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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.

Donegal Garden Trail

Founded in 2006, and opening our gates for the first time in the spring of 2007, we are an association of Public and Private Gardens. In 2019 we will have 22 member gardens spread throughout County Donegal from Innishown to Kilcar. Many private gardens proudly collect donations for local charities. Our membership includes long established historic gardens as well as newly made gardens. We are …

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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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Studio Donegal

While staying in Kilcar or perhaps passing through on your way to Slieve League why not stop off at Studio Donegal, a family run hand-weaving and clothing manufacturing business located in Kilcar Village. Visitors are invited to tour the facilities and observe the hand-weavers at work Monday to Friday. Admission is free. In the factory shop they offer tweed throws, men’s and ladies clothing, hats …

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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: Browns Farm

This garden surrounds a small house with flower borders, grassy paths and many seats each with a special view. Children are very welcome and there are maps for exploring paths and woodland passage ways. There are places for picnics or sheltering from raindrops. Admission: €5 to charity Directions: Take N56 from the centre of Glenties (direction Portnoo) for approx 8km. Take left turn on to …

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Donegal Garden Trail: Mrs Jessie Mahaffys Garden

Established in 1972 by Mrs Jessie Mahaffy, a relative of William Robinson and a granddaughter of the forester at Lissadell, Co Sligo, Blackrock is a garden constructed completely upon rock. A charming rockery sits above the farmhouse. A grassy corridor winds between a shrubbery and a shady border to a small cottage garden where perennials are interspersed with free-seeding aquilegias, foxgloves …

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The Art House

An exhibition of works inspired by travels in southern Africa but mainly based on his experiences with the Transkei and the Xhosa people. Most of the works on show are large format chalk pastel drawings produced over a period of 4/5 years and a slideshow of selected photographs. In addition is a collection of block prints and cyanotypes relating to his more recent travels in north Africa.

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Inishowen Maritime Museum & Planetarium

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…

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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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Ashtree Stables

Equestrian centre overlooking Mulroy Bay. Trekking and hacking along quiet mountain roads. Safety, quality and enjoyment guaranteed. All abilities catered for.

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Glenveagh - The Garden Trail

Glenveagh - The Garden Trail - Length: 1km (This is a looped walk) Time: 1hr Terrain: Gravel pathway Following a well-marked route the trail offers visitors a full tour of the features of the gardens. Started around 1890 by Cornelia Adair and embellished in the 1960’s and 1970’s by Henry Mc Ilhenny the garden offers great contrast with the surrounding landscape. Features inclu…

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Eclipse Cinema Bundoran

Bundoran Cineplex opened in 2001 on Station Road Bundoran. It was then rebranded Eclipse Cinemas Bundoran in 2009 and had a major regeneration since then with the addition of new American Rocker Chairs, Sony Digital 4K Projection and change of décor. A Donegal student came up with the name Eclipse Cinemas following a name the cinema competition because when you go into a studio it is bright, t…

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Rosguill Charters & Fishermans Village Lodge

Rosguill is a `State of the art` charter vessel equipped with twin 310 HP Caterpillar Diesel engines and all the best in electronic equipment. The RosGuill has a hydraulic diver’s lift. Diving The area from Tory Island to Malin Head has the best diving in Oceanic water, both scenic and wreck, available in Ireland. Within 40 miles of Downings there are 109 wrecks, including the Audacious, a dre…

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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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Donegal Designer Makers

Donegal Designer Makers are a group of craftworkers and designers who have joined together to promote our work to the public and visitors in Donegal. They cover a wide variety of craft work including Jewellery, pottery, textile design, paper-craft, wood-turning and furniture design. In Ardara they have a beautiful Gallery and shop selling many of their members work. They also have a br…

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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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Spraoi agus Sport

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…

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Rathmullan House Gardens

Just relax and chill out wandering in the seven acres of the beautiful Rathmullan House wooded gardens, with their lovely lawns and rose gardens, and the waterfall, sculpture, trees and flowers of the soothing, sunken Tranquillity Garden where, to quote Yeats, \peace comes dropping slow\.

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The Bike Stop

Treat your family to a fun day and get fit at the same time, cycling and taking in the views and sights of the beautiful rugged coastline of Bundoran, or broaden your horizons in the surrounding areas of Counties Leitrim Sligo and Donegal.

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North West Golf Club

Established in 1891, The Northwest Golf Club has often been dubbed by Cecil Barcroft, the ’St Andrews if of Ireland’ as it draws its links comparisons with that of the famous Scottish links. A founder member of the Golfing Union of Ireland, the course lies between the picturesque Moldy Mountains and the Sea. The surrounding scenery is magnificent. The Club boasts a modern, comfortable Clubhous…

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