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.
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 sea…
This attractive two story stone house was built in the 1840\s as the fever hospital for Dunfanaghy Workhouse. It closed in 1922. Then from the 1930\s to the 1960\s it was used as the National School for the Roman Catholic Children of the area. It’s opening in 1968, as \The Gallery\ was the inspiration of Frank Egginton, the well-known landscape artist. Since then his daughter and son-in-law have r…
Art Gallery and working Studio.
Mary Crowley is a artist who uses watercolour to capture the softness of Donegal.
Her landscapes are inspired by the glorious beauty of Inishowen. From crashing waves to gentle rolling hills, her work is eclectic. Visitors are always welcome.
Junior Summer Program-3 Week English Language and Activities
Do you want to have an amazing cultural experience in Ireland?
Do you want to learn English and practice with your new Irish friends?
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We are inviting you to join our family-run business on the beautiful Wild Atlantic Way in Donegal, Ireland.
Learn English in a peaceful, safe, environment in one of …
Horse Riding Centre providing trail riding/trekking for all the family. The rider will be taken by an experienced guide through a landscape that changes from sandy beaches that are pounded by the Atlantic rollers, rugged misty mountains, and relaxing long lanes to catch the views as you pass them by.
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…
Souls Gaze Studio - fine art and crafts made in Malin Head; Carnmalin, Malin Head, Inishowen wee shed gallery.
Paintings by artist Andrea Redmond are currently in collections in Canada, Scotland and Northern Ireland. She is renowned for her mystical works. Paintings of: local wildlife, scenes of Malin Head and Faeries; art dolls; wood , cement and stone sculptures; art quilts. Commissions welcome…
Fort Dunree, Dun Fhraoigh in Irish means, Fort of the Heather and indicates that this site has been an important defensive site down through history.
Today however, its stunning natural beauty and abundant wildlife are drawing increasing numbers of visitors to one of Inishowens most beautiful and peaceful locations. Fort Dunree was first opened to the public in 1986 and has attracted tourists …
9 Hole Pitch & Putt Par 3 Golf course. 9 Hole Crazy Golf. Atlantic Apartotel Crazy Golf Clubs and Balls are provided.
Childrens Indoor Fun Park - Large Play System with Ball Pool, Dodgems, Bumper Boats, Carousel, Shooting Gallery, Small Cars, Shop, Nibblers Cafe, etc.
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 …
Just 15 miles away from Letterkenny and 15 miles from Derry/Londonderry, lies Lifford, the historic capital of Donegal. The Old Courthouse was built in 1746 and was once home to some of the North Wests most wanted villains. These days its home to a visitor centre which has proved itself a firm favourite with all ages.
You will have a chance to experience the life of a prisoner as you are ar…
One Day Retreats (May, late August & September)
The pilgrimage season recommences at the beginning of May each year. In 2018 the Island will reopen for One Day Retreats on Saturday 5th May.
Please check the dates One Day Retreats are available here. They typically run on weekends and on a number of week days.
Boats are available from 9:15am. The crossing is less than 10 minutes from the l…
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…
Just relax and chill out, wandering in the seven acres of the beautiful Rathmullan House wooded gardens, with their lovely lawns and rose gardens, which sweep down to a 2 mile sandy beach. Discover the hotels walled garden and the sunken Tranquillity Garden where, to quote Yeats, \peace comes dropping slow\.
Member of Donegal Garden Trail.
An Grianán Theatre is an integral part of the county’s thriving cultural life and a flagship venue in the North West of Ireland.
It gives local audiences and visitors the opportunity to enjoy the very best local, national and international arts and entertainment events including drama, comedy, music, dance and much more.
This year I’ve tried to make the most of lockdown by reconnecting with what matters most – and, for me, that’s always been my family and the food we eat.
Sitting down to eat together at our kitchen table became the focal point of each day for my wife Brenda and I and our daughters, Niamh and Aoife, and they’ve inspired me to share those skills – and recipes – so that everyone can enjoy the wa…
Donegal Copper Craft is teaming up with Teac Jack Glassagh and going to be holding some workshops which caters for families, men, women and children from 12 years of age, following government guidelines with Social distancing.
Minimum of 10 and a Maximum of 40. for more information visit our website
Donegal Copper Craft also has an online shop which can also be viewed on the webpage
Rapid Kayaking offers the opportunity to go and explore.Get close and interact with the Wild Atlantic scenery, bird and animal life and the possibility of paddling into caves, through sea arches, to rocky reefs or along the beautiful, picturesque coastline in which the west coast of Ireland is famous for. The aim is to get onto the Wild Atlantic ocean to unspoilt, uninhabited natural locations and…
Bikes and Toys was established in 1991 in Carndonagh, Co. Donegal.
Instore we offer an extensive range of quality bicycles, whether you are looking for your childs first bike or a racing novice looking for some new wheels look no further! We have a huge range of over 200 bicycles on display and our trained professionals will help you choose and get the right fit for your new bicycle.
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