An Unforgettable Holiday Destination or Weekend Break

For an exciting getaway with friends and family or a romantic weekend break that you’ll be talking about for years to come, The North Pole Bar and Old Station House B & B in Inishowen, County Donegal, is a destination truly like no other.

Experience theAtmosphere of a traditional Irish Pub Setting

Established in 1961, The North Pole Bar is famous across Inishowen for its warm welcomes, jovial atmosphere and expertly-crafted pints. Experience the music, camaraderie and laughter that make the rural Irish pub famous the world over, while making friends and memories that you’ll cherish for years to come.

In a Breath-taking Backdrop of Mountains, Beaches and Lakes

Nestled beneath the mountains and lakes of Drumfries in the heartland of the idyllic peninsula of Inishowen in the North West of Ireland, a visit to The North Pole is a visit to the heart of Ireland’s emerald isle. With its golden beaches, staggering mountainsides and ancient untouched bog-lands, Inishowen is truly a sight to behold.

With Exciting Activities to Suit All Tastes

From golfing to fishing, surfing to hiking, Inishowen is a treasure trove of exciting activities, whatever the taste. Boasting Ireland’s most northerly point at the cliff-walks along Malin Head, as well as a range of craft shops and villages around the peninsula (not to mention easy access to the shopping districts of Derry City and Letterkenny), Inishowen has everything you need to make it the trip of a lifetime.

And the Modern Comfort of Bedrooms Designed with your Relaxation in Mind

All our rooms are en suite with free wifi and a HD flat-screen television in every room. Newly renovated to the highest standard in 2016, you can ensure that you’ll have all the comforts of modern hospitality while still enjoying the ancient beauty of the wilds of Donegal.


Relax and Unwind

Relax and let go in the modern indulgence of one of our three newly renovated en suite bedrooms. While the bar and lounge next door are home to the laughter and friendship that make the rural Irish pub a world-famous institution, the Old Station House extension is all about the soothing indulgence of modern hospitality.

With free wifi and a HD flat-screen television in every room—and the sumptuous embrace of fresh, silky linen tucked lovingly around brand-new premium mattresses—you can leave your worries behind and let go of the outside world as you melt into the comfort of your own private getaway.

Coffee and tea making apparatus are provided in room, as well as toiletries, towels and face cloths, while ironing material is available on request. With all this on offer you might never want to leave!

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Dinner and Drinks at the Bar

Is there anywhere else on earth that compares to the traditional rural Irish pub? The jokes and laughter, the camaraderie of meeting friends and soon-to-be-friends over a few pints of plain, or shooting pool against the backdrop of glasses clinking and voices laughing. There’s a reason the Irish Pub is famous the world over—and why The North Pole Bar is famous in Inishowen. Because there’s no better place to spend an evening of warm laughter and rewarding conversation with friends and strangers alike.

Whether you’re settling in by the fire in the cosy snug of the front bar or shooting pool or darts in the main lounge, you’ll be sure to make it a night to remember in The North Pole Bar. And if you’re lucky you just might arrive in time for one of our traditional music sessions, like the Inishowen Singers who play here regularly.

Our country kitchen serves delicious, freshly-cooked food every evening—with choices for everyone from the hearty steak lover to the careful vegan looking for something as tasty as it is pure—and with the relaxing privacy of our newly-renovated bedrooms in the Station House extension next door, and the fun and excitement of The North Pole Bar downstairs, you’re guaranteed to have an incredible experience—whether your stay lasts a week or only for a night.

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Plan your own Adventure

Home to Ireland’s most northern point at the wind-swept cliffs of Malin Head, and the final destination on the Wild Atlantic Way scenic tour, the peninsula of Inishowen is a uniquely idyllic and invigorating holiday destination.

With its breath-taking mountains, long, sandy beaches and wild, secluded rivers, you’ll find the perfect activity to suit your taste—whether it’s a relaxing day out on the links, or grabbing your surf board and running head on into the fresh Atlantic waves. From hiking to the top of a heady peak and beholding the breath-taking views, to angling for salmon in a quiet secluded brook—or even simply basking in the sun on a long, golden stretch of beach while the world around you passes by—you’ll be sure to find the adventure that’s just right for you.

And, with the bustling shopping districts of Derry City and Letterkenny nearby, as well as a whole range of unique craft shops and villages around the peninsula, you’ll have so much to do that you might have trouble fitting it all in!

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