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Fanad Head Lighthouse

Cionn Fhanada | Fanad, Portsalon, Ireland
+353 83 809 1199
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Lighthouse heaven

This lighthouse is an amazing structure with views that will take your breath away. It is worth... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
via mobile
Most amazing place to stay

We found the lighthouse through the Wild Atlantic Way website (which is fab) and were luckily... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2017
Barbara S
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Fanad Head Lighthouse, one of the worlds most beautiful lighthouses is located within the Donegal Gaeltacht on the Fanad peninsula. Join us in a tour while taking in the spectacular scenery, and exploring the wonderful natural world around us! Learn about the role of the lighthouse and the lives of the light-keepers in our visitor centre or enjoy a unique getaway staying in one of the lighthouse keeper's houses!
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Cionn Fhanada | Fanad, Portsalon, Ireland
+353 83 809 1199
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This lighthouse is an amazing structure with views that will take your breath away. It is worth taking the tour; it will bring the building to life as you learn of the history of the seas around this area, the stories of the people who...More

Thank g'daypatrick
Reviewed 7 November 2017

We found the lighthouse through the Wild Atlantic Way website (which is fab) and were luckily enough to stay here for three nights. We had the largest cottage for just the two of us - so it was huge for our needs and we found...More

1  Thank Barbara S
Reviewed 4 November 2017

The guide was super and we were given lots of info - even though it was cold and blustery we went to the top and were rewarded. Well done

Thank Jim B
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

We took a spin up the Fanad loop whilst staying in North. This trip out to the light house didn’t disappoint. We found the staff very friendly and the lad that gave us the tour of the light house was well informed and answered any...More

Thank Clearinfo
Reviewed 2 November 2017

The Fanad Peninsula's impression for some seems a bit askew of Ireland's more typical chemistry and even more so yesteryear's County Donegal. Our first overall impression is one of frequent well manicured wealth with many pretty Georgian home/estates sprinkled about. oft enough slightly weathered classy...More

Thank preglad
Reviewed 26 October 2017

My wife, daughter and I visited Fanad Lighthouse for the second time a couple of months ago and we are planning to visit again this weekend (Halloween) when there will be a later than usual opening with the chance to tour the lighthouse after dark....More

Reviewed 6 October 2017

We were there to take photograph. Great results from the setting. The lighthouse is really lovely, even in a gale.

Thank Sweeneva
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

We called for a tour of the lighthouse on a rather dismal day...however visibility was surprisingly good ..... the guide was very informative and took our group of 8 for a ‘longish’ tour as they were not especially busy...the tours go every half hour Donegal...More

Thank Margaret B
Reviewed 2 September 2017

the view was beautiful we were taken away by this .such a lovely drive to this lighthouse a definite see

Thank rosiewinelover
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

It's an absolute treat to get into a working lighthouse. I have been visiting this site for over 40 years and it is so unusual to see the lighthouse from different angles. Worth a visit.

1  Thank NoraBun
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Yes there is a van selling tea and coffee at a good price