approx. 200 km to the house in the Gweebarra Bay. Bookings directly by the ferries office are mostly quickly possible.

Google Maps

  • Rotterdam/Europoort (NL): Tel: 0031 – 181 – 255555, Fax: 25515
  • Zeebrugge (B): Tel: 0032 – 50 – 543430, Fax: 547112
  • Hull (GB): Tel: 0044 – 1482706438, Fax: 706438

Website: www.pons.com

b) Scandinavien Seaways
Between half time of April and the end of December daily Amsterdam – Newcastle and back. Complete booking via Stranraer – Belfast (120 Minuten)possible. The route from Newcastele to port Stranraer in the southwest from Scotland is very beautiful. (Hadrian's Wall and southwest-coast Scotland) The 260km distance from Newcastle to Stranraer is aprox. 4 hours. Prices depence of the booking periode. Special prices for kids. Book early - safe money ..

Tel: 040/ 38903 – 71
Fax: 040/38903 – 141 or
e-mail: 1

c) Irish Ferries
From France (LeHavre, Cherbourg or Roscoff) starting this ships to Rosslare and Cork in the south of Ireland. You need approx 9 hours to come to Eagle's Nest, because you cross the whole country, better plan a two day trip.

Tel: 0421 – 14970
Fax: 18057

Rent a car

If you like to continue your holiday from the airport with a rental car, better book in advance. But a short time booking is also very easy. Every airport in Ireland has many different stations with special offers.
Caution ! Compare all offers - you safe a lot of money !!!

In case of confusion about so many different offers, don't hesitate to contact us, we are happy to find a
cheap car for you !!!

Arrival from airport with bus

a) from Dublin to Dungloe (via Donegal Town) or Letterkenny
daily at Dublin Airport or bus station Dublin city to Donegal Town - Lettermacaward or Letterkenny bus station and back wis BUS EIREANN (time schedule to be checked online, changes often)
Letterkenny Bus 32, Donegal Town Bus 30

b) from Belfast to Dungloe
daily from Belfast centre to Dungloe and back (time schedule to be asked)

Location Plan

Route description with car from Carrickfinn airport, Donegal

Leave the airport on the R259 to Dungloe (An Clochán Liath), pass Crolly to the N 56 . In Dungloe stay on the N 56 in direction to Glenties. After approx. 12 km you are coming to the little village Lettermacaward. You pass at the left side the "Gweebarra Bar" with a little shop. Just after 1 km straight in front of the Gweebarra Bridge you take the small road "An Cullion" to the right. A street mark "Eagle's Nest Bed and Breakfast" will help you. Now you only need to follow this small road aprox. 1.5 km nestled in a small forest you find our house on the right hand side.

Route description with car from Larne (Belfast) bzw. London(Derry)

From Larne you take the A8 to Ballynure, than you take the A57 to Antrim. Now you take the M2 to Antrim. From Antrim you use the A6 to London(Derry). Pass in Derry the Foyle-Bridge and follow the street marks to Letterkenny (Leitir-Ceanain)

In Letterkenny you take the R250 (keep attention, the small street is not easy to see) to Glenties you are coming after a while to a small village called Fintown. You go to the right in direction to airport/Dungloe on the R252 You follow this road until the village Doochary and follow than the street marks to Lettermacaward (after the little bridge to the left). If you can't find the very small road, don't hesitate to ask somebody. After aprox. 10 km you come to the N 56 and go to the left to Glenties After 2 km, just before you see the Gweebarra Bridge you take the right and follow the street mark Eagle's Nest Bed & Breakfast (Cullion Road, An Cullion) Now follow this very small road approx. 1,5km and welcome to the Nest !

Route description with car from Dublin

Take after the airport roundabout the M1 in direction to Belfast. You leave the motorway on the entrance Derry (N3) You follow the N 3 to Monaghan, now you enter Northern Ireland follow the sign to Omagh, Strabane/Lifford, In Lifford you follow the sign Sligo, in Ballybofey you turn right and follow the sign Glenties, After approx 30 km you come to Fintown, at the end you turn right and follow the airport sign (R252), next village is Doochary, cross the little bridge and straight after the pub on your left hand side you turn left following the sign Leitir Mac abhard. After 10km you enter the N 56 and turn left, follow the N56 for approx. 2km passing the Gweebarra bar and a little shop on your left and Laughlins Garage on your right hand site, just before the Gweebarra Bridge turn right in a small not concreted Bok road beside the Bay. Don't enter the bridge! After 1.5 km we are waiting to welcome you in our Nest!

Route description from Sligo

You take the N15 to Bundoran and Ballyshannon to the direction Donegal Town Now you take the N 56. approx 2km after Mountcharles you follow the sign Glenties and turn right. Follow this road approx 19km until you enter again the N56 and turn right. Passing Glenties and follow the N56 for another 12km and cross the Gweebarra Bridge. After you pass the bridge you take immediately the next road to the left and follow the street mark "Eagle's Nest Bed & Breakfast" or "An Cullion" and after 1.5 km you the the house on the right hand side nestled in a small forest.
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