Finn Farm Hostel

Cappry, Ballybofey, County Donegal, Donegal, Ireland, Distance from city centre: 25.2km

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Are you looking for an adventure with a mix of activities such as Riding, Shooting and Fishing? A tailor made group outing packed with fun and games? Or a fully optimized Team Building offsite?

A vacation that gives you the possibility to be active throughout the daytime and entertained during the evening. You may wish to dine out somewhere special, visit a local Pub and listen to Traditional Irish Folk Music, Chill-out at home or visit one of Europe's oldest Stone Circles?

Whatever your preference, Finn Farm Hostel and Gallagher's Equestrian Centre with its warm hospitality and brand new accommodations / facilities is the perfect place for you. We offer you an unforgettable stay in Donegal, Ireland.

THE HOSTEL

Finn Farm Hostel and Gallagher's Equestrian Centre have combined facilities to make a most unique environment. Only recently completed, all of our facilities are new making your stay comfortable and a home from home.

Our Hostel facilities include two separate sleeping quarters giving the ladies and Gents their privacy. The Gents dorm is spacious and bright. The Ladies dorm is very private with its own electric shower and loo. The shower rooms and toilets have ample space and are separated for male and female privacy. There is a communal space with basic kitchen facilities, a huge dining table, sofa and chairs and a log fire to warm yourself by in the evenings.

The indoor arena is literally adjoining the hostel facilities giving the residents a ring side seat and glazed view of the equine activities. It is used regularly used during the day and horse riding lessons can be arranged prior or during your stay. For details please visit

THE APARTMENTS

There are several apartments on the Farm. All but one was completed in 2008 and contains kitchenette/kitchen depending on the apartment size, along with shower room and toilet. There is a double bedroom with options for singles, couples or shares up to four people and a cozy living area. All of the apartments are decorated in neutral colours with attention paid to simple utility to make your stay a home away from home. The old stable block apartment is charmingly rustic with its own potbelly stove, Kitchen, Bathroom and toilet, living room and double bedroom.

The new flats are located in the East and West Wing of the main house. Finn Farm house is situated on a hillside with views over the paddocks, cottages and stables and the Finn Valley itself.

Gallagher's Equestrian Centre is full of native and introduced trees, and there are many pleasant walks around the property where you can pick yourself a bouquet of native flowers depending on the season. We request that a no smoking policy be adhered to when inside the apartments. Outside you can sit in the relaxation areas on the furniture provided to have a drink or simply take in the views and chill out.

Prices are per person per night.

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Hostel Facilities & Policies

  • BBQ
  • Bicycle parking
  • Common Room
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Jobs Board
  • Parking
  • Reading Light
  • Towels For Hire
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 1 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.

Directions
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From Derry/Londonderry:
Leave Derry/Londonderry, heading south on the A5 and drive 13 miles to Strabane. Don't drive into the town centre, but stay on the by-pass. From Strabane, follow signs for Lifford, crossing the bridge over the River Foyle. 200m after the bridge take first exit at roundabout, the N15 to Stranorlar. Continue straight through Stranorlar and across bridge into Ballybofey. 400m after bridge take right turn beside yellow painted bar to Glenties/Fintown (R252). Two miles out of Ballybofey on the R252 you shall see our signpost. Turn left at sign and follow the road until you arrive at the stables. Alternatively, if arriving from the Donegal town direction on the (N15 ) turn left two miles before the town of Ballybofey at Roadhouse Bar, then drive for five hundred metres and turn left into small road that will lead you to the riding centre.

From Belfast:
Take M1 motorway and continue along it until it becomes the A4 at Dungannon. Continue straight on along the A4 towards Enniskillen. Approximately 12 miles along the A4 is the Ballygawley roundabout. At the roundabout take the second exit onto the A5, signposted to Omagh. From Omagh continue on the A5 to Strabane. From Strabane, follow signs for Lifford, crossing the bridge over the River Foyle. 200m after the bridge take first exit at roundabout, the N15 to Stranorlar. Continue straight through Stranorlar and across bridge into Ballybofey. 400m after bridge take right turn beside yellow painted bar to Glenties/Fintown (R252). Two miles out of Ballybofey on the R252 you shall see our signpost. Turn left at sign and follow the road until you arrive at the stables. Alternatively, if arriving from the Donegal town direction on the (N15 ) turn left two miles before the town of Ballybofey at Roadhouse Bar, then drive for five hundred metres and turn left into small road that will lead you to the riding centre.

From Dublin:
M1 from Dublin. Leave M1 at sign to Ardee (approx 30 mls). From Ardee take N2 in direction of Monaghan/Derry. Pass Monaghan, staying on the N2 to Aughnacloy. Take A5 to Ballygawley roundabout and follow signs for Omagh (A5). From Omagh follow A5 to Strabane. From Strabane, follow signs for Lifford, crossing the bridge over the River Foyle. 200m after the bridge take first exit at roundabout, the N15 to Stranorlar. Continue straight through Stranorlar and across bridge into Ballybofey. 400m after bridge take right turn beside yellow painted bar to Glenties/Fintown (R252). Two miles out of Ballybofey on the R252 you shall see our signpost. Turn left at sign and follow the road until you arrive at the stables. Alternatively, if arriving from the Donegal town direction on the (N15 ) turn left two miles before the town of Ballybofey at Roadhouse Bar, then drive for five hundred metres and turn left into small road that will lead you to the riding centre.


We can drive you to and from the airports as mentioned below. It is also possible to take a bus or hire a car at the airport.

Driving time by car to
Gallagher's Equestrian Centre
Dublin Airport 3 hours
City of Derry Airport 1 hour
Belfast Int. Airport 2 hours

Located Near

Finn Farm hostel is a ten minute walk into the Towns of Ballybofey and Stranorlar which straddle the river Finn. Ballybofey is renowned for its hospitality in the numerous hotels, Pubs and Bars...

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