Carraig Airt (anglicised as Carrigart) is a small Gaeltacht village in the Barony of Kilmacrenan to the north of County Donegal
. The village is on the R245 route between Letterkenny and Creeslough. Situated as it is at the base of the Rosguill peninsula, it is one of the more remote but most scenic parts of the country.
Accommodations, vacation rentals, condo rentals and apartment rentals in and around Carrigart have magnificent views.
The village and its environs remain largely agricultural
, relying heavily on passing trade and tourism during the summer months. In common with the rest of this part of Donegal, Carrigart has a large number of second homes, owned especially by Northern Irish holiday makers. Visitors can stay in any of the locally own holiday accommodations and choose from various lodging options, from cozy vacation rentals to roomy apartment rentals.
It is the ideal touring base to explore the county.
The coastal location allows easy access to many beautiful beaches, breathtaking coastal drives the majestic mountains of Co. Donegal.
St. Patricks Golf Links is a 36-hole development comprising two 18-hole links courses
, Maheramagorgan and Trá Mór. St. Patricks is situated in the North West part of Ireland amidst the splendour and beauty of the rugged coastline of North East Donegal.
The two courses lie amongst the sandy hills of Sheephaven Bay, a golfing links wonderland. The adjoining long established Rosapenna Golf Club giving this area four 18 hole classic links courses. The Carrigart is also home to various family run holiday vacation rental, apartment rental and other accommodation options and specializes in providing memorable holidays.
Visit the Dunfanaghy Workhouse and see and hear "Wee Hannah" tell the true story
of her long life. In a series of tableaux, "Wee Hannah" talks of her harsh upbringing on a farm in the 1830's, a grave illness, her time in The Workhouse and eventually a more peaceful old age. Find out what life was like for the inmates of The Workhouse and use the study area to do further research into The Famine, The Workhouse, or the local history of this part of County Donegal.
Bealach na Gaeltachta (Dun na nGall) is made up of four circular long-distance walking routes which pass through Gaeltacht areas.
Each walk is between 50-70km in length and encompasses mountain riverside seaside and forest habitats. The scenery is spectacular and walkers have an excellent opportunity to sample the uniqueness of the Irish language heritage and culture of the region.
Staying in any of the accommodation, vacation rental or apartment rental choices in and around Carrigart and enjoy a wonderful Irish getaway.