Donegal is renowned for its beaches, whether it’s for a dip to cool off in summer, to try out surfing or just for a relaxing walk. The best blue flag beaches for swimming around us are Culdaff Beach and Strove Beach, both have lifeguards during July and August. The closest beach to the cottage is Pollan Strand, other beaches worth visiting close by are Tullagh Bay, Kinnagoe Bay and Five Finger Strand. Most of these beaches are popular surfing locations too, contact Inishowen surf school for more info or to book a lesson.