Gweedore is an area in The Gaeltacht area of northwest Donegal. Its Irish name Gaoth Dobhair
It is a very picturesque spot located between the mountains and the sea. It is dominated by Mount Errigal and has numerous other peaks as well as wild countryside an lakes.
Gweedore covers an area  26 kilometres by 14 kilometres from Dunlewey in the east to Magheraclogher in the west, and is one of Europe’s most densely populated rural areas. Wit a population of over 4000 it is the largest Irish-speaking parish in Ireland.
Gweedore includes the villages Bunbeg, Derrybeg, Dunlewey, Crolly and Brinlack.

Reasons to visit Gweedore

Climbers and hill walkers love Mount Errigal and there are numerous other opportunities for outdoor exploration in the area.
There are some nice sandy beaches nearby and also many fishing opportunities in the rivers and lakes.
It is also a destination for students who want to experience the Irish language and culture.

Accommodation in Gweedore

The village and the surrounding area has some very good hotels, bed and breakfasts and self catering accommodation.


An Chúirt
Óstán Loch Altan
Caisleain Oir Hotel

Bed and Breakfast

Bunbeg House
Gweebarra B&B
The Strand Road Guest House

Self Catering

Teac Treasa
Errigal View House
Errigal Lodge, Dunlewey

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