Errigal Youth Hostel
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Errigal Youth Hostel is an impressive 5 Star hostel at the foot of the highest mountain in Donegal, the majestic Mt Errigal, and close to the haunting and mysterious Poison Glen (complete with the Green Lady ghost!) is definitely worth a visit!
Errigal Youth Hostel is part of the Irish Youth Hostel Association which emphasises safety and security in budget accommodation for youth travellers and groups. It is located in the stunning Glenveagh National Park with views of the Seven Sisters Hills and Dunlewey lake at the front and Mt Errigal behind, making it an attractive destination for hill walkers.
Manager Ann and her staff will give you a warm Irish welcome to Errigal Youth Hostel and help you with any questions about activities and cultural things to do in this traditional Irish speaking area.
Errigal Youth Hostel was built in 2007, it is an eco friendly complex with a variety of rooms from ensuite, twin, four bed and six bed rooms in a mezzanine style. Rates include continental breakfast, WiFi, wheelchair access, conference facilities, self catering kitchen, plasma TV, reading snug, laundry room, electric car charge point and parking. Visitors can also hire bikes.
Groups of 10 or more people can pre book meals in advance. The Errigal Youth Hostel is open for groups of 10 or more all year round and for all others from March to October.
As it is in the centre of the National Park, Errigal Youth Hostel prides itself on being very environmentally friendly. The staff at Errigal Hostel, with the help of the An Óige Environmental Group, worked very hard to make sure the hostel met the strict criteria needed to achieve the prestigious EU Eco Flower award.
Visitors return to the Errigal Youth Hostel year after year due to the unique location and modern amenities, with loads of activities in the area, there's always plenty to see, do and enjoy!