Errigal Youth Hostel

For BOOKINGS call +353 (0)74 9531180 or send an EMAIL to

Manager Ann will be happy to welcome you to her hostel!

ADDRESS: Errigal, Dunlewey, Gweedore, Co. Donegal


We’re sure you can navigate around yourself – but here’s a helping hand with plenty of travel choices available!

GPS Details

Decimal:                   Latitude 55.051667            Longitude  -8.232778

Minutes & Hours:     Latitude 55° 03’ 06” North        Longitude 8° 13’ 58” West

Car or Bike: Follow the N56 from Letterkenny or Donegal Town and turn onto R255 or R251 towards Errigal

Public bus/Coach: Take the Lough Swilly Bus [Tel (074) 9122863 or (048) 71262017] from Derry/ Letterkenny to Dungloe service. Get out at Dunlewy Cross. The youth hostel is at the base of Errigal about 3km (approx. 1½ miles) from the Dunlewy Cross. Head towards the Mountain, pass the Post Office and the youth hostel is next to the TOP Garage.

You can also use the following coach services:

•    From Belfast: Patrick Gallagher Buses – call 074 9531107.

•    From Dublin: McGinley Coaches – call 074 9135201.

•    From Galway: Feda O’Donnell Coaches – call 074 9548114.

Rail: From the train station in Derry the drive is 177 very scenic kilometres (110 equally scenic miles) or take the bus as above!


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