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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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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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Muckish - Lúb an iarnrod

Pleasant walk through bogland & heather offering great views of Muckish Mountain & the vast expanse of bogland in the shadow of this iconic mountain. Walk is short but provides a good atmospheric flavour of the vast walking potential of this area. Walk is adequately signposted - best in dry conditions and suitable for whole family. Looped Trail Length: 2km Time: 35min Nearest Town: Crees…

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Muckish Lúb Loch Achair

Pleasant walk through bogland & heather offering great views of Muckish Mountain & the vast expanse of bogland in the shadow of this iconic mountain. Walking is largely on level rough surfaced tracks with some sections of rougher bog paths which could be wet at times,Much of the walk is along the old track path of the historic Burtonport rail line passing alongside Lough Achair and offering dist…

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Glenalla House Gardens

The country estate garden of Glenalla is a hidden world surrounded by native woods and moorland. Established in the late 18th century with extensive landscaping by the Franklin family since 1913.

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Wild Ireland

Step back in time into an ancient woodland inhabited by extinct creatures to experience some of Ireland’s ancient lost wildlife. Walk among the ancient trees and encounter Bears, Wolves, Lynx and Wild Boar on your journey through the past. ‘Wild Ireland’ is located on the Wild Atlantic Way and is the newest and most exciting visitor attraction in the North West of Ireland. Just a few centuri…

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IOSAS Centre & Celtic Prayer Garden

The IOSAS Centre (Island of saints and scholars) and Celtic Prayer garden. The Celtic Prayer Garden is Ireland’s only such garden and is set in six acres of natural bog land, approximately 10 minutes out of the city centre of Derry. Here we invite you to step back in time to an Ireland of saints and scholars, a people who had a very strong sense of creation, a robust attitude to religious pr…

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Walking Donegal

Céad mile fáilte go ‘Hillwalking Donegal’. Go dté mar atá sibh! My name is Seamus Doohan. I was born and raised in the Gaeltacht area of Falcarragh in Co. Donegal, under the shadow of the majestic Derryveagh mountains, and within a whisper of the rugged coastline of the wild North Atlantic. As someone who has a passion for the outdoors, it was inevitable that I would take to hill walking. …

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Mary Crowley Artist's Studio and Gallery

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.

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Colmcille Heritage Centre

The story of Colmcille is told with artistically designed banners, stained glass, illustrated panels, artefacts, a wax model with authentic clothing and a step-by-step illustration of ancient manuscript fabrication. A tour of the centre also includes an audiovisual on the life of Saint Colmcille. A special tapestry display protraying the Derryveagh Evictions is also on show within the centre. …

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Slieve League Bus Tours

The Slieve League (in Irish Sliabh Liag, meaning Grey Mountain) cliffs are situated near Glencolumbcille. They are considered amongst the world’s finest marine cliffs and at 601 metres are the highest in Europe. Use Curran’s Sliabh Liag Bus Tours to see all the best views and learn more about the history and culture of the area. We run regular shuttle minibuses from Carrick to all the most spe…

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Land & Seascapes Photography Trip September 2020

September 16-24 2020 - Open to all Persons aged 18+ Untouched and virtually unexplored, this ruggedly beautiful and remote part of Ireland is known as the Wild Atlantic Way. It’s no wonder Donegal was named the ‘Coolest Place on the Planet for 2017’ by National Geographic. Nature is spectacular and bracing here, from the sea cliffs at Sliabh Liag, to deserted islands of Lough Erne, to the hi…

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Ballybofey & Stranorlar Golf Club

Ballybofey and Stranorlar G C is situated approximately half way between Co. Sligo Golf Club at Rosses Point and British Open Venue 2019 Royal Portrush GC or Irish Open Venue 2018 Ballyliffin GC. It has become one of the most admired courses in this part of the country in recent years. Ballybofey & Stranorlar G C is set on lush mature parkland, with tree lined fairways and picturesque views of…

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Donegal Climbing

Donegal Climbing is an adventure tourism business that offers amazing rock climbing and mountain training adventures in Inishowen, County Donegal. We provide tailor made personal, family, friend, and club orientated adventure packages that are accessible to all visitors, regardless of their experience of rock climbing or mountaineering. Your guide is Bren Whelan, a highly qualified Winter Mount…

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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, 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.

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Hanna Hats of Donegal Ltd

The Hanna Hats story began in 1921 when David Hanna cycled over 100 miles from Belfast to Donegal with the hopes of securing an apprenticeship with McDaid’s Tailors in Donegal Town. David was successful and after a few short years Hanna Hats, as we know it today, was established in 1924. David initially focused on tailoring suits, and then by chance he discovered a particular interest and flai…

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Unique Ascent

At Unique Ascent we provide a range of unique guiding and instructional packages tailored to take you safely to the summits of the most outstanding Sea Stacks in Ireland and the UK. What is involved in an average sea stack climbing day will take you way beyond any other currently available adventurous activity in Ireland. This activity is open to everyone and does not require any previous climbing…

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The Cosy Cottage

Bikes to hire for all the family to enjoy at The Cosy Cottage.

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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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Dunlewey Kayaking - Family Kayaking Trip

FAMILY KAYAKING TRIP Suitable for beginners you will go on a family kayaking trip with a difference, We will be meet at a prearranged meeting spot where we will get you sorted out with required equipment. This will be followed by a safety chat and on land instruction. Then we will get on the kayaks and get everyone comfortable with paddling on the water. Then following clues placed in cer…

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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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Ard na Mona Wood

The views in Donegal are stunning, so a country stroll becomes a mini-adventure for all the family. Ardnamona Woods is a marvellous quiet Nature Reserve with a nicely created walking path loops around large oak, hazel and holly trees in a Woodland that is left in its natural state. There are beautiful mosses, bluebells, wood sorrel, streams and the lakeside to enjoy on this delightful walk develo…

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DivinDec Scuba Dive School & Dive Shop

DivingDec was established in 2009 with the goal of providing the highest standards of quality training anywhere in the world through their unique 1-1 policy. Since then they have expanded to become Ireland`s first and only complete beginner to advanced mixed gas training, retail and services facility. They can supply all divers with the personal advice and quality equipment to meet even the …

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Sliabh Liag Boat Trips

Sliabh Liag Boat Tours are running regular sight seeing boat trips to Sliabh Liag Cliffs from Teelin since 1995 We can carry up to 36 passengers and will sail with as little two passengers Sailing times are 10. 12. 2. 4. 6. and sometimes 8 am/pm in peak season We operate between April and October weather permitting and have a pool of qualified and experienced skippers to make your trip a mem…

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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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Waterworld

Due to recent storm damage of the Whizzer tower, shortage of materials and availability of suitable qualified staff, Waterworld & Bundoran Seaweed Baths will not be in a position to open on April 9th as previously advertised. The team regrets the disappointment that this will cause to our loyal guests who we know were looking forward to returning to Waterworld & Bundoran Seaweed Baths however t…

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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 Copper Craft

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 Each pi…

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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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Crolly Lúb Loch na Caillí

A-B. Exiting Ionaid Naoimh Padraic, turn right and follow the purple (and green) arrows along the road. The green arrows are for the shorter Lúb an Clochain Bhig. After 50m turn right and join a stoney road - this was the old railway line. This ends near a bridge where the loop turns right, travels another 150m to reach the N56. Cross with care and join a bog road by the side of houses. Continue t…

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Woodquarter - Forest Trail

Woodquarter Forest Trail: - Walking Trail and picnic site. This trail is along the western shore of Mulroy Bay. It is over undulating ground which rises steeply at the furthest section of the trail and offers panoramic views of the bay along the way. This site is in a part of Donegal which includes some of the most scenic areas of the county. It is on the western shore of Mulroy bay which is pa…

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Fisherman Out of Ireland Knitwear Kilcar

New showroom open @ Ballymoon, Kilcar, Co. Donegal Open 9.30am - 4.30pm Monday - Thursday Open 9.30am - 2.30pm Friday For more info email us at: info@fishermanoutofireland.com Irish Knitwear at its best. Since 1991, Fisherman Out of Ireland has been producing knitwear blending the ancient techniques and material of Donegal knitting enlivened by modern styling and clever use of color and luxury yar…

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North West Golf Club

Situated on the shore of the Swilly in County Donegal, on the Wild Atlantic Way, The North West Golf Club has been described as the St Andrew's of Ireland. Established as an 18 hole links course in 1891 it is one of the 9 founding members of the Golfing Union of Ireland. The North West is a challenging course that offers breathtaking views, fantastic hospitality and will require everything…

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Sea Safari & Marine Heritage Tours

Discover the beauty of the great Arranmore Island and the smaller islands around it! The numerous offshore islands are havens of peacefulness and tranquillity where nature and wildlife prosper without interruption. Cliffs, beaches, rocky outcrops, sea stacks, sea caves provide perfect habitats for marine life as well as superb photographic opportunities for visitors. - Take a 2.5 hours boat excur…

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Fin McCool Surf School & Shop

Fin McCool Surf School based in Rossnowlagh, Co.Donegal on the north-west coast of Ireland, provides an enjoyable and safe introduction to the ever growing exhilarating sport of Surfing. Neil Britton, head surf instructor and owner of Fin McCool’s, comes from a family of surfing pioneers in Ireland. Neil has surfed on the Irish team and has judged surf contests internationally. Fin McCools Surf …

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Bonny Glen Wood - Bonny Glen Walk

This trail takes you on forest road and path around little Lough Bonnyglen and passes through a plantation of Sitka spruce. The peaceful lakes and woods attract a wide variety of wildlife. Looped Trail Length: 1km | Time: 40min - easy Nearest town: Glenties

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Donegal Bay Waterbus

Donegal Bay Waterbus will recommence operations in March 2022. The Donegal Bay Waterbus has been bringing passengers on sight-seeing tours from Donegal Town since 2006. Cruise around Donegal Bay in a state of the art 160 seater Waterbus. View the seal colony on Seal Island, The Bluestack Mountains and Donegal Bays many islands with full commentary. Relax in our fully stocked bar and enjoy our …

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Jailbreak @ Lifford Old Courthouse

Re-Opening as soon as restrictions allow. Jailbreak is the North-west’s first live escape room! Set in a real beneath the Old Courthouse, you and your group have been sentenced to death for a crime you didn’t commit and locked in a cell. With only 60 minutes to escape, your group will have to work together to find clues in the room and solve a series of puzzles to save yourselves! Do you hav…

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Inishowen Head Loop

The ancient territory (The Land of the O Doherty’s), of County Donegal is the most northerly part of Ireland. Its northern shore is on the restless Atlantic Ocean with Lough Swilly forming its western boundary and Lough Foyle to the east. Monuments of an earlier age grow from the landscape as castles, towers and ancient churches. The Celtic crosses and the pagan monuments come together in a co…

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Border Bikes

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. Bikes…

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Gweedore Golf Club

Gweedore Golf Club is a jewel in the middle of the Donegal Gaeltacht. From the scratch golfer to the beginner, you are always guaranteed to be given a Ceád Míle Fáilte. The superbly upgraded links layout with an imaginative revamping in 2014, with great assistance from An Roinn Ealaion Oidhreachta agus Gaeltachta, has helped develop the course into one of the most natural and picturesque links cou…

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Awaken Adventures - Rock climbing

Rock climbing is such an exhilarating experience! Imagine climbing up on granite rock faces with the Atlantic Ocean crashing on the rocks below, add to that the thrill of walking your heels to the edge, taking a deep breath and leaning back out into the air at the start of an abseil, and you’re sure to create some memories that will last! There are world class rock climbing venues all around Don…

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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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Inis Eoghain Cycleway

The Inis Eoghain Cycleway is a 55km loop connecting The River Foyle in County Londonderry to Lough Swilly in Donegal. More than one third of the route is traffic free passing along the Foyle Valley, close to the heart of Derry City and continuing under the spectacular Foyle Bridge before heading through Ballyarnett Country Park. Once at the city limits, the route begins to climb to An Grianán …

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Boardwalk at Donegal Boardwalk Resort

Donegal Boardwalk Resort is a luxury holiday retreat which features 27 modern holiday homes (detached and semi-detached) in beautiful Carrigart, Co.Donegal. Along with the holiday homes, the Resort also features a number of amenities including two outdoor childrens playgrounds, all weather tennis/ basketball courts, Hooked bar & restaurant, and the Boardwalk itself which gives the Resort its name!…

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Institute of Study Abroad Ireland

The Institute of Study Abroad Ireland Partners with Colleges, Universities, High Schools and Organizations to deliver high quality educational and cultural experiences in Ireland. Programs are affordable, authentic and accessible. All welcome.

