IslandsAranmore. Three and a half miles off Burtonport. Twenty minutes boat trip - daily ferry service -'AN MISNEACH' (Tel. 075 20532). Interesting Marine caves. Great variety of fishing. Renowned lifeboat station.
Rutland (Inis Mhic A'Dorrian) off Burtonport West Donegal's chief commercial centre in the 18th century. NAPPER TANDY, en route to assist in 1798 rising, landed here from the FRENCH BRIG'ANACREON'. Having learned from 'captured' mail of the defeat of the French Expedition in the West, he immediately returned to France.
Cruit Island. Five miles from Burtonport, though it is linked by a bridge from BELCRUIT. Boasts of a nine hole Golf Course.
The Rosses is dotted with numerous Golden, Sandy Beaches where the visitor may enjoy endless hours of relaxation.