“County Donegal is the coolest place in the world.”
Narin & Portnoo sits on the western coast of County Donegal, a location known for its incredibly picturesque coastlines, ruins of historic castles, and in recent times, one of the location settings for the movie, Star Wars.
Make your visit to Narin & Portnoo part of an unforgettable exploration of one of the most intriguing parts of the world.
Golf may be your reason for traveling to Donegal, but there are a host of activities to keep you here. With museums, local industries, historical sites and more, every hour of each day is an opportunity to indulge in Ireland at its very best.
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There is much more than bunkers and fescue to be explored when you come and visit the ancient coastlines of Donegal. From exquisite salmon fishing to world-class hiking, pristine beaches and centuries-old pubs, memories are to be made for a lifetime wherever your journey takes you.
Here are a few things you’ll want to experience when you’re in the area:
Wild Atlantic Way
A road trip that leads to Narin & Portnoo should definitely include the Wild Atlantic Way. Mountains, lakes, incredible Atlantic vistas and historic Irish villages dot this roadway, with Ballyshannon in the south to Ballyliffin in the north.
Narin & Portnoo Strand
A sprawling beach of white sand manned by a lifeguard from June to August.
At 596 metres, this is among the highest sea cliffs on the island of Ireland. Wild, dramatic, majestic, and completely unforgettable. Distance from Narin & Portnoo: 50 minutes
Fanad Head Lighthouse
One of the most incredible lighthouses on the planet. Distance from Narin & Portnoo: 90 minutes
An Grianán of Aileach
A stone fort that dates back to 1700 BC, this is situated 250 metres above the sea, offering incredible vistas and a chance to explore history. Distance from Narin & Portnoo: 75 minutes
A seaside town nicknamed “Fundoran,” it was named as one of the world’s best surfing destinations.
Where to stay
Once you’ve experience Narin & Portnoo’s revitalized links, you’re going to want to rush back to the first tee and try it again. There are numerous options for staying nearby—whether it is in the immediate area surrounding the club, local B&Bs, or in places only a short drive away like Ardara.
“A land that feels undiscovered.”