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Dunlewey Kayaking

We run guided kayak trips, fun family sessions and coaching on Dunlewey Lake surrounded by the stunning backdrop of Errigal and The Poison Glen. With local history, myths and legends an experience not to be missed.take a trip through time from the Ice Age to the present day. All sessions will be run specific to clients preference. Sit on top kayaks are used so no experience required.

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Sandfield Pitch & Putt

A challenging 18 hole Pitch & Putt course with spectacular views of Morgan's Lough and the hills of Donegal. Once described by a regular visitor as "The St. Andrews of Pitch & Putt Courses", this lovingly maintained course offers an exciting and enjoyable game to first time visitors, family groups or seasoned Pitch & Putt players. Clubs for all ages available to hire with no need to book, just tur…

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The Workhouse

The Workhouse Famine and Heritage Centre is on the outskirts of Dunfanaghy in County Donegal overlooking Sheephaven Bay and within easy walking distance of Horn Head and the fabulous Tramore Beach. Hear and see the true story of wee Hannah, a child of the famine and typical inmate. Visit our exhibition on the new lake and the ecology of this unique area. Admission to the Workhouse is free, and…

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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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Ballyshannon Hub Routes

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. Cycle routes will take you on a tour of the spectacular coastal scenery of Ballysha…

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Wild Atlantic Equestrian Centre

The Wild Atlantic Equestrian Centre is situated at Dunlewey lakeside in the heart of the North West Donegal Gaeltacht under the majestic gaze of Errigal Mountain. Located next to Ionad Cois Locha, Dunlewey Cultural Centre, on the slopes of the Derryveagh Mountains and beside Glenveagh National Park, and on the Wild Atlantic Way. A business, run by friends and family, who provide an Equestrian Ed…

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Explorenorth

Explorenorth situated in the Inishowen Peninsula, specialise in providing day tours and luxury taxi and transfer services to small groups (max. 8 passengers). With their local background and detailed knowledge of the landmarks and culture of this unique region, explorenorth offer an experience of Donegal you just won`t get elsewhere. All our vehicles are of the highest quality, so we can guarante…

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Donegal Kite Surf School

Donegal Kitesurf School is rapidly growing company which is passionate about teaching the skill of kitesurfing in Ireland. Whether you are a beginner or a pro we have the course for you. Experience one of the fastest growing sports in Ireland at Rossnowlagh Beach, Co. Donegal.

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Muckish Lúb Loch na mBoll

Muckish Lúb Loch na mBoll - Pleasant walk through bogland & heather offering great views of Muckish Mountain & the vast expanse of bogland in the shadow of this iconic mountain. Walk is short but provides a good atmospheric flavour of the vast walking potential of this area. Walk is adequately signposted - best in dry conditions and suitable for whole family. Looped Trail Length: 4km Tim…

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Donegal Garden Trail: Glenalla House

The country estate garden of Glenalla is a hidden world surrounded by native woods and moorland. Established in the late 18th century with extensive landscaping by the Franklin family since 1913. Beyond the house and walled kitchen garden are the formal elements of the rockery, rose beds, arbour and stone edged lily pond. There are collections of rhododendrons together with summer and autumn flow…

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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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Gaelforce North

Gaelforce North Adventure Race, 22 SEPTEMBER 2018. With full (64km) and sprint (45km) versions this event provides a great personal challenge for all adventure racers. Gaelforce North takes competitors through some of the wildest and most remote parts of Donegal including Glenveagh National Park, Mount Errigal and finishes in the Gaeltacht village of Bunbeg. The disciplines involved are running/hi…

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Greenfort Gardens

Oral tradition has it that the first house was built on this site in 1711 by the Babington family. The Bartons expanded and remodelled the house in the early 1800s and the Perry\s, who moved from Bunlin, Milford in 1965, renovated and added to the buildings. The Walled Garden and mature trees date from the early Barton era. A plantation of 15 acres of broadleaf woodland was established in 2003. T…

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Arranmore Ferry

Ferries depart daily from Burtonport (Áilt an Chorráin). Total journey time 15-20 minutes. Certified with the Department of Marine and Fáilte Ireland to carry vehicles and up to 96 passengers. Offering attractive group and family rates and 10% discount for booking online. Indoor and outdoor seating areas with onboard toilet facilities (suitable for those with reduced mobility) Befor…

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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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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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Rita Wilson Photography Gallery

Photography Gallery of local images from the Fanad and Rosguill Peninsula. The gallery is located in the town of Downings right next to the local Post Office. Images include Donegals Sky at Night, Landscapes, Seascapes and Pet Photography.

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Lenan Loop

Lenan Trail Clonmany A-B. Leaving the trailhead at the beach at Lenankeel follow the green (and purple) arrows as the loop turns right crosses a concrete bridge and follows a surfaced roadway for 150m. The purple arrows are for a longer and more challenging Urris Lakes Loop. After 150m the road turns sharp left at a farmhouse – the loops turn right here and join a stony roadway. Pass through a ga…

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An t-Sean Bheairic

At the Falcarragh Visitor Centre, you can immerse yourself in the lives of our rural ancestors from Falcarragh and its surrounding region. The Centre, which contains a Coffee Shop, Craft Shop and Tourist Information Desk, is housed in an ex-R.I.C. barracks. Permanent exhibits of the history and culture of the barracks are on display. The Centre is open all year round.

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Donegal Town Walking Tours

A 90 minute guided stroll of the historical and cultural sites of Donegal Town with a Fáilte Ireland approved guide.

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Glenveagh Visitor Centre

The Glenveagh Visitor Centre is located on the northern end of Lough Veagh, near the edge of the National Park. Its award-winning design incorporates a living heather roof mimicking the surrounding landscape causing minimum disturbance. The extensive displays contained within provide an introduction to the parks natural and built history as well as providing information on walking trails, even…

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Oideas Gael

Holiday Learning - Join Oideas Gael in Donegal An ever-increasing interest in Ireland’s culture, both in North America and in Europe in particular, has made Gleann Cholm Cille, Southwest Donegal, the holiday destination of choice for adult Irish language learners and cultural holiday enthusiasts. Over the course of the year, people from 30 different countries, will attend week-long courses in the…

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Butlers Glen Loop

this is a walk for fit and experienced walkers only. Starting at the spectacularly located car park on the north side of the Gap of Marmore, this route takes the walker into the heart of Inishowens finest hills. The walk offers an unfolding backdrop of the rugged coastal scenery of north Donegal with Panoramic views in all directions. There is also a linear walk Marmore to Straid incorporating i…

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Donegal Travel

Were Donegal Travel and weve been providing a first class, friendly service to our customers since 1999. Were passionate about finding you great prices on ferry journeys between the UK & Ireland. We work with the leading ferry companies to bring you the best deals at prices that you wont find elsewhere!

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Atlantic Coastal Cruises

ATLANTIC COASTAL CRUISES is a new venture, locally owned and a family-run business set up in 2019. The beautiful coastal town of Killybegs has been predominantly a commercial fishing town but with the rise in popularity of the Wild Atlantic Way, the influx of passing tourists has been noticed and this led to an offering of this maritime experience. Our boat, the "Sliabh Liag Allure", is a strong…

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Dunmore Gardens

Dunmore Gardens is a beautiful secretive walled garden, which lies just outside the pretty village of Carrigans on the western banks of Lough Foyle in Co. Donegal. The McFarland family have lived at Dunmore for four generations and have opened their doors to many weddings, celebrations and garden parties. They are always open to new visitors looking for an occasion or simply to relax in the sanctu…

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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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Carndonagh Slí

Carndonagh Sli Na Slainte Walk Starting Point: Walk begins at Public Services Centre on Station Rd. Leaving starting point and crossing Malin St. at Crossing Point (CP) (close to roundabout), continue past shopping centre (on right), along open stretch of road, passing Inishowen Co-Op. Turn right at bridge which spans the Glenagannon River and right at Tul Na Ri restaurant/pub. Extra care must be…

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Kilcar Tourism - Festivals & Events 2018

Festivals & Events 2018 Kilcar is the gateway to the Donegal Gaeltacht, situated between mountain and sea – a great centre for both activity and relaxation, offering the best in culture and tradition with modern amenities. Visit their website for further information about local events, music, hill walking and much more.

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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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Sliabh Liag Pilgrims Path

Cosán an Oilithrigh or Pilgrims Path at Sliabh Liag is a stunning 4km access route on to the plateau of Sliabh Liag. It follows the ancient path up a U-shape valley nestled between Leargadachtan Mountain and the sea cliffs at Shanbally, overlooking the small fishing village of Teelin in South West Donegal. Following the old green road from the car park at Ballymore you round the corner where t…

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Wild Donegal Tours

Wild Donegal Tours is a new bus tour company for Donegal. We propose to take advantage of an existing gap in the market for a company specialising in tours along the rugged and unspoilt Wild Atlantic Way. We plan to offer a choice of scenic day tours to the headlands and winding coastlines of Donegal which will include iconic Donegal sites like Fanad Lighthouse, Grianan of Aileach Fort and Doe Cas…

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Awaken Adventures - Sunset Kayaking

Experience the peace and beauty of a sunset out on the water of Mulroy bay. All equipment and instruction is provided and the trips will be tailored to the needs and abilities of everyone within the group. Duration: 3hrs. Price: €35pp (€30 for under 16’s) Check out the website for upcoming tours or get in touch today to plan your next Adventure!

