8 days in Buncrana & Malin Head Itinerary

8 days in Buncrana & Malin Head Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London
Drive:  10 h 15 min
1
Buncrana
— 4 nights
Drive:  45 min
2
Malin Head
— 3 nights
Drive:  10 h 15 min
End: London

4
nights
Buncrana

Buncrana ©
Buncrana is a town in County Donegal, Ireland. Fort Dunree Military Museum has been added to your itinerary. There's much more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Glenevin Waterfall, hit the bull's-eye at Donegal Airsoft, stroll around Swan Park, and kick back and relax at Lisfannon Strand.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Buncrana online trip maker.

London, UK to Buncrana is an approximately 11.5- hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. In April, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Malin Head.

Things to do in Buncrana

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Clonmany, Grianan Of Aileach, Donegal Airsoft
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Fort Dunree Military Museum ©
Fort Dunree Military Museum
Glenevin Waterfall ©
Glenevin Waterfall
Mamore Gap
Mamore Gap

3
nights
Malin Head

Malin Head ©
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): take in the exciting artwork at Ballagh Studio, stroll through Carrick River Walk, then stroll through Five Fingers Strand, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Wee House at Malin. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Doagh Famine village, enjoy the sand and surf at Culdaff Beach, and then stop by Wild Atlantic Gifts.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Malin Head online trip planner.

Traveling by car from Buncrana to Malin Head takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in April, and nighttime lows around 7°C. On the 13th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Malin Head

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

County Donegal, Five Fingers Strand, Culdaff Beach, Carrick River Walk
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Malin Head ©
Malin Head
Five Fingers Strand ©
Five Fingers Strand
Doagh Famine village ©
Doagh Famine village