Destination guide

The beachside setting of Downings is ready to explore

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambience to your holiday home in Downings. This city is well-known for its restaurants and golfing. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Downings

Are you searching for attractions to see while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Downings a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Sandy Hills Golf Course (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Carrigart Riding Stables (2.8 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Portsalon Golf Club (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
  • Cloughaneely Golf Club (11.6 mi / 18.7 km)
  • Gartan Outdoor Adventure Centre (15.1 mi / 24.3 km)
  • Buncrana Golf Club (15.9 mi / 25.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Downings

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Downings is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Carrigart Beach (2.9 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Marble Hill Strand (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Ards Forest Park (3.6 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Killahoey Beach (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • Horn Head (5.6 mi / 9.1 km)
  • Portsalon Beach (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Downings

Fly into Letterkenny (LTR-Letterkenny Airfield), the closest airport, located 18.9 mi (30.4 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Donegal (CFN), which is 23.2 mi (37.4 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Downings?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 82 holiday lettings around Downings. From 31 Houses to 4 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Downings?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Downings. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Sandy Hills Golf Course: 128 holiday lettings
  • Portsalon Beach: 146 holiday lettings
  • Rathmullan House: 134 holiday lettings
  • Marble Hill Strand: 135 holiday lettings
  • Carrigart Beach: 130 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Downings listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Downings?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 31 Houses in Downings. Our other popular types of Downings holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 4 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 43 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 43 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with internet/wifi in Downings?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 47 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Downings. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.