Top things to do

Beach in Rossnowlagh

Rossnowlagh Beach

This stunner of a Blue Flag beach is the main draw in town, with the Atlantic surf rolling onto its broad expanse of sand. You can drive your car straight onto the beach as it is a public right of way (which does un…
Monastery in Rossnowlagh

Franciscan Friary

Hidden deep in a forest at the southern end of the beach, this modern friary was built in the early 1950s and is set in beautiful, tranquil gardens that are open to the public. The Way of the Cross – a religious wal…
Irish in Rossnowlagh

Gaslight Inn

Set on the clifftop, the Gaslight Inn offers an extensive menu of well-cooked comfort food and spectacular views over the bay. The owners also run the Ard na Mara guesthouse, which has five bright rooms.