The easiest way to find us is to download our free GPS App and type in Malin Head View B&B. Our GPS co-ordinates are N 55.36363, W -7.31591 (see on Google Maps). The B&B is signposted on your left as you approach the end of your journey.
Inishowen is some two hours by road from Belfast and you'd better allow four from Dublin and Shannon.
Scenic: You can take the A26 from Belfast to Magilligan Point via Coleraine. From Magilligan Point, you can take the quick ferry crossing to Greencastle. Better still, break it down over a few days and take in the A2 Antrim Causeway Coastal Route for a coastal extravaganza with the Carrick-a-rede bridge, Giant's Causeway and Mussenden Temple to enjoy before crossing. Ferry times are available from the Foyle Ferry website but it's not kept updated so best to double check by calling +353 (0)749381901
Direct: Take the A6 to Derry coming up over the Glenshane Pass. 70 minutes in good traffic. You'll only be in Inishowen when you get to Muff. Once in Derry, go over the Foyle Bridge and turn right at the Culmore roundabout then drive another 10 minutes to be in Inishowen proper.
Direct: 4 hours. Initially avoid the N2 to Derry and take the M1 to Belfast instead until you get to Junction 14 turning off for Ardee then keep heading towards Monaghan. (After Ardee, try the best bacon sandwiches ever at Wendy's roadside cafe.) You'll have rejoined the N2 but have saved yourself time. Keep going to Derry via Omagh and Strabane. Continue on to Derry and follow signs for the Foyle Bridge then as before follow signs to Muff/Moville. Suggestion - take in some time in Armagh to break up the journey.
Direct: 4 hours. Take the N18 to Galway then the famous N17 (ask why and expect some bad singing!) that will take you onto the N4 up to Sligo. From there the N15 takes you on the scenic route past Yeats's grave, Mullaghmore and into Donegal Town. From here, continue on the N15 to Stranorlar before taking the N13 to Letterkenny/Buncrana. Suggestion - take in Donegal Town to break up the journey.
Direct: Go in to Derry and over the Foyle Bridge then turn right at the first roundabout following Muff/Moville signs. Ideally, you should try and return via the east side of the lough by taking the Foyle ferry, but factor in that it only goes once an hour or you may miss that flight!
Get yourself settled in Inishowen and plan your route. Email us if stuck on finding info or are looking for something special. Our links page has web links to other tourist sites that may help out.
Besides shanks mare, the charity bike ride and the trusty car, there is a local bus service to help get you up here. If you ring in advance, they should be able to drop you off where ever you want to be in the Malin Head area.
This website is dedicated to the headland of Malin Head and it to this iconic land that we wish to guide you to. Well if you didn't already know, Malin Head is a long way away. You'll have broken the journey by the time you get to Carndonagh, but you're still 20 minutes from the headland. If good things come to those who wait for a pint of stout, then reconcile yourself to a long and interesting drive. Still, this isn't the Paris-Dakar rally and with any luck, this will be part of a proper road tour of a great bit of coast along the Inis Eoghain ‘100'. A warm welcome awaits you at the end.