The Green Guide - Touring Caravan & Camping Parks


Derrylahan Camp Site

Open 1st March - End of October

Address: Derrylahan, Kilcar, County Donegal, Ireland
Tel: (0)74 973 8079 - Code from N.I 00 353
Fax: (0)74 973 8447
GPS: N: 54°38'04" W: 08°37'17"


How to find Derrylahan Camp Site Kilcar, County Donegal, Ireland

Derrylahan Camp Site Kilcar, County Donegal, Ireland Click to view larger image in a new windowDerrylahan Camp Site Kilcar, County Donegal, IrelandGlengesh Pass near Derrylahan Camp Site Click to view larger image in a new window


Shaun McCloskey runs a camp site and hostel on the coast road between Kilcar and Carrick. Follow our signs from Kilcar on the coast road for 3km, Derrylahan Hostel and Campsite is on your left.

Motorhome Parking Available with, Limited Caravan Parking and electric hook-up (phone in advance)


Facilities include:

Full catering kitchen, hot shower, laundry, large camping grounds with electric hook up.

Mountain climbing is within 3 miles on the majestic 'Slieve League' and 'Bunglas', the highest overhanging sea cliff in Europe. Camping is a haven for hillwalkers and beginners will love the gentle walks on all or any of Kilcar's many beaches, country roads and nearby hills. Teelin Bay and beach within 5 minute walk. Music nightly in local pubs during the summer season. Convenient to bus service to and from Donegal and Dublin. Phone the camp site for collection from Kilcar or Carrick. When travelling by bus from Donegal or Killybegs ask to be dropped off at 'The Rock Kilcar', less than half km from the camp site, a warm and friendly welcome awaits you.


Activities Available in the area

  • Mountain Climbing
  • Hill Walking
  • Deep Sea Angling
  • Fly Fishing


Kilcar ... gateway to the Donegal Gaeltacht and noted for its Hand woven Tweeds and Traditional knitwear. A visit to Studio Donegal to see the Hand Looms at work is an experience not to be missed. Visitors are made most welcome and along with Tweed Hats and Caps, hand knitted Gloves may be purchased on the premises.


Recommended for Hostel and Camping By:

  • Lets Go
  • The Lonely Planet
  • Irland Reise-Tips (Martin Velbinger)
  • The Real/Rough Guide
  • Le Guide Du Routard
  • Irland Per Rad
  • The Berkely Guide