Explore Donegal’s Hidden Gem - Murder Hole Beach

The Murder Hole Beach in Donegal is a secluded and picturesque spot, with crystal-clear water and stunning views of the surrounding cliffs. It is a hidden gem that is worth the effort to find. 

How To Reach Murder Hole Beach

From Dublin, take the M1 and then the N2 to Derry. From Derry, take the A2 towards Limavady and then take the A37 to Buncrana. 

Once in Buncrana, take the R238 towards Clonmany. Turn left onto the R242 towards Mamore Gap. 

After passing Mamore Gap, continue on the R242 until you see a sign for "Cnoc Fola" on your left-hand side. Take this left turn. 

Follow the narrow road until you see a signpost for the beach. Park your car at the small car park and take a short walk down to the beach. 

Murder Hole Beach Tips & Guide

Be aware that the walk down to the beach is quite steep and can be challenging, particularly for those with mobility issues. 

It is recommended to wear appropriate footwear and bring a fully charged phone, as there is no phone signal at the beach. 

The Murder Hole Beach is a beautiful and secluded spot, but be cautious when swimming as there are strong currents in the area. 

Enjoy the stunning views and the peacefulness of this hidden gem, but be sure to leave the beach as you found it, taking any litter with you. 

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