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!
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!
An exciting childrens indoor activity centre. We host parties and have something for all the family. Based In Donegal Town.
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…
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…
No matter what age you are, who doesn’t love a campfire in the woods? With our fun and family friendly bushcraft sessions you can enjoy getting back to nature, learning some new skills and making some lasting memories.
Learn how to get a fire going safely in the woods using some basic materials, construct a simple tarp shelter, filter water and of course no campfire would be complete without to…
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…
Situated behind An Chúirt Hotel, Errigal View Pet Zoo is a family run business established in 2015. Aiming to deliver great value to families with a wide range of activities whatever the weather . From our indoor play area, indoor bouncy castle barn to outdoor play areas, crazy golf, Magical Unicorn encounters, Pony rides and of course all the animals, its great family fun.
What started as a p…
Bundoran Glowbowl has 8 Bowling lanes. Maximum players at any one time is 48 Bowlers, with 6 per lane. Pricing is per game Adults €7.50, Children €5.50.
This is the largest Family Entertainment Centre in the North West which caters for all the family.We are totally wheelchair friendly, we have ramps to Bowling Area and Ball Ramps that allow wheelchair play. Disabled Wheelchair access is from re…
Let the little ones in your life run free at our soft play area’. Kidz Kingdom is a fully indoor adventure centre that has slides, ball pools, trampolines and many more attractions to ensure hours of endless fun for the kids in your family’.
Full lunch menu with hot and cold drinks is available at all times. For the little and Big Kids in the family.
We also cater for birthday parties, confirm…
Gáinne Mór Alpacas is situated in the beautiful area of Sheephaven Bay, Downings, Co. Donegal. We offer alpacas walks on our farmland and farm visits by appointment. You can take one of our gorgeous boys for a walk lasting approximately 90 minutes on our farmland. The nature of the Alpaca is gentle and curious, making walking with Alpacas enjoyable and entertaining with their quirky individual cha…
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.
Oakfield Park is located near the Heritage town of Raphoe, Co Donegal and is a privately owned estate and home to Ireland's longest miniature gauge railway. Nestled in a lush landscape consisting of award winning walled gardens to ponds, lakes, a lakeside Nymphaeum, a hedge maze, heritage trees and sculptures. Our crowning glory is a 4.5km miniature gauge railway with a diesel and steam train ope…
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 …
A family run business bringing stories to life on the big screen in Letterkenny for over 75 years. With 8 screens, stadium seating, American rocker seating, all with 2D/3D digital cinema projectors and Dolby Digital 7.1 surround sound
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.
Welcome to Letterkenny’s number 1 Entertainment Complex in beautiful Donegal. The whole family can enjoy a day out at Arena7 with a great choice no matter what the age. The kids can choose from anyone of our seven great services from Bowling World to Waynes World from Strikes Bar & Restaurant to our Championship Pool Tables and not forgeting our Bite & Bowl Diner, Arcade Games, Go Karts and of cou…
Century Complex Letterkenny is an exciting family entertainment complex incorporating Century Cinemas, Backstage Bar & Grill and Century Play!
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…
Doagh Visitors Center takes you on an informative and at times humorous journey through Irish history & culture.
Life size, authentic attractions include original thatched dwellings inhabited up until the 1980s. Other scenes include an Irish Wake, Eviction Scene, Travelling Community, Presbyterian Meeting House, Orange Lodge, Republican Safe House and new for 2012 the Haunted Rooms!
Due to recent storm damage of the Whizzer tower, shortage of materials and availability of suitable qualified staff, Waterworld & Bundoran Seaweed Baths will not be in a position to open on April 9th as previously advertised.
The team regrets the disappointment that this will cause to our loyal guests who we know were looking forward to returning to Waterworld & Bundoran Seaweed Baths however t…
A Fun Safe New approach to Archery. Progress in minutes to playing The Games. All Equipment Provided. Corporate & Private Sessions. Indoors & Outdoors Fun.
Bundoran FootGolf Open every summer . A 9 Hole FootGolf course, Loads of Fun for all the Family, Groups, Parties & more. Brilliant rates and team activities available too. www,bundoranfootgolf..com for discounts
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.
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!
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We are delighted to announce that Fintown Railway scenic train service will reopen for the Summer Season 2022 from Wednesday, 15th June until mid-September 🚂
RAILWAY TIMETABLE AND BOOKING INFORMATION
Opening Times: June - September
Also open on Sunday, 2nd & 9th October 2022
The trains will be running on: 12pm, 1:30pm
Call or PM us to book.
*Please note that …
The Inishowen Maritime Museum and Planetarium is located in the old Coast Guard Station, only 100 yards from the Lough Foyle Ferry landing at Greencastle Harbour, County Donegal.
Attractions include extensive nautical exhibits, memorabilia, photographs, models, modern and ancient maritime equipment and Irish boats from six to fifty feet. The state of the art planetarium features accurate depic…
Bundoran Glowbowl & Macks Amusements is the largest Family Entertainment Centre in the North West and caters for everyone.
The futuristic Glowbowl houses 8 lanes of fully computerised Tenpin Bowling and the fantastic Amusements Complex has something for all the family. We have all the latest Driving Games, Dance Machines, Video Games, Pool Tables, Air Hockey Tables and a fantastic Video Jukebox…
Guided Llama walks to the beautiful Erne Estuary for adults only.€20 per person to include light refreshments. Booking essential.
Century Play facilities have been designed with all of the family in mind to ensure maximum fun and excitement. With a Junior area, Toddler area, Baby area and Sports areas all under the one roof, not forgetting the arcade area. A safe supervised area combined with a delicious adjoining coffee dock for parents to relax and unwind.
2's and under - €3
3-12years of age - €6
Jailbreak is the North-west’s first live escape room! Set in a real beneath the Old Courthouse, you and your group have been sentenced to death for a crime you didn’t commit and locked in a 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 out alive?
STAR WARS Walking Tour! We provide Ireland's only Star Wars walking tour, which is accessible to all visitors.
Your guide is Bren Whelan, a highly qualified Fáilte Ireland guide, Mountaineering & Climbing Instructor Certificate (WMCI), International Mountain Leader (IML), and Climbing Coach award holder, who has 30 years guiding people in Ireland and Worldwide. Most importantly, Bren was a key…
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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.
M.Arina Adventure Centre is a soft play centre situated An Chuirt Hotel, Gweedore. (Down the stairs opposite the Serenity reception)
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!
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…
Craic @ Jacks, an indoor adventure centre is located in Ballybofey only 5 mins from Jackson’s Hotel and consists of lazer tag zone, snooker hall and paint a pot in association with Kil n Time.
We are absolutely delighted to bring Donegals first Role Play Centre to you. Our centre is a scaled down version of a town this includes a little Garda station, Supermarket , Pizzeria, a Hospital and a recycling centre to name but a few of our themed areas. This centre allows kids to IMAGINE and EXPERIENCE lots of different role play areas. Our sessions are 1.5 hour and prebooking is essential. Pa…
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…
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