The least tempting of Donegal’s peninsulas is Fanad, circumnavigated by the well-signposted Fanad Drive. However, the western shoreline has little to offer scenically, and the whole peninsula is best approached along the eastern coast road from Letterkenny through the pleasant towns of Ramelton and Rathmullan, the latter with some very swish accommodation, before heading on to Fanad Head itself.

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