Inishowen has been described as Ireland in microcosm and the hidden jewel of the Irish landscape. A rugged, sea framed peninsula with a spectacular coastline, speckled with stunning beaches and a striking central mountain range with Slieve Snaght - mountain of snow - at its centre.
The village of Culdaff is situated in the most northerly region of Ireland, the Inishowen Peninsula in Co. Donegal. An area of outstanding beauty and steeped in history, the picturesque village is set around the village green and pump-house. Dating back to the 8th. century the present village was originally the site of the monastery of St. Buadan.
The village is set on the banks of the Culdaff River which is crossed by two stone bridges that mark the location of the ancient fords that gave Culdaff its name (in Gaelic, Culdaff is “Cul da Ath”, corner of the two fords.)
Just 15km from Malin Head, Culdaff is the perfect base from which to explore the peninsula. Culdaff, with a population of just 200 people, is a picturesque plantation village built on an ancient monastic site and beside one of Ireland's most beautiful Blue Flag beaches – voted by the Independent as the 8th Best Beach in the World.