Fanad Lighthouse and Doe Castle Private Tour

Experience the allure of Ireland’s coastal heritage with a visit to Fanad Lighthouse, commanding breathtaking views, and explore the rich history of Doe Castle, an ancient fortress steeped in tales of centuries past.

All private Donegal tours are custom built to suit the interests of the tourist, their location and timeframe available. The following is a suggestion of some of the attractions to include while on a day trip of the Fanad Peninsula.

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Fanad Lighthouse, Co. Donegal

Fanad Lighthouse

Entrance fee not included | Subject to seasonal opening hours Discover the enchanting Fanad Lighthouse, where rugged coastal beauty meets maritime history. Ascend the tower for panoramic views of Mulroy Bay, Lough Swilly, and the Atlantic Ocean. Immerse yourself in the tales of the sea, surrounded by the stunning landscape of Donegal.

Flight of the Earls Sculpture, Rathmullan, Co. Donegal


The town of Rathmullan holds an important place in Donegal’s history as the location for the historic ‘Flight of the Earls’ in 1607. Today, Rathmullan is a bustling seaside retreat with links to Buncrana via the Lough Swilly Ferry in the Summer. Along the shores of the Fanad Peninsula, Rathmullan invites exploration with its coastal allure.

Ballymastocker Bay, Co. Donegal

Ballymastocker Bay

A coastal haven on the shores of Lough Swilly, unveils its natural beauty with golden sandy beaches and crystal-clear waters. Enjoy breathtaking panoramic views, embrace the serenity of the surroundings, and discover the tranquil charm that defines Ballymastocker Bay. A scenic escape where nature’s elegance meets the Irish coastline, offering a perfect retreat for those seeking tranquility.

Doe Castle, Co. Donegal

Doe Castle

Doe Castle, a historic fortress on the shores of Sheephaven Bay, invites exploration into its rich past. Immerse yourself in centuries-old tales as you wander through the well-preserved ruins, surrounded by scenic coastal beauty. Unveil the secrets of this ancient stronghold, steeped in both Sweeney Clan history and broader Irish heritage, experiencing a captivating blend of stories and breathtaking landscapes

Horn Head, Co. Donegal

Horn Head

Horn Head, on the rugged coast, showcases nature’s beauty with towering cliffs and panoramic ocean views. Explore winding coastal paths, witness the majestic Atlantic waves crashing against the foreland, and immerse yourself in the untamed views of this iconic headland. Horn Head stands as a testament to the raw power and breathtaking scenery that defines Ireland’s northwest coast.

Ramelton, Co. Donegal

Ramelton Heritage Town

Ramelton heritage town nestled along the banks of the River Lennon, captivates with its timeless charm. Pass through streets, adorned with Georgian architecture, explore the historic Market Square, and savour the town’s unique flavor, including the famed ‘Football Special’ soft drink. This beverage is just one delightful part of Ramelton’s rich heritage, offering a taste of both history and local traditions.