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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.

Eclipse Cinema Lifford - Strabane

ECLIPSE CINEMAS LIFFORD-STRABANE·TUESDAY, 25 Eclipse Cinemas Lifford/Strabane is a 7 Screen Cinema based in Lifford, Co. Donegal, Ireland. 7 top of the range Cinema Screens. All with American rocker chairs. 3D Screen also available. We are the sister Cinema of Eclipse Cinemas Bundoran

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Seaview Gardens

Facing south and overlooking Donegal Bay, this garden has a large variety of shrubs and herbaceous plants giving year-round colour and interest. New plants and planting areas are continually being added, making this a garden to be visited time and again.

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Slí Ghabla (Gola Island) - Slí Dhún na nGall

Slí Ghabla (Gola Island) - Slí Dhún na nGall - Although relatively small, Gola Island is the ideal destination for a walker seeking an ‘off the beaten track’ experience. The island covers about 500 acres and is only one mile from the mainland. It is gently undulating, offers superb coastal scenery and supports an extensive range of birdlife. Looped Trail Length 4km Time 1hr 30mins Nearest To…

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Saoire Mara Charters

Saoire Mara Charters provides charter boat hire with a qualified skipper for Coastal & Island Cruises. Relax and unwind as you explore the stunning rugged coastline, marine wildlife and islands of the Rosses while breathing the fresh sea air of the Atlantic Ocean. View the Donegal coastline in a way that can only be appreciated from the sea with a close up view of steep cliff faces, caves and spec…

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Slí Arann Mhór (Arranmore Island) - Slí Dhún na nGall

The walk takes you on tarred road as it circles the island bringing you to the wild and uninhabited interior and western side of the island as well as through the houses concentrated along the southern and eastern sides. There is a spur walk to the remote Lighthouse. Views are of superb coastal and island scenery. Arranmore is the largest island off the Donegal coast. The settlements are limit…

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Eco Atlantic Adventures Kids Camps Rathmullan

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

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Donegal Cycle Route

The Donegal Cycle Route starts in Donegal Town connecting to the North West Trail and and follows a route along the local roads as much as possible through Mountcharles, Inver, Ardara, Dungloe, Loughanure, Crolly, Dunlewey, Creeslough, Glen, Milford, Ramelton, Letterkenny, and connects with the National Cycle Network and Sustrans Route 92 at Newtowncunningham. There are several signed spurs alo…

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Lifford Slí

The Lifford Slí is 3km in length and joins the Highway to Health route in Strabane as the first cross-border Slí na Sláinte route. The route begins at the church and continues in the direction of Lifford Bridge, by-passing the Town. At this point there is a Loop walk of 1.4km which takes in the Town if you wish. Crossing Lifford Bridge you will reach the Barnhill Road By-pass joining you to the 4.…

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Ards Forest Park - Marine Trail

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 them sand dunes, beaches, salt marshes, salt water lakes, rock face and, of course, coniferous and deciduous woodlands. With such a variety of landscapes, it is possible to spend many hours exploring this wonderful park. The…

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Donegal Castle

Built by the O\Donnell chieftain in the 15th century, beside the River Eske, the Castle has extensive 17th century additions by Sir Basil Brooke. The Castle is furnished throughout and includes Persian rugs and French tapestries. Information panels chronicle the history of the Castle owners from the O\Donnell chieftains to the Brooke family. Limited access for people with disabilities to the groun…

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Dunfanaghy Golf Club

Golf on The Wild Atlantic Way Nestled on the Western Shores of Sheephaven Bay with its blue flag beaches and stunning scenery, Dunfanaghy Golf Club sits on the edge of the picturesque village of Dunfanaghy in the shadow of Muckish Mountain. Golf has been played on the seaside links for over 100 years. The course was laid out in 1905 by Mr Harry Vardon, six times winner of the British Open. Many…

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Seas The Bay

The boat The Golden Fleece is fully insured and licences by the department of transport to carry nine passengers and two crew. Seas The Bay specialise in angling trips but also do bird watching, whale spotting, wildlife safaris or just a tour of Sheephaven bay. They cater for any trip you wish from 1 hr spins around the bay to full day fishing trips to Tory Island. They are a family friendly servi…

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Glencolmcille - Drum Loop

Glencolmcille Drum Loop - The stretch of coastline between Slieve League and Slieve Tooey in southwest Donegal is a fine spot for walkers eager to breakaway from the trappings of modern living. The entire 35km coastline bristles with jagged rock pinnacles and soaring cliffs and, nestled in the midst of all this glorious scenery, is the village of Glencolmcille. Wonderfully remote, Glencolmcill…

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Glenveagh National Park

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.

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Glenveagh View Point Trail

Glenveagh View Point Trail Length: 1km (This is a looped walk) Time: 35 mins Terrain: Steep stony path The View Point Trail is perhaps the best short walk option in the Park. It leads to an ideal vantage point for enjoying views of the rugged scenery, with magnificent perspectives of the castle below, Lough Veagh and the surrounding landscapes. This circular 1.5Km trail starts …

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Turf Bog Tours

Come with us on a visit to a real working Irish turf bog. Discover the scenery, wildlife and tranquility of the turf bog. Learn all about turf production, the traditional method of cutting with a spade, its cultural and social significance. Our tour is a half day expedition to our turf bog on the Donegal – Fermanagh border, high above the village of Belleek and in the shadow of Breesy Mountain.…

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Lurgybrack Open Farm

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…

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Feel Free Kayaking

Feel Free Kayaking takes people on guided kayaking tours of Mulroy Bay and Ballymastocker Bay in Portsalon. We also do trips on Lough Swilly from Scraggy Bay Glenvar. We are an experienced team and we are all certified kayaking instructors that will take you on an amazing kayaking trip in any of the locations we operate in.

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Donegal Climbing

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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Donegal Garden Trail: Cille

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…

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