Waking up at the Rosguill Holiday Park, it was a very wet and windy morning. We awoke around 6:45am and decided to get up and access the showers. Excellent facilities on the campsite, the showers could only be accessed by a key you receive on check in. The key lets you use the male/female/unisex toilet blocks and access the male and female showers also, which is a rather spacious wet room with a shower, hooks for towels and a toilet. 1€ is enough for 6mins especially if you only want a quick wash. Only downside was the shower button had to be repeatedly pressed every 15secs to keep the shower on.
Included with the stay, much to our surprise was also access to a small kitchen, with a fridge, sink, kettle and toaster. Freshly toasted bread and jam for breakfast and a hot cup of tea – never had we been so happy, after such a miserable morning.
Waterproofs on, we packed up our tent and accessories and left at around 9am.
Beach in Donegal
On the second part of your day 2 trip, we headed towards Mamore Gap, a route of windy roads. Watch out for speeding tourists and locals who usually take up two sides of the road even on blind corners!
Wild Atlantic Way sign at Mamore Gap
This beautiful drive took us out of our way by only 10-15 mins and was well worth the trip, some fantastic views from the top are visible on clear days. Rising up at 250 meters above sea level, views of Lough Swilly, the Fanad Peninsula, Urris and North Inishowen can be seen.
A few months ago, we decided to book our first trip away. Our adventure begins travelling around County Donegal for five days, venturing the Wild Atlantic Way and its many meandering roads, eating our way through the local cuisine and meeting some of the friendliest people on the planet.
Wild Atlantic Way
Come join us on our voyage as we explore the hidden gems and beautiful landscapes that dwell in County Donegal.
Today we decided to finally kick start our adventure, travelling close to home we headed towards Musseden Temple and Downhill Demesne, based on the North Coast of Northern Ireland.
Travel times from:-
- Belfast –1 h 17 min (62.4 mi) via M2 and A26
- Dublin –2 h 54 min (265.4 km) via M1
- Derry/Londonderry – 43 min (27.6 mi) via A2 and Seacoast Rd
Info from Google Maps
We arrived at around 12pm, the site itself was pretty quiet for a sunny August day. Owned and managed by the National Trust.