A popular destination for lovers of the great outdoors, Donegal is one of Ireland’s most unspoiled counties. Booking a flight to Carrick will guarantee you the ultimate retreat. The only things here older than the village itself are the mountains, trees and cliffs that envelop it.
Centuries old, this tiny village is quite literally miles from the nearest town. Situated on the Atlantic coast, a flight to Carrick is an excellent way to see rural Ireland at its unspoiled best. Londonderry Airport and Donegal Airport are both driving distance away, meaning that you’re sure to find a convenient flight here and you’ll be out in nature in no time.
The two closest airports to Carrick are the City of Derry Airport and Donegal Airport. Derry Airport is situated on the north coast of County Londonderry and is about 80 miles northeast of Carrick, or approximately a two hour drive away. Donegal Airport, on the other hand, is about 40 miles north of the village, and only an hour away by car.
Both Donegal and Derry are small regional airports, with a limited number of airlines and destinations. The closest to Carrick, Donegal Airport, serves a single airline with flights from Dublin and Glasgow International. Derry also serves one airline, with the arrival of regularly scheduled flights from London Stansted, Liverpool Airport and Glasgow International.
Due to its remote location, the only way to travel to Carrick after your flight arrives is by car. You can reserve your rental car through Expedia. Simply pick up the keys as soon as you arrive, and hit the road.
The City of Derry airport is approximately 80 miles away from Carrick via the N132, a stunning scenic route through the north of Ireland. Donegal Airport is about half this distance, but the N56 offers an equally splendid driving route.
You won’t take long to wind down after you fly to Carrick. Right off the beaten track, you’ll find it impossible not to get caught up in the village’s tranquil pace of life.
Here you can pay a visit to some of the highest cliffs in Europe at Slieve League Mountain, enjoy sighting the rare and exciting wildlife, including the golden eagle, or take part in one of its fishing festivals.
Whatever the purpose of your visit, you will receive a very warm welcome in the stunning, remote green county of Donegal.
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