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Activities in Donegal

Donegal provides a brilliant backdrop for the plethora of activities which the county offers. Golfers need not go far to find a green, anglers can cast upon the many lakes & rivers, or one could simply trek along the vast landscape on horseback. Donegal is yours - go explore.

Discover Bundoran

Bundoran at Donegal's southern most tip has been making holiday memories since the late 1700s and continues to be one of Ireland's premier seaside destinations. Offering natural amenities such as the Fairy Bridges & Wishing Chair, golden beaches, breathtaking walks as well as the wild Atlantic waves cementing the town as Ireland's surf capital. There's also golf, angling and equestrian for those w…

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Ards Forest Park - Yellow Trail

This trail takes the walker on forest road through mixed age coniferous plantations past Rinnalack Hill and on to the shores of Lough Lilly. A small fen has developed here allowing white and yellow water lilies to flourish. A visit to Ards Forest Park will reward everyone at any time of the year. The park covers approximately 480 hectares (1200 acres) and includes a variety of habitats, among t…

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Dunlewey Centre

You can take a step back in time and visit the homestead of the world renowned weaver Manus Ferry and enjoy stories of times gone by from our experienced tour guides or take a trip out on the Dunlewey Lough on our tour of the lake where you will pass the Guinness estate (keep an eye out for the green lady who is said the haunt the house) If you prefer to stay on dry land you can take a ride on our…

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Ireland By Bike

Ireland by Bike is a family business, based in the village of Carrick, at the foot of Sliabh Liag in County Donegal. The business was founded in 2010 by the local Gallagher family. The company has gained a reputation for providing first class self-guided cycling and walking holidays along the Wild Atlantic Way and on the Donegal Highlands. We now offer a full range of cycling and walking holida…

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Awaken Adventures - Kayaking Tours

There is so much to see and explore from the unique perspective of the water, so why not come and discover Donegal on a guided kayaking trip Enjoy the tranquil and beautiful Mulroy Bay, paddle around the many islands and even stop for lunch on one. The trips are suitable for all, and are perfect for family adventures! All equipment and instruction is provided and the trips will be tailo…

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Wild Alpaca Way

Discover the Wild Alpaca Way on Donegals Inishowen peninsula. Enjoy a memorable experience in a stunning picturesque part of Donegal. Alpaca are curious, friendly and inquisitive creatures with an excellent temperament with their own unique characteristics. Get up close to nature and take in the fresh Malin Head air! Enjoy our natural environment, trekking with our herd of Alpacas around Ire…

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Walking Ireland - Tours

We provide both Sightseeing and Walking Tours. We also provide private tours. We will transport you in an eight seater VW Transporter Minibus. Our Guide is a Qualified and Approved Tour Guide as well as a Qualified Mountain Leader.

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Ballyarr Woodland Walk

Ballyarr Wood is a national Nature Reserve owned and managed by the National Parks & Wildlife Service. It has been designated as a Special Area of Conservation under the EU Habitats Directive because it is one of the best and largest examples of semi-natural deciduous woodland in the north-west of the country, and it forms an important link in Ireland’s network of woodland reserves. Old sessile oa…

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Rapid Kayaking

Rapid Kayaking offers the opportunity to go and explore.Get close and interact with the Wild Atlantic scenery, bird and animal life and the possibility of paddling into caves, through sea arches, to rocky reefs or along the beautiful, picturesque coastline in which the west coast of Ireland is famous for. The aim is to get onto the Wild Atlantic ocean to unspoilt, uninhabited natural locations and…

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Donegal Trad Trail

Enjoy a night of Traditional Irish Music, Song and dance in the company of some of Donegals finest traditional musicians. Our Trad Trail bus operates 6 nights a week (ex Saturday) from May to October, leaving the Tourist Information Offices on the Quay in Donegal Town at 9pm (returning approx midnight), bringing you to the towns of Ardara, Dunkineely and Glenties (depending on what night the se…

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Bundoran Seaweed Baths

Discover the benefits of freshly harvested seaweed in a heated seawater bath at Bundoran Seaweed Baths overlooking the Wild Atlantic Way. Enjoy our tranquil environment as you relax and rejuvenate in a freshly drawn seaweed bath with fresh Atlantic seawater and locally harvested seaweed. Containing powerful antioxidants, a seaweed bath can help you to cleanse and detox. Book your relaxing sea…

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Bundoran Bodyboarding School

The Bundoran Bodyboarding School is the only surf school in Ireland dedicated to the sport of bodyboarding. They provide body-boarding lessons at three main stunning surfing beaches around the Bundoran area to make the most of the surf conditions. As part of the Irish Surfing Surf School Program, they follow the Irish Surfing Association guidelines so you can be reassured that you are in good han…

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Inishowen Head Loop

The ancient territory (The Land of the O Doherty’s), of County Donegal is the most northerly part of Ireland. Its northern shore is on the restless Atlantic Ocean with Lough Swilly forming its western boundary and Lough Foyle to the east. Monuments of an earlier age grow from the landscape as castles, towers and ancient churches. The Celtic crosses and the pagan monuments come together in a co…

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Explorenorth

Explorenorth situated in the Inishowen Peninsula, specialise in providing day tours and luxury taxi and transfer services to small groups (max. 8 passengers). With their local background and detailed knowledge of the landmarks and culture of this unique region, explorenorth offer an experience of Donegal you just won`t get elsewhere. All our vehicles are of the highest quality, so we can guarante…

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Llama walking at Campview Farm Ballyshannon

Guided Llama walks to the beautiful Erne Estuary for adults only.€20 per person to include light refreshments. Booking essential.

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Bonny Glen Wood - Bonny Glen Walk

This trail takes you on forest road and path around little Lough Bonnyglen and passes through a plantation of Sitka spruce. The peaceful lakes and woods attract a wide variety of wildlife. Looped Trail Length: 1km | Time: 40min - easy Nearest town: Glenties

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Donegal Garden Trail: Ros Ban

A garden to relax in with a Celtic Theme, given over to wildlife friendly activities, but plenty for the garden enthusiast to enjoy. There is a display of medicinal plants and educational posters of native flora and fauna. A well-established Laburnum Arch is just one of many intriguing features. This 1.5 acre garden is of educational interest to children of all ages. You are sure to learn som…

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Donegal Holidays

Welcome to DonegalHolidays.ie If you long to get away from it all, then Donegal is the perfect spot to enjoy a fantastic holiday. With soaring sea cliffs that plummet 300 metres, deserted white sandy beaches, jaw-dropping landscapes, excellent seafood and cosy pubs, Donegal forces you to sit back, slow down and admire the view. Our accommodation choices cover all tastes and budgets with detailed …

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Donegal Garden Trail: Mrs Jessie Mahaffys Garden

Established in 1972 by Mrs Jessie Mahaffy, a relative of William Robinson and a granddaughter of the forester at Lissadell, Co Sligo, Blackrock is a garden constructed completely upon rock. A charming rockery sits above the farmhouse. A grassy corridor winds between a shrubbery and a shady border to a small cottage garden where perennials are interspersed with free-seeding aquilegias, foxgloves …

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Otway Golf Club

One of Irelands oldest golfclubs. A unique 9 hole course with beautiful beaches and Martello fort.

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