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Castle Murray House
As you drive along the Wild Atlantic Way on the coastal road towards Castle Murray your senses are awakened by the beauty of St. John’s Point and rugged Co. Donegal coast. Castle Murray House with its vantage point overlooking McSwyne’s Bay, where the waves crash against the ruins of McSwyne’s Castle, instantly give you a feeling of relaxation and rejuvenation.
Rooms at Castle Murray House
Most of our rooms have a staggering sea views, taking in St. John’s Point and McSwynes Bay. Offering ten individually boutique and beautifully decorated bedrooms that epitomise luxury and comfort. All this coupled with the magnificent views and personable service makes Castle Murray a dream getaway.
Some of the Rooms Castle Murray House
As you drive along the Wild Atlantic Way on the coastal road towards Castle Murray your senses are awakened by the beauty of St. John's Point and rugged Co. Donegal coast. Castle Murray House with its vantage point overlooking McSwyne's Bay, where the waves crash against the ruins of McSwyne's Castle, instantly give you a feeling of relaxation and rejuvenation.
Located just at the top of the stairs on the first floor, The Killaghtee room is another one of our family rooms. It has a double bed, single bed. This room can take up to another 2 camps beds for larger families. The room is en-suite which includes a bath & shower with views of the McSwyne's Bay.
Mc Swyne's Room
The Mc Swyne's room is located just at the top on the stairs on the first floor, to the front of the property with amazing views of the bay. It has a standard double bed with en-suite which includes a bath & shower.
Trá Bán Room
This room is located on the first floor with a beautiful window seat to sit on which to take in the breathtaking views of Mc Swyne's Bay and foothills of Donegal. This room can either be a king bed or a twin beds. Its en-suite which includes a shower only.
Activities Around Castle Murray House
Unwind & soak up the stunning coastal views of which St. John’s Point, Donegal has to offer, when staying with us at Castle Murray House.
Bike rental is available at the Property. This self-guide 17km round trip tour allows you to cycle at your own leisure along one of the world's most beautiful coastlines and least known regions.
Donegal Bay Waterbus
The Donegal Bay Waterbus is a must while staying at Castle Murray House. Cruise the bay in their 160 seater waterbus, view seal island, the Bluestack Mountains, & the many Donegal Bay island.
Killybegs Carpet Making
The Killybegs International Carpet Making & Fishing Centre is situated within what was once the famous Killybegs Carpet Factory. The Heritage Centre is home to the largest hand-knotted loom in the world.
Sliabh Liag Boats Trips
Board the beautiful Nuala Star and let Paddy and his team take care of the rest. For tours around the World famous Sliabh Liag Cliffs standing at 1972 feet, experience getting up close and personal with seals, dolphins, whales & basking sharks.
What Customers Say About Castle Murray
Don't take our word for us, see what customers say about their experiences at Castle Murray House Donegal
We loved the scenery and the spectacular view.
“Peaceful, relaxing, faultless stay”
We were greeted by Peter and immediately felt welcome. The location is absolutely stunning. There is a very relaxed safe vibe to the place. Breakfast was very good made with quality produce. We will be back and recommend this place to solo travellers, couples or families.
Fantastic location and very friendly staff. Breakfast was extremely good. Would thoroughly recommend.
The stunning views of the Atlantic Ocean and the roaming hills and mountains that sweep down to the sea are sure to entice you to explore the wonders of St. John’s Point, Donegal and the North West of Ireland.
At Castle Murray House, our location is the ideal location for business traveller travelling the Northwest Coast of Ireland. We offer boutique style accommodation with exceptional service making all our guests feel at home. We offer genuine hospitality so after a long busy day of work, relax, unwind & let our team take of all your needs.
History of McSwyne’s Castle
The ruins of the ancient castle, battered by Atlantic gales, still remain a prominent of the long, narrow headland of St. John’s Point. Sometimes called Rahan Castle, this landmark has a storey dating back to the 15th century and to the Mac Swyne’s who were a notable Donegal Clan from earlier times.
The Wild Atlantic Way
We at Castle Murray House are located 2km from the village of Dunkineely on the coast road to St. Johns Point, Donegal. With 156 viewing points and being the worlds longest coastal touring route – this truly is one experience you don’t want to miss when visiting.
Location of Castle Murray House
Sat Nav Co-ordinates: N: 54.620740, W: 008.37515, Elev: 45m.
Castle Murray House, St. Johns Point, Dunkineely, Co. Donegal, Ireland, F94 DW62