Welcome to Sandrock Holiday Hostel
"Ireland's Most Northerly Point" open all year. Sandrock Holiday Hostel is located at Ireland's Most Northerly Point at Malin Head overlooking the fishing pier, beach, sea and highlands of Donegal across the bay. During summer months basking sharks, dolphins and seals can frequently be viewed from Hostel.
The ever changing spectacular scenery, especially the seascape can be observed from the hostel. Sandrock Hostel is situated at Ireland’s most northerly point in Malin Head above the small fishing pier at Port Ronan. Because of the hostel’s close proximity to the Atlantic Ocean (White Strand Bay) , there are spectacular views of the beach, pier, and headlands of the Inishowen and Fanad Peninsulas and the Highlands of Donegal.
Best hostel I've ever stayed at - looks and feels more like a B&B minus the breakfest. The hostel is directly across from the Atlantic Ocean and you can see many views of mountains in the distance. The couple that runs the hostel truly makes you feel at home and gives you all the information you need to know about the area. Great price too!!! Thank you for your great hospitality and we will try to get back and spend a week.
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- FOYLE FERRY– Vehicle and pedestrian ferry – Greencastle to and from Magilligan Northern Ireland( ROUTE TO GIANTS CAUSEWAY) IS ALSO NOW CLOSED FOR 2016
The journey times can be found on the website www.loughfoyleferry.com or email:firstname.lastname@example.org Telephone 074 93 81901
SUMMER SAILINGS July and September.
Sailing Times: First Sailing from Greencastle daily at 7am
Last Sailing from Magilligan 9-45pm
Continuous Shuttle Service
The Buncrana to Rathmullan Ferry is a seasonal ferry and was operational for 2016 until September. CHECK WEBSITE
The scenic journey time is 40 minutes. Operating between 10am to 7-20pm (Buncrana) and 10-40am to 8pm (Rathmullan)
Members of the Star Wars crew and actors have taken over Malin Head from 13th to 16th May for the filming of Episode VIII.
It is believed that some 300 crew members have already landed in Malin Head, where filming is taking place. There is tight security in the area with road closures to vehicles, pedestrians and restricted sea movements. All the bars , restaurant and cafes are open and are very busy!!
The local Farren Family spotted the Aurora at just after midnight on 17th April 2015 and many times since!
At sea circumnavigating Ireland in two kayaks for last 5 weeks arrived at Port Ronan on 12th June 2015 and rested overnight at Sandrock Holiday Hostel then left at 8am the next morning and rounded Malin Head. Follow their exploits on facebook!
The Northern Lights have been frequently seen at Malin Head. Brendan took this picture at Malin Head at 4am Friday the 10th April 2015.
2015 Rock Climbing Training, Instructor Courses at Malin Head can be arranged by Brendan of www.wildatlanticwayclimbing.com
Email: email@example.com or Phone: 087 6657790. An info pack will be available at the hostel soon!