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Glencolmcille Tower Loop

Glencolmcille Tower 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, Glencolmcil…

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Donegal Garden Trail: Sea View Garden

A secluded and peaceful garden of many parts. Visitors enjoy a warm welcome from the owner and new additions surprise the regular visitor. This is a plant-lovers paradise where modern varieties of shrubs and herbaceous plants rub shoulders with old favourites and where the non-gardener may sit and be charmed by the views across Donegal Bay. Admission: €5 to Fields of Life well-drilling proje…

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Kokodesigns

Karen O’Kane of Kokodesigns is a textile artist working with hand painted silk, in her studio in Ramelton Co Donegal. The paintings are transformed into handbags, scarves, journals, accessories or lampshades. Her colourful work is inspired by her local landscape, her love of the Art deco period and her travels. You can visit her in her studio by appointment.

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Loch Chonaill Railway Walk

Loch Chonaill Railway Walk - This walk on a wide gravelled track provides pleasant easy walking, for most of its length following the north western bank of Loch Chonaill with a lovely open vista of typical Donegal bogland, lakeshore and mountain landscapes. Linear Walk Length 2.2km Time 35min Nearest Town: Loughanure Local Walk

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Sea Safari & Heritage Tour

Discover the beauty of the great Arranmore Island and the smaller islands around it! The numerous offshore islands are havens of peacefulness and tranquillity where nature and wildlife prosper without interruption. Cliffs, beaches, rocky outcrops, sea stacks, sea caves provide perfect habitats for marine life as well as superb photographic opportunities for visitors. - Take a 2.5 hours boat exc…

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Dunlewey Kayaking

Couples Kayaking for beginners. A perfect setting to experience kayaking for the first time. With the stunning backdrop of Errigal, enjoy a relaxed paddle in a sheltered and less exposed area enjoying the company of like minded couples. Groups are kept small to ensure everyone is given expert tuition and the perfect location to meet and chat in a safe environment.

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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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Lough Derg Pilgrim Path

Lough Derg Pilgrim Path - The old pilgrimage road to Lough Derg follows in the footsteps of the medieval pilgrims — not to Station Island where pilgrims normally go today, but to the threshold of the larger Saints Island, which acted as its gateway several hundred years ago. The focus of the legendary St Patrick’s Purgatory, Station Island, was a deep pit in which those who spent a day and a night…

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Ireland By Bike

Ireland by Bike is a family business, based in the village of Carrick, at the foot of Sliabh Liag in County Donegal. The business was founded in 2010 by the local Gallagher family. The company has gained a reputation for providing first class self-guided cycling and walking holidays along the Wild Atlantic Way and on the Donegal Highlands. We now offer a full range of cycling and walking holida…

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The Art House

A photographic installation of work exploring and celebrating the ever-evolving beauty of Ards Forest through the four seasons since 2014. The exhibition is a careful selection of photos I think are particularly beautiful, interesting and evocative. In part of the installation, some of the pictures are integrated into a stone wall at the back of the gallery, with living ferns growing around th…

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Bonny Glen Wood - Lough Namanlagh Trail

This linear trail on forest road and path takes in Bonnyglen Lough and Lough Namanlagh with some smaller lakes and streams to be seen along the route. There is a number of tree species to be enjoyed in this beautiful and peaceful woodland with a wide variety of wildlife including a heron colony. Linear Trail Length: 3km | Time: 1 hour - moderate Nearest Town: Glenties

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Tourguide

English and German language tour guide, Failte Ireland approved and member of AATGI (Association of Approved Tour Guides in Ireland). If you REALLY want to see and get to know Donegal, and all the beautiful scenery and local information you will not find in any Guidebook, give me a call. Customized tours, from one hour to full day, or even longer! Rates available on request. Deutschsprachige Fr…

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Tyler Collins Photography

I’ve managed to combine two of my passions into a successful and enjoyable tour guide experience. I love photography and I also love guiding and teaching others. Helping clients capture images and seeing them smile from ear to ear is the most satisfaction I can get. Even if you’ve just purchased your first camera or you’ve been taking photos for years, I’m always very happy to answer any questi…

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Local Hands

Local Hands is a co-operative style fusion of Artists and Craftspeople. Based in Ballyshannon, Co. Donegal, we work together to showcase, support and sell our work and to promote the wealth of artistic talent in the surrounding region. Our emphasis is on high quality unique and authentic Irish art and craft which is locally produced in the Donegal, Fermanagh, Leitrim and Sligo region. Opening Hou…

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Donegal Adventure Centre

Donegal Adventure Centre is Ireland’s largest surfschool based in Bundoran, County Donegal and this year we are well into our second decade of providing exciting adventure sports, outdoor activities, surf lessons and fantastic service to schools, families and adult Groups. We cater for single lessons, day trips and overnight stays for primary, secondary and third level as well as for individual ad…

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Ballyliffin Golf

Ballyliffin Golf Club, consists of two outstanding, contrasting links courses and 36 wonderful holes make up one of the finest golf resorts to be found anywhere in the world. The expansive panoramic views of countryside, coastline and ocean savoured by these magnificent links course will not easily be forgotten. The Old Links undulates in the glory of its natural terrain, presenting an immensely…

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Donegal Sea Kayaking - Fanad

Donegal Sea Kayaking is a mobile kayaking company, based on the Fanad Peninsula. Situated 20 - 35 minutes from Letterkenny, 15 minutes from Downings via the bridge and 25 minutes from Rathmullan. In General the Tours Are For Individuals, Groups, Families & Can Be Tailored To Suit (e.g. Birthdays, Stags/Hens, Summer Camps, Youth Groups, etc) Donegal Sea Kayaking are fully insured and I.C.U. compl…

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Souls Gaze Studio

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…

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Grassroutes Electric and Hybrid Bike Hire

GrassRoutes Electric Bike Adventures offer the best start points for exploring The Wild Atlantic Way in Co. Donegal. Our Cycling Tours Operate from Termon, Donegal Town and Árainn Mhór, Co. Donegal. Explore The Most Scenic Locations in The North West of Ireland. Full Cycling Holidays available, just select from one of our Suggested Cycle Tour Packages or CONTACT US and we will help you des…

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Awaken Adventures - Coasteering

Coasteering is an adventurous way to explore some of Donegal’s amazing coastline. It involves a combination of jumping, climbing and swimming. It is an awesome and progressive experience. We start off small and as your confidence and ability increases, so too does the jump height! Coasteering operates in a very dynamic sea environment and so a good level of water confidence is required. …

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Loch Eachnais

Loch Eachnais - This walk forms part of Sli na Rossan (National Waymarked Way) but is an excellent short walk on its own. Shortly after leaving the beach/car park you are in quiet countryside with excellent views over the Rosses and out towards Arranmore Island. Linear Trail Distance: Approximately 4 kms (there and back) Time: 30 minutes to 1 hour Terrain: Rough track, quiet roads. Gra…

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The Gallery

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…

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Irenes Fun World

An exciting childrens indoor activity centre. We host parties and have something for all the family. Based In Donegal Town.

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Off the Beaten Path

We are a unique Scenic Tour Provider in North West Donegal. We are unique in that we use Electric fat bikes to take you some of the more remote stunning areas of Donegal. Explore the County Donegal Like Never Before. Fun adventures showing off the stunning scenery of Donegal. You’ve never seen Donegal like this. It’s time to hop on an electric fatbike and take a thoroughly epic tour Tour of Do…

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Burtonport Loops - Lúb Cheann Bhaile Cruaiche

This walk takes you on minor roads and surfaced track along the old railway corridor returning on quiet country lanes and road, passing the wind turbine, Alcorn’s Gatehouse, Sweeney’s Gatehouse, Dungloe Road Station and Marjorie’s Gatehouse. Including a fabulous woodland of beautiful ash trees, the walk is filled with spectacular views and a vast array of flora and fauna. Looped trail Length: …

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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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The Bike Stop & Small Engine Repairs

Ladies Gents and childrens bikes for hire Hybrid bikes, Hybrid bikes, ladies bikes, kids bikes. We hire Double kiddies trailers, box trailers, tagalong bikes, kiddies seats, panniers, front handlebar bags.

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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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Ards Forest Park - Red 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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Wild Atlantic Cycles

Established in 2016, Wild Atlantic Cycles is Co. Donegals newest Bicycle Rental Company. Located in the picturesque coastal town of Donegal and at the start of the northern leg of world famous Wild Atlantic Way. The local cycle routes guide you along stunning Donegal coastlines to amazing scenic mountain views.

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Fanad Lighthouse Tours

Join us on one of our popular and unforgettable Fanad Lighthouse Tours. An amazing journey of discovery awaits you on Donegal`s Wild Atlantic Way. Learn about the light and aids to navigation past and present. Step back in time and hear stories about light-keepers in days gone by and climb to the top of the tower for spectacular views of land and sea. Our tours offer a fantastic insight into the…

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Portsalon Golf Club

Golf has been played on the Portsalon links since the 1880's. The club was one of the founder members of the Golfing Union of Ireland, the oldest golfing union in the world. Originally designed by Charles Thompson of Portrush, the layout has evolved over the decades with significant changes being undertaken under the guidance of Pat Ruddy in 2000 in more recent years by Paul McGinley Design. …

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Area 50

We have a wide variety of activities for children across our park and we also provide accommodation with our log cabins and mobile homes. We have lots to do with bouncy castles, water sports, trampolines , an indoor play area, rock climbing, archery and many more activities!

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Mevagh Dive Centre

Mevagh Dive Centre Donegal’s only Dive Centre and Ireland’s largest all under one roof, with Diving Equipment Sales, Hire, Servicing, Cylinder Testing and our new state of the art Swimming Pool. They offer Diver Training all year round, situated on the North West coast of Ireland between Sheephaven Bay and Mulroy Bay, home to some excellent wreck diving in Ireland in some of the clearest waters fo…

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Rosapenna Golf Resort

Rosapenna Golf Resort is home to two championship links courses in one stunning coastal location. Golfers have been travelling to Rosapenna since the late 19th century when the Old Tom Morris links was ranked 3rd in the British Isles behind St.Andrews and Royal County Down. It was for this reason that great golfers of their time Harry Vardon, James Braid and Tom Ball holidayed in Rosapenna. In…

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Dunfanaghy Stables

Welcome to Dunfanaghy Stables! We are open from Easter to Halloween. Helen and her staff are proud to show you this naturally stunning part of Ireland the best way possible, on horseback! We are an equestrian tourism destination based at Arnolds Hotel located along the Wild Atlantic Way in Donegal, Irelands most rugged coastline. We are AIRE APPROVED. Come horse riding with the Mc Daids! We…

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Donegal Garden Trail: Cluain na dTor Seaside Garden

This is Donegal’s tropical garden, inspirational and boldly experimental! This garden also specialises in plants tolerant of seaside conditions. ‘Cluain na dTor’ meaning “meadow of the shrubs” - an apt place-name - shrubs as shelter and as ornamentals populate this garden with surrounding natural wildflower meadows. Twenty years in the making, a wonderfully eclectic mix of individual specimens ar…

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Rapid Kayaking

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. Our aim is to get onto the Wild Atlantic ocean to unspoilt, uninhabited natural locations and…

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Ards Forest Park - Green 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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Jaws II Watersports

In 2010 Jaws Watersports expanded to Downings with the opening of ’Jaws II’ , in partnership with local windsurfer and sailor, George Kelly. So all in all JAWS WATERSPORTS is a one stop shop for all your ’ watery ’ needs. Be it Surfing, Sailing, Standup Paddleboarding, Kayaking or Winsurfing. Both George and Donald have a wealth of EXPERIENCE as outdoor educators and there is no substitute for it…

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Lenamore Stables

Lenamore Stables would like to invite you to join our wonderful riding school situated uniquely on the borders of both Derry~Londonderry and Donegal. The stables have been in the Graham family for over 100 years. Lenamore Stables is proud to be a member of the British Horse Society and the Association of Irish Riding Establishment. We have more than 30 well-trained horses and ponies suitable for …

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Eco Atlantic Adventures Sunset Kayak Mulroy Bay

Sunset Kayak Mulroy Bay Enjoy a memorable summer sunset experience by kayak. Eco Atlantic Adventures offers the best seat in the house to witness this spectacle. The Evening Sunsets brings in colours and reflections, setting golden yellows, purples and reds. As the sun sets beyond the horizon, enjoy a hue of colour and light, just before it pops and fades ever so slowly and mellows out. Set…

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Teresas Tours of Slieve League

Lovely walking tour of Slieve League. Experience paradise and learn about the cliffs, folklore and history of the area. Many people have visited and walked in this beautiful place. A Local and national Fáilte Ireland tour guide will take you to the beautiful cliffs.

