With its excellent leisure centres, cinemas and indoor play areas, the county is well equipped to keep the kids and the parents entertained - even on a day when the sun doesn't shine. Donegal's great parks, open top farms and adventure playgrounds mean you will never be stuck for a fun filled time!
Ireland’s Premier Indoor Aqua Adventure Playground is located on the sea front in Bundoran Co. Donegal.
A seasonal facility that operates the ISO 9001 Quality System and ’White Flag Award for Spa & Leisure’. Waterworld achieved GOLD standard in 2014 and won Training Ethos category 2012-2013.
Waterworld is open from Easter to September Opening times vary throughout the season.
UPDATE FROM FINTOWN RAILWAY
It is with great regret that we announce that the Fintown Railway will remain closed for the 2020 season due to the situation surrounding Covid-19.
We hope that we will be back in 2021 and we look forward to seeing you all then.
Until we meet again, stay safe and look after yourselves and your families.
Fintown Railway Team
Glenveagh National Park lies in the heart of the Derryveagh Mountains in the north-west of Co. Donegal. It is a remote and hauntingly beautiful wilderness which includes the Castle and Gardens.
At the centre of the Park on the edge of Lough Veagh is Glenveagh Castle, a late 19th century castellated mansion, built as a hunting lodge.
Tropical Butterfly House and Mini Zoo in the heart of Donegal, at Alcorn’s Flower and Garden Centre.
At Tropical World our Butterfly House has some of the most beautiful and exotic Butterflies from all across the world! Experience our Butterflies in free flight and in close range while walking among our beautiful Flowers & Shrubs.
Dizzys Den is the Northwests Premier Indoor Childrens Play Centre. Let the kids have fun in a safe, clean and secure enviornment, while you relax.Dizzys has a 3 level play structure, Baby Chang Facilities, Pool Table and coffee dock area.
We have a wide variety of activities for children across our park and we also provide accommodation with our log cabins and mobile homes. We have lots to do with bouncy castles, water sports, trampolines , an indoor play area, rock climbing, archery and many more activities!
Century Complex Letterkenny is an exciting family entertainment complex incorporating Century Cinemas, Backstage Bar & Grill and Century Play!
A Fun Safe New approach to Archery. Progress in minutes to playing The Games. All Equipment Provided. Corporate & Private Sessions. Indoors & Outdoors Fun.
Spraoi agus Spórt is a social enterprise based in Carndonagh, Inishowen providing excellent social, recreational and educational activities for the community which are focused on family development and which bring social, recreational and economic benefits to the area.
Spraoi agus Spórt provide a wide range of after-school, weekend and holiday time activities for children, including children with…
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…
Wains World, is a unique and exciting soft play adventure centre in Buncrana. It’s the fun and safe way for your kids to play! Let children explore Wains World and see what they discover!
Relax and catch up with friends over a coffee and a delicious bite while the little ones have fun! Provided are play facilities for a rainy day, parties for your little ones and their friends!
Each winter the site hosts thousands of migratory birds including geese, swans, ducks and other waders. During the winter months it is not unusual to see fields with several thousand Greylag Geese or Whooper Swans grazing and witness the return of the birds to the lake at dusk is one of the most impressive wildlife displays you are likely to witness. During the summer months Inch Wildfowl Reserve…
NatureNorthWest is all about connecting people with nature. From nature walks to bird song workshops, bat talks and childrens outdoor exploring we provide a range of different nature experiences in the north west. Get in touch to find out how you and yours can connect with nature locally!
Jailbreak is the North-west’s first live escape room! Set in real Dungeon Cells beneath the Old Courthouse, you and your group have been sentenced to death for a crime they didn’t commit and locked in a jail cell.
With only 60 minutes to escape, your group will have to work together to find clues in the room and solve a series of puzzles to save yourselves! Do you have what it takes to make it …
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…
M.Arina Adventure Centre is a soft play centre situated An Chuirt Hotel, Gweedore. (Down the stairs opposite the Serenity reception)
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Kilcar is the gateway to the Donegal Gaeltacht, situated between mountain and sea – a great centre for both activity and relaxation, offering the best in culture and tradition with modern amenities.
Visit their website for further information about local events, music, hill walking and much more.
Lurgybrack is a special place where all the family can spend the day together seeing animals and having fun. The centuries old farm building is home to range friendly farm animals that children can come face to face with. There is ample space to play safely, wander by the riverside, walk or just sit back and relax unwind with a snack from our tea room or have your own family picnic. School Gro…
Step back in time into an ancient woodland inhabited by extinct creatures to experience some of Ireland’s ancient lost wildlife. Walk among the ancient trees and encounter Bears, Wolves, Lynx and Wild Boar on your journey through the past.
‘Wild Ireland’ is located on the Wild Atlantic Way and is the newest and most exciting visitor attraction in the North West of Ireland.
Just a few centuri…
Donegal Railway Heritage Centre is considered one of the county’s hidden gems and is located just 300 metres from Donegal Town Centre.
Donegal had the largest narrow-gauge railway network in the British Isles, and uniquely, amongst steam engines and railcars, operated one of the first railway vehicles with an internal combustion engine in the world. This fascinating museum which has just been re…
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