Our Facilities

Our visitor centre has a café and craft shop, parking, toilets and accessible facilities.

‘Ag tuile is ag trá a chaitheann an fharraige an lá’

‘The sea spends its day ebbing and flowing’. Irish proverb


Lighthouse Café

We have the Lighthouse Café on site, offering a range of teas, coffees, snacks, ices and home-baking. We have dairy-free coffee options and vegan ices in stock too. Perfect refreshments before or after your tour.

Sit and pass an hour with one of the best views in Ireland, watching the wild Atlantic waves come and go. Wheelchair accessible outdoor seating.

view from cafe
fanad lighthouse earrings

visit the craft shop

Hand-made Gifts

Our Craft Shop stocks a wealth of Irish produce, much of which is locally-sourced, environmentally-friendly and handmade. Our range includes Donegal soaps, Donegal tweed, wooden magnets, cards & prints, paintings, books, handmade pens, jewellery, clothing, soft toys, handmade crafts and more.

A great chance to pick up that unique gift for someone, or to treat yourself! Can’t call in person? A small range of items can be purchased from our online shop.

We are committed to sound environmental policy and

Make Every Effort to Reduce, Reuse and Recycle

We are committed to Sustainability. All our takeaway cups are made from biodegradable, compostable plant materials.

We sell no plastic bottles on site and we offer 20% discount to those using their own takeaway mugs for teas and coffees. We avoid single-use plastic and plastic souvenirs. Read more about our sustainability policy here….


Facilities & Accessibility

Free Car Parking

Bus Parking

Wheelchair access to lighthouse ground floor

Ample Bicycle Parking

Wheelchair accessible picnic benches

Baby Changing

Book a Tour

For a truly special visit to Fanad Lighthouse, our guided tour experience is a must. All our guides are local and can give you an authentic insight into the Fanad peninsula and life at Fanad Lighthouse.


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