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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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Ballykeeran Forest Trail

This site is in a forested area alongside the N56 which is the gateway to west Donegal. This area of Co Donegal has strong historical connections with the ODonnell chieftains. It was on Doon Rock which is in the Kilmacrenan area that the inauguration of the O’Donnell chieftains took place, the last such ceremony having occurred in 1603.This area of Donegal is also of religious significance as it w…

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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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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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Dunleweys Kayaking - Sunset Kayak Trip

SUNSET KAYAK TRIP A sunset kayak trip with the majestic Errigal mountain and Poison Glen for a backdrop. You will be met at a prearranged meeting spot where we will get you sorted out with required equipment. This will be followed by a safety chat and on land instruction. Then we will get on the kayaks and get everyone comfortable with paddling on the water. A chilled out paddle follows taki…

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Bloody Foreland Walk

A coastal walk against the backdrop of one of Donegals iconic landmarks - Bloody Foreland. The route is signposted as part of the Bealach na Gaeltachta - Slí an Earagail. The terrain mainly consists of a quiet road, bog road and rough track. It is a moderate walk, although there is no climbing involved, the route underfoot can be rough in places and sections of the walk can feel remote, particu…

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Gáinne Mór Alpacas

Gáinne Mór Alpacas is situated in the beautiful area of Sheephaven Bay, Downings, Co. Donegal. We offer alpacas walks on our farmland and farm visits by appointment. You can take one of our gorgeous boys for a walk lasting approximately 90 minutes on our farmland. The nature of the Alpaca is gentle and curious, making walking with Alpacas enjoyable and entertaining with their quirky individual cha…

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Mulroy Drive

The Mulroy Drive is a 35km touring route in North Donegal, Ireland. The Mulroy Drive offers a warm and friendly welcomes to one and all in this most scenic and breath-taking tour of the beautiful Mulroy Bay. It connects the beautiful Atlantic drive to the rugged beauty of the Fanad lighthouse and the stunning Portsalon beaches and Knockalla drive. The rolling hills and sea views can be viewed …

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Burtonport Loops - Lúb Chroicheach Mhór

This walk takes you on minor roads and surfaced track along a scenic stretch of the old Burtonport railway returning on quiet country lanes, passing Alcorns Gatehouse, Sweeneys Gatehouse, Dungloe Road Station, through ash woodland and an abundance of flora and fauna giving a splendid diversity of colour and sound changing with the seasons. Looped Trail Length: 5km Time: 1hr Nearest Town: Burt…

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Donegal Golf Club

Donegal Golf Club was founded in 1959 when the first golf course and clubhouse were built at Tullycullion on the edge of Donegal Town & in 2019 celebrated it’s 60th Anniversary. In the early 70’s the club decided to expand and some far-sighted members identified a large piece of links land, located on the Murvagh Peninsula. Eddie Hackett, Ireland’s leading golf course designer at the time, was hir…

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Arena 7

Welcome to Letterkenny’s number 1 Entertainment Complex in beautiful Donegal. The whole family can enjoy a day out at Arena7 with a great choice no matter what the age. The kids can choose from anyone of our seven great services from Bowling World to Waynes World from Strikes Bar & Restaurant to our Championship Pool Tables and not forgeting our Bite & Bowl Diner, Arcade Games, Go Karts and of cou…

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Salthill Gardens

Salthill House is an intact early 18th Century house overlooking Donegal Bay, complete with the original enclosed yard and walled garden. Since 1985 the one acre kitchen garden has been transformed into a series of lovely mixed flower borders with a wide selection of new and interesting plants.

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Donegal Garden Trail: Summy

Close to the coast in scenic west Donegal and surrounding a traditional farmhouse, this garden was established in 1979 in a valley on a rocky hillside surrounded by four acres of native hazel woodland with blackthorn, juniper, burnet rose, ash and oak. Native primroses, bluebells, orchids and varied ferns abound. Emphasis has been placed on the blending of nurture with nature and the provision o…

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Castleview Equestrian Ardara

Castleview Equestrian is a family run farm located in Loughros Point approximately 2 miles from the heritage town of Ardara. We offer you a unique opportunity to discover some of the most breathtaking scenery in South West Donegal on horseback

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Reel Irish Music Tours

Reel Irish Music Tours is a music, culture and heritage tour company based in county Donegal, in the Northwest of Ireland providing fully immersive, Irish traditional music orientated experiences. Take in a unique traditional Irish music journey and revel in the rugged beauty of Donegal stopping along the way at authentic Irish music pubs, local attractions or heritage sites. Get a taste of th…

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True North Bike Tours

True North Bike Tours provide custom guided and self-guided motorcycle tours of Ireland covering lesser known routes along the Wild Atlantic Way, Causeway Coastal routes and Donegal Highlands. True North Bike Tour packages include daily itineraries and maps, accommodation and optional motorbike hire where needed. Tours operates throughout the year so contact us today to begin your own True Nor…

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Falcarragh Visitor Centre

Falcarragh, a Gaeltacht region in Donegal, is a market town in the parish of Cloughaneely, which is located in Northwest Donegal on the N56 route, approximately 45km from Letterkenny. The area surrounding Falcarragh is one of amazing natural beauty, with the Derryveagh mountains to one side and the beautiful unspoilt beaches of Drumnatinney, Ballyness Bay and Magheroarty on the other. The islan…

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Glenveagh - Lakeside Walk

Length: 3.5km (Not a looped walk) Time: 40mins Terrain: A mostly flat gravel path This trail brings you through the glen from the visitor centre Location is at the Bus Stop near the Visitor Centre. ( Grid Ref: C 039231) to Glenveagh castle and gardens. The walk begins at the bus shelter from where there is a fine view of the valley of Glenveagh and continues along the shores of Lo…

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Cartys Land & Sea Sports

Carty’s Land and Sea sports is a newly opened hunting and fishing store in Bundoran, Co Donegal. No matter what type of sport you enjoy you will find it nearby, whether game fishing on the Drowes, Bunduff river, Erne Estuary or one of the many lakes locally, sea fishing from Shore or Boat in Donegal Bay, or coarse fishing on the nearby Erne Lakes. Land and Sea Sports offers a great family run…

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Walking and Talking in Donegal

Walk the highlands and headlands of Donegal. Walkers stay in the beautiful village of Ramelton. Walk & Talk do weekend and weeklong tours taking in Glenveagh National Park, Ards Forest Park, Fanad coast, Knockalla , Muckish and Errigal. Minimum group size is 6 and maximum 12. Accommodation is provided with breakfast, packed lunch and evening meal. Very high standard.

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Donegal Trails Office

Donegal Trails Office works closely with other relevant agencies and community groups in the maintenance and development of walking, cycling and hiking routes in Co. Donegal. Based in Letterkenny PSC we work through Donegal County Council to provide assistance and support to community groups and the general public in the provision of a sustainable paths & trails infrastructure. Donegal County Cou…

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Golden Oldies Self Drive Classics

Make a dream come true or take a trip down memory lane and treat yourself or someone you love to a day, a weekend or a touring holiday in an old classic. Choose from a selection of classics, a TR6, an MGB roadster or a stylish Mercedes 350SL and see what the North West of Ireland has to offer. They provide excellent service and support and theyll supply a suggested itinerary with recommended st…

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Donegal Garden Trail: Salthill Garden

Salthill is well illustrated in “The Irish Garden” (2015) by Jane Powers with photographs by Jonathon Hession. She aptly describes the space “The 0.5 hectare enclosure has that delightful feeling of privacy and mystery that is particular to old walled gardens”. So, come and witness the “great gatherings of herbaceous plants amid mature shrubs and noteworthy trees”. Admission: €5 Adults, €2 …

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Wild Atlantic Salmon Tours

Our guided Wild Atlantic Salmon Tours are a kayaking experience in 2 particularly interesting locations in Co. Donegal linked to the mythology of the Irish Salmon. Each tour traces the route of the migratory salmon and relates it to the landscape and surrounds. Our first route at the source of the Derg and Foyle system is near Lough Derg in South West Donegal, a boundary area between north and …

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Awaken Adventures - Errigal Full Moon Hike

A full moon hike up Donegal's most iconic peak - Errigal! Come along and experience the magic of watching the sun set from the summit of Errigal, then descending as the full moon rises and the stars come out! Clothing - wear comfortable and warm clothing, no denim, bring an extra warm layer plus waterproofs. Footwear - hiking boots are ideal but any sensible and secure footwear with good …

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Bundoran FootGolf

Bundoran FootGolf Open every summer . A 9 Hole FootGolf course, Loads of Fun for all the Family, Groups, Parties & more. Brilliant rates and team activities available too. www,bundoranfootgolf..com for discounts

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Rapid Kayaking

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…

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Awaken Adventures - Bushcraft

No matter what age you are, who doesn’t love a campfire in the woods? With our fun and family friendly bushcraft sessions you can enjoy getting back to nature, learning some new skills and making some lasting memories. Learn how to get a fire going safely in the woods using some basic materials, construct a simple tarp shelter, filter water and of course no campfire would be complete without to…

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Walking Ireland - Tours

We provide both Sightseeing and Walking Tours. We also provide private tours. We will transport you in an eight seater VW Transporter Minibus. Our Guide is a Qualified and Approved Tour Guide as well as a Qualified Mountain Leader.

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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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Bundoran Glowbowl & Macks Amusements

Bundoran Glowbowl & Macks Amusements is the largest Family Entertainment Centre in the North West and caters for everyone. The futuristic Glowbowl houses 8 lanes of fully computerised Tenpin Bowling and the fantastic Amusements Complex has something for all the family. We have all the latest Driving Games, Dance Machines, Video Games, Pool Tables, Air Hockey Tables and a fantastic Video Jukebox…

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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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Atlantic Way Experience

School Tour 1 Week School Tour in Ireland This program is created by Irish teachers. Our aim is to provide your students with an amazing cultural and educational experience while learning English with their host families. Teachers- we want you to relax and have a holiday also! Your beautiful accommodation is included and we also provide your meals. Enjoy the great Irish food we have to offe…

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Greenacres Equestrian Centre

Greenacres offers a wide range of equestrian services from novice riding lessons through tailored livery services. Mobile: +353 (0)86 894 7929

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Bluestack Way

The Bluestack Way is a 65km route through a true wilderness area of County Donegal in the north west of Ireland with great views as it traverses the Bluestack Mountains, a range of low rounded hills. It connects Donegal town with the town of Ardara on the west coast. Along the way the route passes by scenic Lough Eske, and then wends its way across the foothills of the Bluestacks to reach an area …

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Glendowen Craft Shop

PURCHASE A PIECE OF THE PENINSULA Glendowen Craft Shop and Studio encapsulates the beauty and spirit of the Inishowen Peninsula. Based in Meentagh Glen, Clonmany, the beautiful workshop and retail outlet is where tradition meets modernity, beauty meets function and ‘craic agus ceol’ rings around its walls. It is here among the hills, that you will find garments and accessories of the very bes…

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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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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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Ballyarr Woodland Walk

Ballyarr Wood is a national Nature Reserve owned and managed by the National Parks & Wildlife Service. It has been designated as a Special Area of Conservation under the EU Habitats Directive because it is one of the best and largest examples of semi-natural deciduous woodland in the north-west of the country, and it forms an important link in Ireland’s network of woodland reserves. Old sessile oa…

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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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Donegal Garden Trail: Foxrock

A sea-side flower-filled garden, tucked into the hillside, sheltered from N winds, has been developed on a minimal budget respecting the natural flow of the 0.75 acre sloping site. The 30ft high rockery was developed using natural and sometimes steep pathways. It is planted with interesting specimen shrubs, trees, alpines, succulents and perennials. Twisting paths and steps lead down to a natur…

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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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Balor Arts Centre

Founded in 1982 and moved to rehoused in 2008 the Balor Arts Centre has the unique distinction of being both Donegals oldest continuously running theatre and Donegal newest purpose built arts venue. Operated by the local drama group The Butt Drama Circle, it is a thriving centre for the community. It also operates a very active programme for touring artists hosting over 100 top quality theatre…

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Eco Atlantic Adventures Kids Camp Downings

Kids Summer Camps Downings Kids Sumer 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, 9am- 11am, All Kayak gear and Wetsuits provided. Cost is €100pp, Booking is Essential, Contact Hugh 0862250599

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Balor Theatre

The Balor Arts Centre is made up of two sister companies – The Butt Drama Circle Company Ltd and Balor Developmental Community Arts Group Ltd (Balor DCA). The Butt Drama Circle Company Ltd looks after the Balor Theatre venue which hosts circa 120 local, national and international performances. Balor DCA conducts a wide range of outreach and Developmental Community Arts projects.

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Eco Atlantic Adventures - Full Moon Kayak

Full Moon Kayak Kayaking on Mulroy Bay at Night under the Flower, Sturgen or Harvest Full Moon. Mulroy Bay with the Stars above, Tranquil Calm Waters, Clear Skies is a Spectacle to behold. With little to no light pollution and the fading noise of a lone car in the distance this is truely special place of solas, even in the dark of night. A Moon Light guided tour will give you a different…

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Muckross Head

Muckross Head in South West Donegal just two km from the village of Kilcar, 10 km from Killybegs and near Slieve League, the highest sea cliffs in Europe and one of Co. Donegal’s major attractions. The spectacular panoramic views include St. John’s Point, Ben Bulben in Sligo, Croagh Patrick in Mayo and Sliabh Liag, Europes highest sea cliffs. Rock Climbing: Muckross Head is a very unusual crag …

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Carraghblagh Gardens

Carrablagh is an excellent 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.

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Donegal Food Tours

Donegal Food Tours was born out of our desire to showcase the very best Donegal has to offer. Donegal Food Tours aim is to connect the dots, showcase the best produce in the North West and be part of the movement to revive old Irish culinary traditions and the food of our ancestors. So, Sit back and relax as we take you on a guided tour of our beautiful county, home to some of Ireland’s finest fo…

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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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The Donegal School of Traditional Irish Music

Based in the heritage town of Ardara, the Donegal School of Traditional Irish Music run weekend and week long courses to suit all levels of musicians in all instruments from June to September. With nightly sessions in the local bars and the numerous tourist attractions nearby, you are guaranteed to have a fun filled, educational, cultural and, never to be forgotten, Donegal experience.

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Awaken Adventures - Errigal Sunrise Hike

Come along and experience the magic of watching the sun rise from the summit of Errigal, seeing the amazing Donegal landscape slowly being revealed as the sun rises over the land! Clothing - wear comfortable and warm clothing, no denim, bring an extra warm layer plus waterproofs. Footwear - hiking boots are ideal but any sensible and secure footwear with good grips will suffice (no open toes…

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Inch Wildfowl Reserve

Inch Wildfowl Reserve - Situated in the shadow of Scalp Mountain on the eastern shores of Lough Swilly, tucked neatly behind Inch Island, you will find Inch Wildfowl Reserve. The combination within this site of extensive feeding areas and safe resting and roosting sites makes this site one of the most important wetlands in the country for wintering waterfowl. This site is situated to the east of L…

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North West Cycle Trail

This looping 202 mile cycle route is a perfect slice of Ireland. Rugged beauty, ocean battered coasts and deserted mountain landscapes are all punctuated with warm, welcoming people. This trail travels through a wide variety of scenic landscapes, utilising quiet country roads with some traffic-free sections, mostly in urban areas. The route enjoys dramatic views of the Atlantic Ocean passing throu…

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Sea Kayaking Donegal

Sea kayaking Donegal run sit in sea kayak tours to remote Donegal coastline and Islands participants would need to have a strong desire to explore and be challenged, while having an unforgettable experience. Our aim is to get you to the natural, unspoiled, uninhabited locations along the Donegal coastline and Islands where time has stood still, with the possibility of paddling into sea caves, t…

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Rathmullan Charters

Rathmullan Charters operate two fully licenced charter boats Enterprise 1 and Swilly Explorer based at our own pontoon at Rathmullan Co. Donegal. They fish the sheltered waters of Lough Swilly and the many wrecks off Fanad Head which hold an abundance of fish including pollack, cod, ray, gurnard, whiting, ling, thornback ray and many varieties of flat fish. Lough Swilly is famous for tope which a…

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Donegal Garden Trail: Castle Grove Country House Hotel & Gardens

Castle Grove is a four star family run Country House set in 200 acres of mature parkland. It is the perfect base to explore Donegals Wild Atlantic Way and other gardens on the Donegal Garden Trail. The house was built in 1695 and boasts a fascinating history, with gardens designed by Lancelot Capability Brown. There is a four acre Walled Garden dating back to the 1800s. Visitors are welcome t…

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Atlantic Way Experience

We pride ourselves on providing Authentic Irish Journeys on the Emerald Isle. Immerse yourself in one of our hand-crafted Irish experiences and discover the untapped raw beauty and secrets Ireland has to offer. We only run our own tours based on extensive knowledge and love of Ireland. Become part of our Atlantic Way Experience family today. Co Founders- Aoife McDonnell & Johanna Sonne…

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Seascape Spa at The Silver Tassie Hotel

Here at the boutique Seascape Spa we are dedicated to making you look & feel your very best. Whether you are looking to simply treat yourself or for complete renewal, we have the experienced professionals & luxurious products for all your needs. We offer complimentary use of our aroma steam room, chill out cocoon or relaxation snooze rooms prior to or after your treatment. With a wide selectio…

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Donegal Garden Trail: Greenfort

Although May and June are usually the best months with the most colour and variety, there is always something in season: from the snowdrops to the autumn colours and winter-flowering cherry. The house and garden have existed for several centuries. There are many rhododendrons, azaleas and camellias, large areas of snowdrops, daffodils and bluebells and beautiful walks through young and mature bro…

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I Surf Ireland

iSurfIreland School of Surfing is Ireland’s No 1 choice for learning and improving your surfing. Whether you are looking for a safe introduction to surfing, equipment provision, surf education and advice, intermediate and advanced coaching (including video analysis), competition training or simply to improve and set new goals for your surfing – iSurfIreland is your one stop shop!

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Drummonaghan

Drummonaghan Trail - This site is adjacent to the heritage town of Rathmelton. The town dates back to the early 17th century. The area was noted for flax growing which supported a thriving linen industry. In the 18th and early 19th centuries there was extensive trade between Rathmelton and the New World. The site provides a pleasant walk through both coniferous and broadleaf plantations. Along the…

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Greencastle Golf Club

Greencastle Golf Club is a beautiful 18 hole links course which nestles in the idyllic surrounds of the Inishowen Peninsula. It is a members owned course on the banks of, and superb views across, Lough Foyle. It is based in the north of the Inishowen peninsula in County Donegal. The club was founded in 1892 as a nine hole course and during it’s centenary year opened a further nine, very challengin…

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Photos From Ireland

We provide amazing photography experiences here in Co. Donegal. Photo shoots, tours, workshops, we will show you the best and most beautiful locations in the country. Photos from Ireland create amazing beautiful images in some of the most stunning locations right here in Co. Donegal. If you are looking for a really special present or keepsake of your time here in Co. Donegal why not have a ve…

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Glow Bowling

Bundoran Glowbowl has 8 Bowling lanes. Maximum players at any one time is 48 Bowlers, with 6 per lane. Pricing is per game Adults €7.50, Children €5.50. This is the largest Family Entertainment Centre in the North West which caters for all the family.We are totally wheelchair friendly, we have ramps to Bowling Area and Ball Ramps that allow wheelchair play. Disabled Wheelchair access is from re…

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Ballyshannon Cycle Hub Loop 2

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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Triona Donegal Tweed Visitor Centre

Nestled along the Wild Atlantic Way in the picturesque town of Ardara - one of the five designated heritage towns in County Donegal - you will find the hidden gem that is Triona. Triona was awarded Bord Fáilte Eireann recognition as the certified Donegal Tweed Visitor Centre in 1992 and offers all who visit the opportunity to experience the history, skill, and craft that has gone into handweaving …

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The Old Courthouse, Lifford

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…

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Buncrana Golf Club

The Buncrana Golf Club is located on the entrance to Buncrana and 200 metres from the Tourist Information Office. Overlooking the beautiful Lough Swilly this oldest 9 hole links course in Ireland delivers a challenge to the most advance golfers yet, offers enjoyment to beginners also. The Buncrana Golf Club also offers the keenest green fees in Ireland, with €15 all week and €10 for Open Competiti…

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Letterkenny Paintball Games

The most northerly Outdoor Activities Centre in Ireland, located in Letterkenny, Donegal. Our natural woodland facility with competition sites has 4 purpose built Paintball Game areas, Archery Field, Raft Building, Military Style Obstacle Course, Zip Wire and Water Slide. Whether it is a Personal Challenge, Stag or Hen Party, or a Corporate Event day out you are after, we promise you an action pac…

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Online Cookery Classes with Chef Brian McDermott

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…

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Darkest Discoveries Donegal

Join us, to acquire local history and heritage while experiencing the beauty of this spectacular and diverse landscape. Choose from a varied selection of light walks to hear some of the dark history of this part of west Donegal, from battles, disasters, folklore to famine, fairies, ghosts and landlords and much much more. The duration of our trails is approximately 1-2 hours. To book a trai…

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Global Scholars Irish History and Culture Summer Program

The Drew University/Institute of Study Abroad Ireland pre-college summer program is for high school students aged 15-17. This program includes lectures on Irish history and culture, guided field trips, Irish language learning, and participation in traditional cultural activities. Students who successfully complete the summer program will receive three college credits from Drew University, NJ. I…

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Century Play

Century Play facilities have been designed with all of the family in mind to ensure maximum fun and excitement. With a Junior area, Toddler area, Baby area and Sports areas all under the one roof, not forgetting the arcade area. A safe supervised area combined with a delicious adjoining coffee dock for parents to relax and unwind. 2's and under - €3 3-12years of age - €6

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Triona Donegal Tweed Visitor Centre

Nestled along the Wild Atlantic Way in the picturesque town of Ardara - one of the five designated heritage towns in County Donegal - you will find the hidden gem that is Triona. Triona was awarded Bord Fáilte Eireann recognition as the certified Donegal Tweed Visitor Centre in 1992 and offers all who visit the opportunity to experience the history, skill, and craft that has gone into handweaving …

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Donegal Tour Guide

Enjoy bespoke guided day tours of Inishowen, Donegal and the North West for small groups (max 7 passengers). Explore the Northern Highlands section of the Wild Atlantic Way at your own pace, with a private tour tailored to your group’s individual interests. Start your day with a pick up from your accommodation, be chauffeur driven in the comfort of a Mercedes V Class MPV to Donegal sights and a…

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Ards Forest Park - Salt Marsh 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 sea…

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Errigal View Pet Zoo

Situated behind An Chúirt Hotel, Errigal View Pet Zoo is a family run business established in 2015. Aiming to deliver great value to families with a wide range of activities whatever the weather . From our indoor play area, indoor bouncy castle barn to outdoor play areas, crazy golf, Magical Unicorn encounters, Pony rides and of course all the animals, its great family fun. What started as a p…

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Slí na Finne - Slí Dhún na nGall

Slí na Finne is a 42 km long circular section of the 280km Slí Dhún na nGall that loops through the mountains of central Donegal touching on Lough Finn, a lake steeped in legends of the superhero, Finn Mc Cumhaill, and the River Finn, one of the best salmon rivers in Europe. It is a route that takes in the villages of Fintown, Brockagh and Comeen and what County Donegal is best for, its wilderness…

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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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Donegal Airport

At Carrickfinn, on the top North-Western corner of Ireland, Donegal Airport opens up the North-West for the leisure and business traveller. Located at Carrickfinn, Kincasslagh, the airport is approximately 15 mins drive from Dungloe and Gweedore, and 45 mins from Letterkenny. Donegal Airport is situated on the west coast in the area of the Rosses/Gweedore, just 40 minutes flying time from Dub…

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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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Tullagh Bay Equestrian Centre

If you are interested in horse riding in Donegal then the friendly team at Tullagh Bay Equestrian Centre are on hand to provide a range of equestrian activities in a fun and safe environment with top class facilities. They have a large selection of horses and ponies for you to get to know and choose from when booking a lesson or for trekking. Tullagh Bay Equestrian Centre is located on Inishowen…

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Eco Atlantic Adventures - Ghost Ship Kayak Tour

Ghost Ship Kayak Tour Kayaking out along Ballymastocker Bay, spotting for Wild Bird Colonies, Seals and possibly Dolphins, while taking in the Sea Cliffs and Caves towards Knockalla Fort, a large defendable fort built during World War 1. But more astonishing than the Giant Sea Cliff, hidden in plain sight from all but the sea, a full-size Ghost Ship in a Cave. The 15 Meter Horizon Fishing Ves…

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Marinas Kids club

M.Arina Adventure Centre is a soft play centre situated An Chuirt Hotel, Gweedore. (Down the stairs opposite the Serenity reception) categories

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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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Eco Atlantic Adventures - 7 Arches Kayak Tour

Wild Atlantic Way - Donegal Coastline Kayaking Trip Hidden in plain sight, this truly is the 7th Wonder of the Wild Atlantic Way Donegal. This section of coastline has it all, Caves, Cliffs, Arches, Sea Stacks, Hidden Coves and Beaches. But what makes it unique is The 7 Arches, a private beach hidden in plain sight along the coast, with its own waterfall paradise inside a cave formed by million…

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Donegal Garden Trail: Cranny Garden

Set on two acres with amazing views of the Eany river. A mixture of woodland bordering a pond with bluebells in the spring, a fernery in a natural cave, a long mixed border, a wild flower meadow with an abundance of wild orchids. Some whimsical features! Admission: €5 to charity and upkeep of garden Directions: Take N56 Wild Atlantic Way from Donegal Town direction Killybegs. After 8km take l…

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Tropical World

Tropical Butterfly House and Mini Zoo in the heart of Donegal, at Alcorn’s Flower and Garden Centre. Butterfly House At Tropical World our Butterfly House has some of the most beautiful and exotic Butterflies from all across the world! Experience our Butterflies in free flight and in close range while walking among our beautiful Flowers & Shrubs. Mini Zoo Tropical World’…

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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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Bundoran Town walks

The Cliff Walk as you would suspect from its very name is a walk along the cliff top and seashore of Bundoran’s West End. Starting out from the Tourist Information Office (See map) the route takes you westwards over the River Bradog and into the West End. At Bayview Avenue you can enjoy fine views of the Peak, Bundoran’s favourite haunt for surfers and across Donegal Bay. Continue on into the …

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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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Ards Forest Park - Heritage 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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Urris Lakes Loop

For those seeking a challenging but rewarding hike through remote country, this walk offers it all ( A strenuous, physically demanding with rough ground, steep slopes and only suitable for experienced and very fit walkers). Starting at the wonderfully atmospheric Lenan Strand, the route follows a mix of bog road, ancient cart tracks and open country. Looped trail Lenght 6.5km Time: 2-3hr Near…

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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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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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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 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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Dizzys Den

Dizzys Den is the Northwests Premier Indoor Childrens Play Centre. Let the kids have fun in a safe, clean and secure enviornment, while you relax.Dizzys has a 3 level play structure, Baby Chang Facilities, Pool Table and coffee dock area.

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Star Wars Movie Tour

New from December 2017 we will be offering a new regular walking tour at Malin Head, the location that is home to scenes from Star Wars Episode 8. Your tour guide is Bren Whelan, who worked on Episode 8 as a personal safety assistant to Daisy Ridley & Mark Hamill during filming at the Malin Head location. This is a great tour for all the family, that will provide you with a real insight into this …

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Jaws Watersports

Jaws Watersports have fantastic, safe and sandy Blue Flag beaches for those surfers still on the ’L Plates’ and reef and sandbar breaks for the more experienced, the locality in and around Dunfanaghy is a surfers paradise. The owner/manager Donald Craig has been surfing for over 2 decades and has worked in the outdoor activity sector since 1996. Dunfanaghy is a picturesque village situated in the…

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Wild Atlantic Camp Pitch & Putt

On site we have a Par 3 9 hole Pitch and Putt golf course with lovely views overlooking Sheephaven Bay. We have the clubs, balls and tees so you just need to turn up to get a game. Our green fees are €6.50 per adult and €4.50 per child for a round and your clubs, golf balls and tees are provided. Book your round at reception, first come first served.

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Lucky Find Tours

Join me Collette and my little vintage minivan Noah as we explore the hidden gems and secret wonders of this beautiful county called Donegal. I want my guests to feel the amazing joy I feel when I tour around this beautiful part of Ireland. I have put together what I feel (and hope) are some tours of the REAL Donegal. Coming on tour with me and Noah! we will take you on the roads less travelled …

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Browns Farm & Gardens

The garden surrounds my once derelict small house and one sees an aspect of it from every room. There are perennial flower borders and grassy paths lead to the various features. There are seats and picnic tables. Paths run through the woodland which is full of spring flowers. Groups of children are very welcome. A summer house provides shelter in case of rain.

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Ards Forest Park - Sand Dune 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 sea…

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Eco Atlantic Adventures Portsalon Caves Tour

Portsalon Caves Tour Taking in the Portsalon Caves, Hidden Beaches, Coves and Sea-stacks. A Guided Coastal kayaking tour along the Wild Atlantic Way Donegal. A unique selection of caves accessible by kayak on the right level of tides, from the Green waters of the Dark Cave to the fully lit Cathedral Cave. These caves are a true spectacle, as is the clean clear turquoise waters of the shore line…

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Adventure One Surf School

Adventure One surf school provides lessons and coaching for surfers of all abilities from beginner to advanced surfers from age 8 upwards. Open from March until the end of October every year. Being ISA approved means instructors are qualified ISA level 2 coaches as well as RLSS beach lifeguards and fully insured.

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Raw Dance Academy Hip Hop

Raw Dance Academy Hip Hop Summer School. Amazing fun activity for the whole family starting on Tuesday 3rd July 2pm-3.30pm & Thursday 5th July at The Lakeside Centre, Belleek Road, Ballyshannon, Donegal. Summer school will run during the summer. Summers school monthly fee €30 every Tuesday Tuesday & Thursday Time 2-3.30pm. Contact number Natalie +353 (83) 039 4841 Come down and put on your da…

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Llama walking at Campview Farm Ballyshannon

Guided Llama walks to the beautiful Erne Estuary for adults only.€20 per person to include light refreshments. Booking essential.

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Oakfield Park

Oakfield Park is a 100 acre garden, consisting of award winning walled gardens to ponds, lakes, a lakeside Nymphaeum, a hedge maze, heritage trees and sculptures. Our crowning glory is a 4.5km narrow gauge railway with a diesel and steam train operating passenger trips daily. This is a magical way to explore the park s gardens as the train passes through flower meadows, beautiful woodlands, will…

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Milford Slí

The Milford Slí na Sláinte is 3.7km in length and starts at the Diamond, at the top of the town. To follow the route, continue downhill along the main street, crossing the bridge over Maggie’s Burn. Continue onto the Ramelton road and then turn left onto the Fanad bypass road. Continue for well over 1.5 kilometers to the ‘Lough Road’ junction (recognised by the white stone edging). Turn left again…

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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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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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Glenveagh Lough Inshagh Walk

Glenveagh Lough Inshagh Walk Length: 7km (Not a looped walk so walkers must return to the Visitor Centre or arrange a vehicle at the Lacknacoo car park at Gartan) Time: 1hr 30mins Terrain: Stony dirt track ending on a quiet tarred road This pathway once connected Glenveagh Castle to the village of Church Hill. The carriages of the Lough Swilly Railway brought visitors to the ra…

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Drumharriff Forest Stroll

Drumharrif wood offers the family a gentle looped walk near the village of Pettigo on the border with Northern Ireland. The forest road section of trail follows the old Great Northern Railway line. The old station house was located close to the village of Pettigo. The trains travelled to Dublin, Enniskillen, Ballyshannon and Bundoran. The station closed in 1957. Walk: This looped trail takes y…

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Fort Dunree

Walking around Dunree Point is undoubtably one of the highlights of a visit to the Inishowen Peninsula. A series of signposted footpaths allow the visitor to explore at their own pace. Detailed information boards, shelters, picnic tables and benches help to create a memorable experience whether you are a first time or regular visitor. Walk 1 is the most effortless of the three walks but it is…

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Turf n Surf School

TurfnSurf Lodge & Surf School Bundoran provides beginner surf lessons, sea kayak tours and Blo-karting from our Bundoran. Skilled and experienced instructors can bring you to the next level of surfing. The next level can be just a step up from beginner through to polishing off the advanced surfer. The instructors at TurfnSurf can help you achieve all these goals and much more. Turf n Surf are one …

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Slí Thorai (Tory Island) Slí Dhún na nGall

Tory is a small remote island of rugged beauty, Habitation stretches back into pre-history and it is rich in archeological and monastic sites. It also supports a spectacular range of birdlife including the increasingly rare corncrake. From the pier the walk circles to the west as far as the lighthouse, returning to the pier before heading to the eastern end of the island and looping back. The clif…

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McNutts Donegal Woollen Mill

Set in the picturesque seaside village of Downings, in the North-West of Donegal, McNutt’s Donegal Woollen Mill is a craft shop with a difference. For over 60 years the McNutt family have been weaving Donegal Tweed and Irish Linen at their Mill in the North-West of Donegal. They have evolved from weaving classic traditional Donegal Tweed fabrics to more modern and contemporary designs. Hom…

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Dunlewey Centre

You can take a step back in time and visit the homestead of the world renowned weaver Manus Ferry and enjoy stories of times gone by from our experienced tour guides or take a trip out on the Dunlewey Lough on our tour of the lake where you will pass the Guinness estate (keep an eye out for the green lady who is said the haunt the house) If you prefer to stay on dry land you can take a ride on our…

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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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Glenevin Waterfall Walk

Glenevin Waterfall Walk - The walk up Glenevein Valley to the Glenevin Waterfall in Clonmany, County Donegal, takes the rambler on a safe, well sign -posted route. Newly installed picnic areas blend easily into the natural landscape. Footbridges are dotted along the track as visitors criss cross the stream using the stepping stones. The basin at the foot of the waterfall is called Pohl-an-eas - t…

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Narosa Surf School

Narosa Surf School has taught thousands of people to surf all over Ireland of all ages and abilities. Kids camps, trips abroad, excellent coaching and fitness to compliment the surfing lessons are individually programmed to get more out of the surf experience here in Dunfanaghy.

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Eco Atlantic Adventures-Kids Camp Portsalon

Kids Summer Camps, Kayaking, Cave Exploring, Coasteering, Pier Jumping and Beach Games, and a large element of fun and learning. Suitable for 8-14 years Based at Portsalon Pier Wetsuits and Kayaking Gear Provided. Monday -Friday 10 am-12 pm €100 per person

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Kidz Kingdom

Let the little ones in your life run free at our soft play area’. Kidz Kingdom is a fully indoor adventure centre that has slides, ball pools, trampolines and many more attractions to ensure hours of endless fun for the kids in your family’. Full lunch menu with hot and cold drinks is available at all times. For the little and Big Kids in the family. We also cater for birthday parties, confirm…

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Carrigart Horse Riding Centre

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.

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Slieve League Cultural Centre

Experience the majestic Irish attraction of Slieve League. We offer daily guided tours along with shuttle buses to and from the cliffs. Visitors can take full advantage of our free parking which includes lots of room for coaches. After exploring the cliffs, join us at Ti Linn Café where you can find a wide variety of food and beverages. We also offer FREE Wifi for all customers so you can s…

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Donegal Trad Trail

Enjoy a night of Traditional Irish Music, Song and dance in the company of some of Donegals finest traditional musicians. Our Trad Trail bus operates 6 nights a week (ex Saturday) from May to October, leaving the Tourist Information Offices on the Quay in Donegal Town at 9pm (returning approx midnight), bringing you to the towns of Ardara, Dunkineely and Glenties (depending on what night the se…

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Donegal Craft Village

Established in 1985 the Village is a showcase for contemporary arts and crafts in Ireland. The Donegal Craft Village are a small community of skilled independent handcrafters and we invite you into our workshops to view our glass, hand-woven textiles, painting, jewellery, printmaking and handmade felt art. Situated 2km outside Donegal Town on the Wild Atlantic Way, the Craft Village is also home t…

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Glenveagh - Derrylahan Nature Trail

Glenveagh Derrylahan Nature Trail - Length: 2km (This is a looped walk) Time: 45mins Terrain: Gravel track, both flat and steep in places This attractive way marked walk near the Visitor Centre is an ideal introduction to Glenveagh’s natural environment. It offers visitors of all ages and fitness levels a chance to see some of the plants and animals of Glenveagh National Park. T…

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Mc Gonigle Glass Studio

Mc Gonigle Glass Studio are three sisters, Elaine, Lyndsey and Zara. Every Mc Gonigle Glass piece is designed, made and finished with love in our studio in the Donegal Craft Village on the Wild Atlantic Way. We make enchanting, delicate and vibrant glass jewellery and art using fusing, slumping and lampworking techniques. Our glass pieces are filled with intrigue, imagination and detail with an ec…

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Nature North West

NatureNorthWest is all about connecting people with nature. From nature walks to bird song workshops, bat talks and childrens outdoor exploring we provide a range of different nature experiences in the north west. Get in touch to find out how you and yours can connect with nature locally!

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Wild Atlantic Fitness

Discover Donegal along the beautiful Wild Atlantic Way and get fit in the process. Wild Atlantic Fitness offers one day, weekend and week-long retreats to re-energize and reinvigorate your passion for being the best possible you. Spend some time on the beautiful Donegal Coast with like-minded people. Every day is different and will cater for all areas of health and wellbeing to ensure that you ret…

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Donegal Tours

Donegal Tours are a local tour company offering a wide selection of Day Tours which run every day during the summer months. As Donegals leading travel experts, Donegal Tours have put together a mix of amazing landscape, examples of real heritage and sheer excitement. Each organized tour has a different personality, covering major attractions around Donegal such as Sliabh League, Glenveagh Nation…

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Trek and Paddle Donegal

HIKING AND KAYAKING NEAR GWEEDORE Trek and Paddle Donegal is based in Gaoth Dobhair (Gweeedore) in North West Donegal. We offer sports and recreation for all the family to enjoy - hiking trail walks, canoe and kayak hire. Enjoy outdoor activities along the Wild Atlantic Way with us! Call us or email us for details Tel: 087 090 3163 Email: trekandpaddledonegal@gmail.com

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Teach Mhici Mhic Gabhann

Teach Mhicí Mhic Gabhann in the townland of Doire Chonaire is the homestead of Micí Mac Gabhann (1865-1948). D’fhág Micí Mac Gabhann an baile le cúpla punta a shaothrú. He was a local man who spent time as a seasonal labourer in ‘The Laggan’ and Scotland before going to the United States. His life story was recorded by Seán Ó hEocaidh (1913-2002) of the Irish Folklore Commission as ‘Rotha Mór a…

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Inishowen Boating Experience

See Ireland's most northernly coastline like never before with Inishowen Boating. The Inishowen Boating Experience gives you an opportunity to view the rugged Inishowen coastline by sea, showcasing some of the best views in all of Ireland. There is plenty of marine life to be spotted on the trips, as well as birds, basking sharks, seals and our resident dolphins! Our charter boats can t…

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Discover Bundoran

Bundoran at Donegal's southern most tip has been making holiday memories since the late 1700s and continues to be one of Ireland's premier seaside destinations. Offering natural amenities such as the Fairy Bridges & Wishing Chair, golden beaches, breathtaking walks as well as the wild Atlantic waves cementing the town as Ireland's surf capital. There's also golf, angling and equestrian for those w…

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Slí na Rossan - Slí Dhún na nGall

Slí na Rossan - Slí Dhún na nGall - Part of the 280km Slí Dhún na nGall, Slí na Rosann is a 65km circular route covering an area called the Rosses, which lies between the western outliers of the Derryveagh Mountains and the much indented Atlantic coast in west County Donegal. It is a wonderfully scenic, rock-strewn landscape scattered with more than a hundred lakes, which make it a mecca for angle…

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Crolly Lúb an Chlochain Bhig

Lúb an Chlochain Bhig - This is a very pleasant, historically interesting walk that loops from the village of Crolly mainly on tracks and minor road with an optional a spur which is a short but attractive path along the tree-lined banks of the Gweedore River Estuary to the west. There are spectacular views along the river to the coast and across the bay. Looped Trail Length: 6.3km Time: 1hr 50…

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Cooley Equestrian Center

A wee family run gem. Nestled in the beautiful hills of Inishowen, right at the start of The Wild Atlantic Way, with spectacular views over Lough Foyle. Cooley Equestrian Center cater for every ability, from first time riders, to the experienced. Feel free to have them help you plan your horseback magic moments, choose from family fun and games, to beautiful treks, to guided heritage trail taking …

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Inishowen Bogwood Sculptures

These sculptures, uniquely crafted by Mary Doherty, allow individuals a unique opportunity to view remnants of our past which lay untouched by human hand for centuries, and now have been brought to new life by Mary’s creativity and her ability to enhance the existing beauty which nature offers in the unspoilt areas of our countryside. For generations the fuel for heating and cooking was produced…

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Tweed

Tweed started out as a bricks & mortar lifestyle and home wares boutique in County Donegal in the north west of Ireland. Owned and run by a Donegal native who grew up steeped in the local tweed tradition, Ronan Hanna brings a modern take on tweed to his own label Hata while honoring age old traditions of weaving. In addition to apparel & headwear from Hatas collection Tweed also has a highly ed…

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Hiking Donegal

Hiking Donegal is your gateway to discovering what Donegal has to offer with regards to hiking and climbing. The website highlights the great coastal hikes, inland trails and peaks within the county. From gentle hikes, to more challenging routes that take in all Donegal has to offer. No matter what level of fitness or experience, everyone should be encouraged to experience the great outdoors a…

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Irish House

Since its launch in 2015, Irish House has provided those who have an appreciation for authentic Irish crafts and design with the opportunity to purchase high-quality products at their location on the famous Diamond, in the heart of historic Donegal Town, Co. Donegal. The Mulherns, who founded and own Irish House, are fifth generation handweavers and have a strong desire to ensure that the centurie…

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Donegal Bay Charters

Donegal bay charters was created to offer boat hire for the donegal bay area. Providing professional pleasure fishing and deep sea angling.”Donna-Marie” is an 8mtr vessel and built by Lyme boats (UK) She was originally built as a fast potting boat and has generous deck space. `Donna-Marie` has a P3 licence and she is able to carry 12 persons +2 crew. She is very stable at sea especially at rest or…

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EuroVelo 1 Cycling Route

Following Europes mighty western border, the Atlantic Coast Route combines for around 9,100km the majestic fjords of Norway, the wild Irish coastline and the sun-Kissed beaches of Portugal. The Route starts at the village of Newtowncunningham in County Donegal, Ireland. From here the route is signposted for almost 200km on quiet rural roads, to Donegal Town. The route then joins the North West Cyc…

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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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The Arranmore Ferry

The Arranmore Ferry Service from Burtonport to Arranmore Island. 20 mins scenic journey. Indoor & Outdoor seating. Onboard toilet facilities. Tickets can be purchased at Blue Ferry Office, Burtonport, onboard ferry or by booking online. Group rates available.

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Fort Dunree Military Museum

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 …

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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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Shandon Hotel & Spa

Award Winning Spa comprising of Thermal Spa, Relaxation Room and Outdoor Canadian Hot Tub offering a wide range of Spa, Hair and Beauty Treatments executed by our highly skilled team. The thermal Suite is an area with a wide variety of experiences designed to sooth and balance but at the same time detoxify the body and invigorate the senses. The thermal suite experience includes the Hydro Vitali…

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Cloughaneely Golf Club

Cloughaneely Golf Club is a 9 hole golf course set in a beautiful woodland estate in North West Donegal just outside the village of Falcarragh. The challenging par 70 course is a test for any golfer’s handicap and at the same time offers plenty of scope for the beginner. Our green fees are very reasonable and new members are always welcome. Next time you are in the North West Donegal come visit …

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mng Ventures

Our customised tours are about giving back to the community and nurturing the culture mngVentures is a bilingual enterprise, we craft boutique experiences that help visitors connect with our unique culture and magical landscape. Guided and self guided with handpicked local services. Rock & Roam, Connecting Colmcille, The Whiskey Pilgrimage, Footprints, faeiries & folklore..... As well as tours, m…

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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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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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Lough Swilly Marina

Lough Swilly Marina is located at Fahan, Co. Donegal along the western shore of the Inishowen Peninsula. It offers safe and secure berthing for boats of various sizes along finger pontoons. It is only 3 kilometres from Buncrana and is a 10 minute drive into the city of Derry. Buses run through the village on a regular basis and it is a short taxi drive into the City. Daily, weekly and monthly …

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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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Glenleary Riding School

All instruction at Glenleary is provided by appropriately qualified, experienced and mature instructors. The main focus is weekly riding lessons. Trekking is available through the beautiful local countryside with spectacular views of Lough Swilly.

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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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Bundoran Adventure Park

Great family adventure Park for young and old. Funfair Rides,Adventure Golf,Go-Karting, Amusement Arcade and lots more. Ocean Cafe & The Candy Shack.

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Slí an Earagail & Errigal Mountain

Slí an Earagail is a section of the 280km Slí Dhún na nGall that covers a Gaeltacht area of west Donegal: in Gaeltacht areas Gaelic is the primary language. The circular, relatively flat route is named after Errigal mountain (751m), which rises to the east and whose pyramidic, grey-streaked quartzite cone is a presence frequently visible along the route, even from the coastal stretches. It is …

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Beltany View Garden

An attractive garden of just over one acre on sloping ground facing south with panaromic views, Beltany View is situated close to the famous Beltany Stone Circle. The garden has been established for over 10 years and is beginning to mature wonderfully. Highlights include the spring-fed ponds, and the vast array of flowers, shrubs and perennials.

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Linocut Studio

Linocut Studio creates a stunning range of hand printed linocuts and greeting card designs inspired by nature and along Donegal's Wild Atlantic Way.

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Letterkenny Artisan Market

Letterkenny Artisan Market is a wonderful indoor market held every Saturday from 10am-3pm at Unit 1 Carrygally Business Park, Lismonaghan, Lettekenny. The Market celebrates all the amazing local produce and unique hand crafts that Donegal has to offer. Meet the producers and you get a real sense of pride that each producer has for their products and you can rest assure that you are brining home t…

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Ballyshannon Leisure Centre

Ballyshannon Leisure Centre is great for all the family with a swimming pool and gym. Check online for their class and pool timetables and opening times.

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Bundoran Star Angling

Sea Angling Donegal bay has some of the best fishing in the country with a wide variety of species to be caught. Species caught during the 2012 season include Shark, Skate, Tope, Rays, Turbot, Conger, Ling, Cod, Pollack, Coley, Gurnards, John Dory, Plaice, Flounder, Dab, Megrim, Dog Fish and Wrasse well over thirty species in all. Charter boat fishing is lively and interesting even before a line …

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Donal Byrne Bike Hire Ardara

The rental range is made up of high quality touring and mountain bikes. Bikes are equip with a pump, lock and a puncture repair kit with each rental bike. Panier bags are also available on request.

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Eco Atlantic Adventures- Doe Castle Invasion

Doe Castle Kayak Invasion Doe Castle sits on the waterline of Sheephaven Bay on The Wild Atlantic Way between Carrigart and Creeslough. Doe Castle is One of Ireland’s few remaining, fortified, Gaelic tower houses, Doe which is believed to have been built in the 1420s, was home to the McSweeney Clan for almost two hundred years. The McSweeneys, originally from Scotland, were Gallowglasses or…

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John Molloy Ltd Knitwear

John Molloy Woollen Mills Ltd is a family run business located in Ardara, Co. Donegal, on Irelands North West Atlantic coast, a region noted for its tradition in knitting, weaving, sheep farming, and fishing. Our range embraces both traditional Irish Aran fishermans sweaters and contemporary fashion knitwear.

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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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Lough Derg

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…

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Donegal Railway Heritage Centre

Donegal Railway Heritage Centre is considered one of the county’s hidden gems and is located just 300 metres from Donegal Town Centre. Donegal had the largest narrow-gauge railway network in the British Isles, and uniquely, amongst steam engines and railcars, operated one of the first railway vehicles with an internal combustion engine in the world. This fascinating museum which has just been …

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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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Ross Fine Art

Opening times: 11am-5pm Monday to Saturday or by appointment. Reduced hours in winter. Long established as one of Ireland’s most prestigious commercial galleries, Ross Fine Art has built a reputation for carrying important paintings and sculpture by some of the best established and emerging artists in Ireland and overseas. Artists such as Stephen Mc Kenna, Melita Denaro and Heidi Nguyen hang bes…

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CARA Organic Beauty Spa at Lough Eske Spa

CARA Organic Beauty Spa at Lough Eske Spa in Donegal, Ireland is your escape to a world of well-deserved pampering and natural, restorative therapies. Situated in the castle garden, the refreshing, peaceful setting is reflected in the buildings natural sandstone and rich wood floor features. Our skillful and caring staff places you as top priority. Here, the concept of the traditional spa treat…

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Atlantic Apartotel Pitch & Putt

9 Hole Pitch & Putt Par 3 Golf course. 9 Hole Crazy Golf. Atlantic Apartotel Crazy Golf Clubs and Balls are provided.

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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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Slí Cholmcille - Slí Dhún na nGall

Slí Cholmcille is a section of the 280km Slí Dhún na nGall that circles around the remote landscapes of south west Donegal. The name of the route is derived from that of St Colmcille, one of Ireland’s early Christian saints, who was born in County Donegal and lived for a while in this region. He is recalled in the name of Glencolmcille, Donegal’s westerlymost village, a place steeped in pre-Christ…

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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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Bundoran Golf Club

Hello and welcome to Bundoran Golf Club, the hidden gem of the NorthWest. Presenting a challenging par 70, our golf course sweeps along the rugged and picturesque Donegal Bay coastline with a mixture of dunes and undulating terrain making up our 18 holes. With endless views of the Atlantic Ocean to the west and the magnificent Dartry Mountains to the east, you are blessed with 360 degree super…

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Donegal Gardens

This contemporary garden, within 200 yards of the sea, whispers stories of walled gardens of the past. Today it stands independent of trends and restorative themes. The walls have stood for over 100 years and were well maintained. Since 1985 the lawn and cultivated perimeter have been gradually transformed by Elizabeth Temple to the present individually styled garden. The evolution continues se…

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Mt Everest Experience and Donegal Walking Weekend's with Jason Black

Spend the weekend walking the beautiful hills of Donegal with in-residence host and well known award winning Mt Everest and K2 mountaineer Jason Black. The weekends are filled with fun, great food, indulging treats and designed for beginners to the outdoors to advanced enthusiasts looking for new walking trails and adventure. Bookings per weekend are reserved for small private groups of 6 perso…

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Ards Forest Park - Nature 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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The Bike Stop & Small Engine Repairs

Ladies Gents and childrens bikes for hire Hybrid bikes, Hybrid bikes, ladies bikes, kids bikes. We hire Double kiddies trailers, box trailers, tagalong bikes, kiddies seats, panniers, front handlebar bags trail gators.

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Framemasters

We have a beautiful selection of Original Paintings and Prints on display. We provide a very professional Bespoke Picture Framing Service and also stock Handmade Jewellery by Northern Lights Glass.

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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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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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Doochary - Fintown

Doochary - Fintown - This spectacular walk, which is a section of Bealach na Gaeltachta Waymarked Way, can begin/end in either Doochary or Fintown. It takes you through some of Donegals finest woodland walking and a modest climb just north of Fintown gives spectacular views across the surrounding countryside. Distance: Approximately 9 kms Time: 3 hours Terrain: Quiet roads, bog road/rough trac…

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Surfworld

Established in 1990 by the Fitzgerald Family, Surfworld is an all-in-one surf shop and surf school in Bundoran, Co. Donegal, Ireland! The feel of a locally owned, grass roots and all core surf retailer still holds pride and place in our store. The main surf shop, surf school and discount surf shop are located on the Main Street in the heart of Bundoran, but they also have a surf shop in Str…

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Aura Leisure Centre

Aura Letterkenny Leisure Complex offers excellent and state of the art facilities for health and fitness. Aura Letterkenny’s extensive selection of exercise equipment ensures a maximum range of fitness and health facilities for all our members.

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Burtonport Old Railway Walk - Muckish to Falcarragh

This section of the Burtonport Railway Walk is a 6 km route through spectacularly remote areas of County Donegal with magnificent views as it follows the route of the railway line to Burtonport. This section runs along Muckish Mountain from Creeslough to Falcarragh. Along the way the trail passes by lough Agher, cuts through rocky outcrops showing some of the engineering fetes involved in the cons…

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Bundoran Stag & Hen Weekends

Organising a weekend away is stressful enough without worrying about how to entertain everyone. Let us do the organising for you. Bundoran Stag & Hen Weekends combine the wildness of the Wild Atlantic Way with the relaxing ambiance of some of Donegal finest eateries. Surf all day and dance all night, unwind in a seaweed bath overlooking the Atlantic Ocean and be pampered from head to toe. Or if…

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Away to Me Sheepdog Demonstrations

We've OPENED the farm to visitors (in line with current restrictions and medical advice). FJ and Meghan of Away to Me welcome you to their familys working sheep farm on the sea cliffs of the picturesque Donegal village of Malinbeg, in Glencolmcille. Away to Me offer authentic sheepdog demonstrations with their very friendly clan of border collies. Enjoy unique insight into the history and …

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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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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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Kingfisher Cycle Trail

The Kingfisher Cycle Trail was the first long distance cycle trail in Ireland and follows minor country roads through the border counties of Fermanagh, Leitrim, Cavan, Donegal and Monaghan. The trail travels through landscape dotted with rivers and lakes. Attractions include the Lough Scur Dolmen, