Take a ferry trip to Arranmore Island by ferry and connect with our 400 local people. Enjoy the island heritage and the culture that Arranmore Island has to offer. Once the home of the O’Donnells, Arranmore Island has a popular thriving Summer Irish College, which doubles the population during the summer months.
Arranmore Island is located only three miles from Burtonport and is accessible via our Arranmore Ferry. The crossing takes around 15 minutes. Once there, you can spend the day exploring the scenic views and drives around this beautiful Island. We offer a reliable daily service 12 months of the year.
Arranmore Island is a wonderfully peaceful island with a way marked trail leading from sandy beaches to the islands rocky summit. This provides many spectacular views of the glittering sea, cliffs, rocks arches. And see the majestic mainland mountains from Glen head to Tory Island.
The crystal clear waters surrounding Arranmore Island provide great dive sites and sea angling. The island freshwater lakes are home to trout. Sea angling contacts can be provided by contacting 074 95 42233.
Walk to the lighthouse, coastguard station or the WW2 Monitoring post. Or to Leabgarrow the main village, which is on the South East or sheltered side, where the ferry lands.
The island has had reliable electricity since the mid 1950’s and fresh mains piped water since 1973. The telephone lines added in the 1980’s have been upgraded recently to include high speed fibre broadband.