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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.

Tullagh Bay Equestrian Centre

If you are interested in horse riding in Donegal then the friendly team at Tullagh Bay Equestrian Centre are on hand to provide a range of equestrian activities in a fun and safe environment with top class facilities. They have a large selection of horses and ponies for you to get to know and choose from when booking a lesson or for trekking. Tullagh Bay Equestrian Centre is located on Inishowen…

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Donegal Scenic Travel

Donegal Scenic Travel is a new business with over 30 years experience in the passenger sector. In this our first year, we are providing a guided tour of SW Donegal. As we grow we intend to introduce additional tours to explore a wider area of our beautiful, yet much undiscovered county. On this leg of your sojourn along the Wild Atlantic Way, we invite you to sit back, relax and let our local prof…

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Slieve League Cultural Centre

Experience the majestic Irish attraction of Slieve League. We offer daily guided tours along with shuttle buses to and from the cliffs. Visitors can take full advantage of our free parking which includes lots of room for coaches. After exploring the cliffs, join us at Ti Linn Café where you can find a wide variety of food and beverages. We also offer FREE Wifi for all customers so you can s…

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Fort Dunree

Walking around Dunree Point is undoubtably one of the highlights of a visit to the Inishowen Peninsula. A series of signposted footpaths allow the visitor to explore at their own pace. Detailed information boards, shelters, picnic tables and benches help to create a memorable experience whether you are a first time or regular visitor. Walk 1 is the most effortless of the three walks but it is…

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Ballyshannon Hub Routes

Ballyshannon is part of the long distance North West Cycle Trail which goes through the counties of Donegal, Tyrone, Fermanagh, Leitrim & Sligo. This 326km route travels through a wide variety of scenic landscapes along quiet country roads & through rural towns & villages with traffic free sections in urban areas. Cycle routes will take you on a tour of the spectacular coastal scenery of Ballysha…

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Wild Atlantic Surf School

Established in 2015 by Greg Gallagher, Wild Atlantic Surf School operates at the beautiful Dooey Beach near Dungloe in Co. Donegal on the north-west coast of Ireland. Wild Atlantic Surf School is approved by the Irish Surfing Association and provides a fun and safe introduction to the sport of surfing. Dooey Beach is the perfect location to get started, with over 3 kilometres of sandy beach and i…

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Inishshowen Surf School

Inishowen is Donegal and Northern Irelands most northern point and has some of the most consistent waves in Ireland due to its exposure to South West, West and Northerly/Noreasterly Swells. Its long stretches of golden, sandy beaches make for safe conditions for learning to surf. The Inishowen area has many great surfing spots with breathtaking scenery.

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Sea Safari & Marine Heritage Tours

Discover the beauty of the great Arranmore Island and the smaller islands around it! The numerous offshore islands are havens of peacefulness and tranquillity where nature and wildlife prosper without interruption. Cliffs, beaches, rocky outcrops, sea stacks, sea caves provide perfect habitats for marine life as well as superb photographic opportunities for visitors. - Take a 2.5 hours boat excur…

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Wild Donegal Tours

Wild Donegal Tours is a new bus tour company for Donegal. We propose to take advantage of an existing gap in the market for a company specialising in tours along the rugged and unspoilt Wild Atlantic Way. We plan to offer a choice of scenic day tours to the headlands and winding coastlines of Donegal which will include iconic Donegal sites like Fanad Lighthouse, Grianan of Aileach Fort and Doe Cas…

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Donegal Garden Trail: Castle Grove Country House Hotel & Gardens

Castle Grove is a four star family run Country House set in 200 acres of mature parkland. It is the perfect base to explore Donegals Wild Atlantic Way and other gardens on the Donegal Garden Trail. The house was built in 1695 and boasts a fascinating history, with gardens designed by Lancelot Capability Brown. There is a four acre Walled Garden dating back to the 1800s. Visitors are welcome t…

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Portsalon Golf Club

Golf has been played on the Portsalon links since the 1880's. The club was one of the founder members of the Golfing Union of Ireland, the oldest golfing union in the world. Originally designed by Charles Thompson of Portrush, the layout has evolved over the decades with significant changes being undertaken under the guidance of Pat Ruddy in 2000 in more recent years by Paul McGinley Design. …

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Inishowen Bogwood Sculptures

These sculptures, uniquely crafted by Mary Doherty, allow individuals a unique opportunity to view remnants of our past which lay untouched by human hand for centuries, and now have been brought to new life by Mary’s creativity and her ability to enhance the existing beauty which nature offers in the unspoilt areas of our countryside. For generations the fuel for heating and cooking was produced…

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Triona Design

Housed in a building formerly known as ‘the mart’ Triona Design is a family run business. 25 years of keeping alive the tradition of handwoven Donegal Tweed and Irish Produce. Having 5 generations of weavers in the family keeping alive such an art is not an easy task and so has earned Triona Design numerous Failte Ireland Awards and Donegal enterprise Awards.

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Dunlewey Kayaking - Family Kayaking Trip

FAMILY KAYAKING TRIP Suitable for beginners you will go on a family kayaking trip with a difference, We will be meet at a prearranged meeting spot where we will get you sorted out with required equipment. This will be followed by a safety chat and on land instruction. Then we will get on the kayaks and get everyone comfortable with paddling on the water. Then following clues placed in cer…

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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. Our aim is to get onto the Wild Atlantic ocean to unspoilt, uninhabited natural locations and…

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Grassroutes Electric and Hybrid Bike Hire

GrassRoutes Electric Bike Adventures offer the best start points for exploring The Wild Atlantic Way in Co. Donegal. Our Cycling Tours Operate from Termon, Donegal Town and Árainn Mhór, Co. Donegal. Explore The Most Scenic Locations in The North West of Ireland. Full Cycling Holidays available, just select from one of our Suggested Cycle Tour Packages or CONTACT US and we will help you des…

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Slieve League Bus Tours

The Slieve League (in Irish Sliabh Liag, meaning Grey Mountain) cliffs are situated near Glencolumbcille. They are considered amongst the world’s finest marine cliffs and at 601 metres are the highest in Europe. Use Curran’s Sliabh Liag Bus Tours to see all the best views and learn more about the history and culture of the area. We run regular shuttle minibuses from Carrick to all the most spe…

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Ballykeeran Forest Trail

This site is in a forested area alongside the N56 which is the gateway to west Donegal. This area of Co Donegal has strong historical connections with the ODonnell chieftains. It was on Doon Rock which is in the Kilmacrenan area that the inauguration of the O’Donnell chieftains took place, the last such ceremony having occurred in 1603.This area of Donegal is also of religious significance as it w…

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Burtonport Old Railway Walk - Muckish to Falcarragh

This section of the Burtonport Railway Walk is a 6 km route through spectacularly remote areas of County Donegal with magnificent views as it follows the route of the railway line to Burtonport. This section runs along Muckish Mountain from Creeslough to Falcarragh. Along the way the trail passes by lough Agher, cuts through rocky outcrops showing some of the engineering fetes involved in the cons…

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Glenevin Waterfall Walk

Glenevin Waterfall Walk - The walk up Glenevein Valley to the Glenevin Waterfall in Clonmany, County Donegal, takes the rambler on a safe, well sign -posted route. Newly installed picnic areas blend easily into the natural landscape. Footbridges are dotted along the track as visitors criss cross the stream using the stepping stones. The basin at the foot of the waterfall is called Pohl-an-eas - t…

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