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.
One Day Retreats (May, late August & September)
The pilgrimage season recommences at the beginning of May each year. In 2018 the Island will reopen for One Day Retreats on Saturday 5th May.
Please check the dates One Day Retreats are available here. They typically run on weekends and on a number of week days.
Boats are available from 9:15am. The crossing is less than 10 minutes from the l…
Donegal Donkey Sanctuary provides refuge to abandoned & abused donkeys.
Visitors are welcome. Wander the walkways & meet the donkeys up close! Visitor centre includes a tearoom/gift shop. Disabled facilities available. Come along & make a new furry friend today!
Donations can be made on our website and Facebook page or directly by post made payable to Donegal Donkey Sanctuary.
We are con…
Ladies Gents and childrens bikes for hire
Hybrid bikes, Hybrid bikes, ladies bikes, kids bikes.
We hire Double kiddies trailers, box trailers, tagalong bikes, kiddies seats, panniers, front handlebar bags trail gators.
Since its launch in 2015, Irish House has provided those who have an appreciation for authentic Irish crafts and design with the opportunity to purchase high-quality products at their location on the famous Diamond, in the heart of historic Donegal Town, Co. Donegal. The Mulherns, who founded and own Irish House, are fifth generation handweavers and have a strong desire to ensure that the centurie…
Nestled along the Wild Atlantic Way in the picturesque town of Ardara - one of the five designated heritage towns in County Donegal - you will find the hidden gem that is Triona. Triona was awarded Bord Fáilte Eireann recognition as the certified Donegal Tweed Visitor Centre in 1992 and offers all who visit the opportunity to experience the history, skill, and craft that has gone into handweaving …
One of Irelands oldest golfclubs. A unique 9 hole course with beautiful beaches and Martello fort.
The Culdaff Slí na Sláinte is a 3.4km route, which starts at the Wee Hall in the village centre. The route continues for 1.7km along a well-maintained path towards Culdaff beach, car park and children’s playground. To complete the route, walk back to the starting point at the Wee Hall.
Length 3.4km Time 30min
Nearest Town: Culdaff
Coillte Recreational Trails.
The Long Strand …
Muckross Head in South West Donegal just two km from the village of Kilcar, 10 km from Killybegs and near Slieve League, the highest sea cliffs in Europe and one of Co. Donegal’s major attractions. The spectacular panoramic views include St. John’s Point, Ben Bulben in Sligo, Croagh Patrick in Mayo and Sliabh Liag, Europes highest sea cliffs.
Rock Climbing: Muckross Head is a very unusual crag …
Guided Llama walks to the beautiful Erne Estuary for adults only.€20 per person to include light refreshments. Booking essential.
This linear trail on forest road and path takes in Bonnyglen Lough and Lough Namanlagh with some smaller lakes and streams to be seen along the route. There is a number of tree species to be enjoyed in this beautiful and peaceful woodland with a wide variety of wildlife including a heron colony.
Length: 3km | Time: 1 hour - moderate
Nearest Town: Glenties
Kids Summer Camps, Kayaking, Cave Exploring, Coasteering, Pier Jumping and Beach Games, and a large element of fun and learning.
Suitable for 8-14 years
Based at Portsalon Pier
Wetsuits and Kayaking Gear Provided.
Monday -Friday 10 am-12 pm €100 per person
First established over 30 years ago in an exposed coastal location overlooking Donegal Bay. The garden falls away from the house in a series of hidden terraces with an extensive range of plants, many unusual species suited to the coastal location. Imaginative use of grasses, rich exotic planting and high quality stone-work all feature. Big pots and containers planted with specimen plants are espe…
Donegal bay charters was created to offer boat hire for the donegal bay area. Providing professional pleasure fishing and deep sea angling.”Donna-Marie” is an 8mtr vessel and built by Lyme boats (UK) She was originally built as a fast potting boat and has generous deck space. `Donna-Marie` has a P3 licence and she is able to carry 12 persons +2 crew. She is very stable at sea especially at rest or…
Come along and experience the magic of watching the sun rise from the summit of Errigal, seeing the amazing Donegal landscape slowly being revealed as the sun rises over the land!
Clothing - wear comfortable and warm clothing, no denim, bring an extra warm layer plus waterproofs.
Footwear - hiking boots are ideal but any sensible and secure footwear with good grips will suffice (no open toes…
Ballyshannon Leisure Centre is great for all the family with a swimming pool and gym. Check online for their class and pool timetables and opening times.
Loch Eachnais - This walk forms part of Sli na Rossan (National Waymarked Way) but is an excellent short walk on its own.
Shortly after leaving the beach/car park you are in quiet countryside with excellent views over the Rosses and out towards Arranmore Island.
Distance: Approximately 4 kms (there and back)
Time: 30 minutes to 1 hour
Terrain: Rough track, quiet roads.
Kids Summer Camps Rathmullan
Kids Summeer camps with Kayaking, Snorkelling and Beach Games and a huge element of fun and learning.
Canoe Ireland Registered Instructor, Child Protection and Garda Vetted and Fully Insured.
Camp running Monday- Friday, July & August, 10am- 12pm,
All Kayak gear and Wetsuits provided.
Cost is €100pp,
Booking is Essential,
Contact Hugh 0862250599
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 …
Loch Chonaill Railway Walk - This walk on a wide gravelled track provides pleasant easy walking, for most of its length following the north western bank of Loch Chonaill with a lovely open vista of typical Donegal bogland, lakeshore and mountain landscapes.
Length 2.2km Time 35min
Nearest Town: Loughanure
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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