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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.

Crolly - Siulóid Cois an Ghaoth

Siulóid Cois an Ghaoth - This walk is a short but attractive path along the tree-lined banks of the Gweedore River estuary. Linear Trail Length: 0.75km Time 15mins Nearest Town: Crolly Link to National Waymarked Way

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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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Edel MacBride Designer

Designer knitwear with a contemporary Irish identity designed and handmade locally. A sustainable family business connecting the past to the future. As a fashion designer qualified first from Limerick School of Art and Design in 1986, early collections were a reflection of new possibilities for Donegal tweed, a fabric first developed in our region of the North West of Ireland. With an instin…

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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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Donegal Music Trails

Donegal Music Trails immerses you in the Authentic Experience of Traditional Donegal, taking in all the breath-taking sights and hidden gems, sample local delicacies, while learning all about local music song and dance. We arrange personalised tours, intimate concerts and sessions and can also arrange one to one music lessons with some of Ireland’s renowned music artists. All guided tours are lea…

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Donegal Holidays

Welcome to DonegalHolidays.ie If you long to get away from it all, then Donegal is the perfect spot to enjoy a fantastic holiday. With soaring sea cliffs that plummet 300 metres, deserted white sandy beaches, jaw-dropping landscapes, excellent seafood and cosy pubs, Donegal forces you to sit back, slow down and admire the view. Our accommodation choices cover all tastes and budgets with detailed …

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Ballyshannon Cycle Hub Loop 1

Ballyshannon is part of the long distance North West Cycle Trail which goes through the counties of Donegal, Tyrone, Fermanagh, Leitrim & Sligo. This 326km route travels through a wide variety of scenic landscapes along quiet country roads & through rural towns & villages with traffic free sections in urban areas. The below shorter looped cycle routes will take you on a tour of the spectacular…

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Stephen Bennett Studio Art Gallery, Ardara

The Ardara art gallery of professional artist Stephen Bennett houses a large collection of Stephen’s latest work including Original paintings and Limited Edition prints. Stephen moved to Ardara, the birthplace of his late father, after a very successful career as a commercial artist in London, to follow his dream of working as an artist in Donegal. He now exhibits in his own gallery 2 miles out…

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Drumboe - Multi Access

Drumboe Multi Access - This trail follows forest tracks looping through the southern part of the forest to the western end, with the return along the river bank. It passes through some of the quieter parts of the forest with many species of trees and shrubs and there are bluebells and wild garlic in spring. There are good views of the river. In winter parts of this trail along the river may be flo…

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Donegal Scenic Travel

Donegal Scenic Travel is a new business with over 30 years experience in the passenger sector. In this our first year, we are providing a guided tour of SW Donegal. As we grow we intend to introduce additional tours to explore a wider area of our beautiful, yet much undiscovered county. On this leg of your sojourn along the Wild Atlantic Way, we invite you to sit back, relax and let our local prof…

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Wild Atlantic Way Adventures

Wild Atlantic Way Adventures is located in Clonmany, in magical Inishowen, North Donegal, full of heritage and culture. This is the home of Ireland`s most northerly point - Malin Head and it is here you will find the Ireland you have always dreamt of. At Wild Atlantic Way Adventures they combine adventure with learning, merge languages with fun, history with the environment, to enhance education.…

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Generation Ireland

GENERATION IRELAND, the latest International Programme from The Irish Education Academy, is a 14 day Irish Residential Cultural & Activity Camp based in Donegal, Ireland for the Summer of 2018. Open to Irish-American teenagers aged 13-16 years old, GENERATION IRELAND will provide a safe, secure and fun environment to learn the history and culture of Ireland and naturally fall in love with the pla…

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Eco Atlantic Adventures-Bioluminescent Night Kayak Tour

Bioluminescent Night Kayak Tour You’ll find many marvels along the Wild Atlantic Way Donegal, from the Knockalla Ghost Ship, the Magnificent 7 Arches, Fanad Light House, the Pollad Great Arch, spectacular sea cliffs and Knockalla's golden beaches. But the most mysterious of all, are the glowing waters to be found on summer nights along the Donegal Coast. Bioluminescent plankton shine under …

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Bundoran Seaweed Baths

Discover the benefits of freshly harvested seaweed in a heated seawater bath at Bundoran Seaweed Baths overlooking the Wild Atlantic Way. Enjoy our tranquil environment as you relax and rejuvenate in a freshly drawn seaweed bath with fresh Atlantic seawater and locally harvested seaweed. Containing powerful antioxidants, a seaweed bath can help you to cleanse and detox. Book your relaxing sea…

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Donegal Heritage Trails

Welcome to Donegal Heritage Trails. Based in Milford on the shores of beautiful Mulroy Bay my company offers heritage tours of North West Donegal. I specialise in walking tours of Ramelton and Rathmullan. If you really want to explore Donegal, why not try a guided tour? And who better than a native guide with local knowledge to show you places of interest and tell you the fascinating stories behin…

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Moville Slí

The Moville Slí na Sláinte is a 4.4km route which follows a picturesque 2.2km path along the River Foyle before returning back to Moville. The route starts at the Market Square, just off the Main Street and turns onto Jamess Street and down towards The Green (a 10 acre site donated by the Montgomery Family, ancestors of Field Marshal Montgomery the 2nd World War hero), where it follows the bottom …

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Smarty Pants The Little Town for Big Imaginations

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…

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Culdaff Slí

The Culdaff Slí na Sláinte is a 3.4km route, which starts at the Wee Hall in the village centre. The route continues for 1.7km along a well-maintained path towards Culdaff beach, car park and children’s playground. To complete the route, walk back to the starting point at the Wee Hall. Linear Trail Length 3.4km Time 30min Nearest Town: Culdaff Coillte Recreational Trails. The Long Strand …

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Dungloe River Walk - Slí Dhún na nGall

Dungloe River Walk - Slí Dhún na nGall - This walk is a pleasant stroll in the environs of Dungloe Town taking in the Dungloe River and Glenties Road. On pavement and path you are likely to see amazing birdlife. Looped Trail Length: 2km Time 40min Nearest Town: Dungloe Linked to National Waymarked Way

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Donegal Garden Trail: St Columbs

Built in the early 19th century for the Church of Ireland Rector, St. Columb’s overlooks the shores of Lough Gartan. The house and grounds were transformed into a haven of artistic beauty by the late Derek Hill who planted many rare and unusual trees and shrubs. Hill was assisted by James Russell of Sunningdale Nurseries “ Russell and myself aimed to accentuate simply the natural formation of …

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