Corcreggan Mill
Dunfanaghy, Donegal, Ireland

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Corcreggan Mill Hostel (Estb 1990)

The Mill House is a lovingly restored, old stone building, set in a tranquil hollow alongside New Lake Nature Reserve, with views over Tory Island and the Atlantic Ocean. Located on the N.56, 3km south-west of the popular sea-side village of Dunfanaghy, at;

GPS co-ordinate, 5510.013'N 00800.270W..

This property, including the old Mill itself, occupies what was once a pre-Celtic ritual site, said to have been the energy centre of the whole northwest of Ireland.

We have a wide range of accommodation available in our Mill House, from luxury twin, double and family rooms, with private bathroom (en-suite); twin, double, family and dormitory accommodation (with shared bathrooms); to a camping ground on the lawn by the Mill Stream, (which has separate, kitchen/dining and toilet/shower facilities).

We added a new dorm and a private, self-catering apartment in May 2012 and now have a total of 43 beds in the 12 rooms of the Mill House and we now provide a free continental breakfast, as well as offering a full Irish Breakfast at an additional charge.

Groups are welcome, especially off-season and we will be closed for winter as usual, from early Nov to early March closed season

We have two workshop/meeting rooms of different sizes as well as two comfortable sitting rooms.

Free towels/linen.
Free, secure car-parking.
Free Internet and WIFI.
Free local-area map.

A detailed information/history/walking booklet is available at Reception for 3 or you may read the 'text only' version under Walking on our website menu.

A Continental Breakfast is now provided free and a marvellous, 'Full Irish' Breakfast is available at 5. Guests are also welcome to use our self-catering kitchen for all meals.

Places to visit in the area;
New Lake (100m)
Tramore Beach (3km),
Ards Forest Park (5km),
Horn Head Sea Cliffs(5km),
Marble Hill Beach (5km),
Lucky Shell Beach (6km),
Muckish Mountain (10km),
Errigal Mountain (12km),
Dunlewy Lakeside Centre (12km),
Glenveigh Castle/National Park (13km)
Tory Island ferry, (15km)


  • 24 Hour Security
  • Bar
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Breakfast Included
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Common Room
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Internet Access
  • Kitchen
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Reading Light
  • Tours/Travel Desk


If driving and approaching from the east, take the N.56 from Letterkenny. 3km after Dunfanaghy village, turn left, off the N.56, behind old Mill, then down the lane to right, to the front of the Mill House.

If arriving by bus, DO NOT GET OFF IN THE VILLAGE as we are located 3km out of town!

There are 3 excellent, inexpensive, luxury, local Coach services which will deliver you directly to our door, from Dublin, Galway, Derry and Belfast (see our website).

Bus Eireann (National Bus Co) stops at Letterkenny.
There are Aer Arann flights to Donegal Airport (Carrickfin), from Dublin and Glasgow