The Mill House is a lovingly restored,old stone building, set in a tranquil hollow alongside New Lake Nature Reserve, with views over Tory Island and the Atlantic Ocean. Located on the N.56, 2M (3km) south west of the popular sea-side village of Dunfanaghy.
The property, including the old Mill, occupies what was once a pre-celtic site, said to have been 'the energy centre of the whole northwest of Ireland'.
There is a wide range of accommodation available; ...luxury, en-suite (private bathroom); twin/double and family rooms on the ground floor; twin/double, four and five person dormitory rooms on the first floor, (with shared bathrooms); and, a camping ground on the lawn by the Mill Stream, (with its own kitchen/dining and toilet/shower facilities).
There is a total of 31 beds in the Mill House.
Groups are welcome, especially off-season and in some cases special offers apply.
We have three workshop/meeting rooms of different sizes.
Free, secure car-parking.
Free Internet and WIFI.
Free local-area map.
A detailed information/history/walking booklet is available to purchase at €3 or you may read the 'text only' version under Walking Info on our website.
Continental and 'Full Irish' (cooked) breakfasts available (€5/€7 resp), or you may self-cater if you prefer.
Places to visit in the area;
New Lake (100m)
Tramore Beach (3km),
Ards Forest Park (5km),
Horn Head Sea Cliffs(5km),
Marble Hill Beach (5km),
Lucky Shell Beach (6km),
Muckish Mountain (10km),
Errigal Mountain (12km),
Dunlewy Lakeside Centre (12km),
Glenveigh Castle/National Park (13km)
Tory Island ferry, (15km)
1.Check in time is 16.00hrs - 21.00hrs.
2.If arriving by Bus ... DO NOT GET OFF IN VILLAGE, continue to Corcreggan Mill (3km further west)!
3. We have a 48hr Cancellation Policy off-season, but in Jul-Aug and holiday weekends it is one week. If you fail to turn up we charge for one night off-season and two nights in Jul/Aug or at holiday/festival weekends.
4 We close for winter (except to groups of more than 10 people) from 07 Nov - 09 Mar
If driving and approaching from the east, take the N.56 from Letterkenny, we are 30km (45minutes) west of Letterkenny, and 3km past Dunfanaghy village, on the left. Turn left, off N.56, behind old Mill, then down lane to right, to front of the Mill House.
If arriving by bus, DO NOT GET OFF IN VILLAGE as we are located 3km out of town! There are 3 excellent, inexpensive, luxury, Coach services, which will deliver you directly to our door, from Dublin, Galway and Belfast (see our website).
Bus Eireann (National Bus Co) only goes to Letterkenny.
There are Aer Arann flights to Donegal Airport, Carrickfin, from Dublin or Glasgow.
Our normal cancellation policy is 48 hrs notice but in July and August it is one week. If you fail to turn up we charge for one night off-season and two nights in Jul/Aug or at holiday/festival weekends.
We allow one free night if you stay for seven.
Our check in time is from between 16.00hrs - 21.00hrs.
Tory Island ferry, 15km
Glenveagh National Park, 12km
Ards Forest Park, 5km
Horn Head Sea Cliffs, 3km
Tramore Beach, 2km
Lucky Shell Beach, 6km
Marble Hill Beach, 5km
New Lake, 100m
Errigal Mountain, 12km
Muckish Mountain, 10km
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Hostel Facilities & Policies
- 24 hour security
- Bicycle parking
- Breakfast Included
- Breakfast not included
- Common Room
- Free Internet Access
- Free Parking
- Internet Access
- Linen Included
- Luggage Storage
- Outdoor Terrace
- Reading Light
- Tours/Travel Desk
Cancellation PolicyThis property has a 2 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.
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If driving and approaching from the east, take the N.56 from Letterkenny. 3km after Dunfanaghy village, turn left, off the N.56, behind old Mill, then down the lane to right, to the front of the Mill House.
If arriving by bus, DO NOT GET OFF IN THE VILLAGE as we are located 3km out of town!
There are 3 excellent, inexpensive, luxury, local Coach services which will deliver you directly to our door, from Dublin, Galway, Derry and Belfast (see our website).
Bus Eireann (National Bus Co) stops at Letterkenny.
There are Aer Arann flights to Donegal Airport (Carrickfin), from Dublin and Glasgow
GPS co-ordinates for the Mill House, Corcreggan are 55�10.013N 008�00.270W
We are located 30km (approx 45minutes travelling time) west of Letterkenny, and 3km past the seaside village of Dunfanaghy, on the left.
Tory Island, Glenveagh National Park, Ards Forest Park, Horn Head Sea Cliffs, Tramore Beach, Lucky Shell Beach, Marble Hill Beach, New Lake, Errigal and Muckish Mountains are all nearby.