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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.

Letterkenny Golf Club

Letterkenny Golf Club is one of the most scenic parkland courses in the North West. The superbly upgraded parkland layout where an imaginative revamping in 2007 of the course by Declan and Ronan Brannigan has developed the land on the Barnhill estate bordering Lough Swilly into one of the finest in the country. Situated in a magnificent scenic parkland setting, bordering on the shore of…

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Afternoon Tea at Lough Eske Castle

Enjoy Traditional Afternoon Tea in the cosy Lobby Lounge or in one of our wonderful drawing rooms.

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Castlefinn X-treme Karting

The racing track is set out over 9 acres and provides the thrills of hair pins, full length straights and sweeping bends. The track is raced in an anti clockwise direction on tarmac with full run off points. The design of the track allows for the top speed of 55mph to be reached on the straight, before zooming into the Dragons Den bend, where careful manipulation and skill are required before ente…

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Donegal Garden Trail: Carrablagh House

Carrablagh is an outstanding example of a well established country garden dating back to the mid 19th century. Set on the eastern cliffs of the Fanad peninsula where Lough Swilly meets the North Atlantic Ocean. Surrounding woodlands protect the specimen plantings within. This most intimate, classic Irish Robinsonian garden has a magical atmosphere, sheltering its botanical treasures in a series of…

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Sliabh Liag - Europe’s Highest Sea Cliffs

Sliabh Liag - Europe’s Highest Sea Cliffs Sliabh Liag also known as Slieve League is one of County Donegal’s truly iconic visitor attractions. Situated on the south west coast of County Donegal, Sliabh Liag is said to be the one of the highest and finest marine cliffs in Europe. A visit to Sliabh Liag will take your breathe away with its dramatic scenery, imposing cliff faces, and wild …

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Forget Me Not Craft Shop

Irish Crafts, Gifts, Interiors Brighten up a rainy day by visiting Forget-Me-Not! Why not call in and take a look at our fabulous range of new stock. We have a wide stock profile, hand painted silk scarves, pottery, handbags, bog oak, turf craft, Belleek china, bodhrans, Celtic and contemporary jewellery, Hummel and to name but a few. Call in and see our huge range of crafts made in Donegal and I…

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The Surf Project Kids Club

The Surf Project Kids Clubs are Back This Summer! Kids Clubs are inclusive and engaging environments for all kids, regardless of background, where they can come and make new friends, gain self-confidence, have an amazing time in the great outdoors and learn more about God in a safe and super fun environment! Kids will have an hour of interactive Bible teaching and an hour long Surf lesson on th…

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Donegal Equestrian Centre

Donegal Equestrian Centre situated 1 mile from the centre of Bundoran in the beautiful North West coast of Ireland is the perfect choice for all your horse riding . They offer instruction in riding, horse riding holidays, pony camps, beach & trail rides suitable for all levels of rider. They have a wide range of horses and ponies from 11hh - 17hh to suit all abilities. With numerous beaches on the…

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Craic@Jacks

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.

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Finn Valley Centre

The Finn Valley Centre is the home of the famous Finn Valley Athletics Club. Founded by Patsy McGonagle who has been involved in a total of five Olympic Games, four as Irish Team Manager and one as Team Coach. Its the perfect place for families to enjoy a range of indoor and outdoor activities with football and AstroTurf pitches available to book, a full size tartan track which can be booked on …

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Inish Adventures

Just Kayak was set up in 2009 by local Moville business man Adrian Harkin, In 2013 Adrian decided that the company need to be rebranded to better advertise its high quality products and so the new company name Inish Adventures was born. Adrian is a highly qualified outdoor pursuits instructor with BCU & RYA qualification as well as first aid, child protection, archery, mountain biking and orien…

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Inishowen Quad Safari

Inishowen Quad Safari & Lazer Wars is a family runned business, on the outskirts of Buncrana. We are located overlooking the beautiful Lough Swilly at one side and Windmills on the other. We have x6 90cc Honda quads-for 10-16yrs, and x11 250cc Honda quads for 16yrs +. We have four different tracks for the quad bikes, depending on the level of experience. This is good for most weather conditions (e…

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Leisureland

Childrens Indoor Fun Park - Large Play System with Ball Pool, Dodgems, Bumper Boats, Carousel, Shooting Gallery, Small Cars, Shop, Nibblers Cafe, etc.

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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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Rossnowlagh Surf School

The beautiful beach is one of the the best places in Ireland and even Europe to learn to surf, With the perfect combination of medium sized rolling waves & spectacular surroundings it is also one of the most stunning places to surf. At ‘Rossnowlagh Surf School’ we take pride in our fun and professional approach.Our surf instructors are accredited with the Irish Surfing Association Surfing qualific…

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Walking Tour Packages Abbey Hotel Donegal

The Abbey Hotel has been dealing with Walkers and Hikers for many years and have put together great value packages to suit every level. There are walks for families, fun, fitness, leisurely walkers or seasoned ramblers - whatever your interest, we’ll have the ideal walk for you. Take a challenging hike or a casual stroll for a breathtaking experience. After a long day walking or hiking guests ha…

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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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Doagh Famine Village

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!

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The Water Wheels

Abbey Assaroe, in Ballyshannon County Donegal, was founded by Cistercian monks from Boyle Abbey in the 12th Century. In 1989 the Abbey Mill Restoration Trust acquired the mills and surrounding area. The restored mill now houses a coffee shop, restaurant, craft shop and museum. This museum relates to the history of the Medieval Cistercians in Ireland. Two rotating water wheels have also been re…

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The Gap Trail

This purpose built walking and cycling trail follows the old railway line which served a Bord na Mona turf extraction facility. It crosses the Ownea River (and the Bluestack Waymarked Way at this point), passes through an area of forestry and ends at the remote, but hauntingly beautiful, Lough McHugh. Linear Trail Distance: Approximately 2.8 kms Time: 1 hours Terrain: Purpose built path …

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