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Glencolmcille Folk Village, Glencolmcille

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  • We were looking for a decent cup of coffee on a trip to Dungloe from Killybegs, where we were based. Called into the Village Cafe here in Glencolmcille and what a wee gem it was! The place was spotles...  more »
  • Visited here in July with a group of Spanish students as part of a Summer school program. Although small the wealth of knowledge gained makes the experience well worthwhile. Our tour guide Shane expla...  more »
  • The Folk Village is celebrating its 50th anniversary. We were shown round three houses (17th century, 18th century, and 19th century), by a helpful young fellow as guide. The buildings were rich in ar...  more »
  • great day out for everyone with great scenery along the way. a step back in time to the old days, of a time without technology in a small fishing village in co donegal ,with just a short walk to the beach for a wee swim
  • Rich with history and culture. Spectacular views and traditional surrounding
  • Takes you back in time to Ireland of the last century. Professionaly put together well worth a visit
  • In its 50th year this place is a wee historical gem. Tea rooms serving traditional bakes and refreshments with a craft shop. Can cater for large tour groups. Accross the road from the local beach with stunning views, kids love this place. Tourist information point.
  • A very interesting place to visit to get a insight for how people lived in the past. Staff very friendly and knowledgeable in answering questions. Folk Village is not far from Slieve League and the Silver Strand at Malinbeg which are also well worth a visit to make for a very enjoyable day trip.

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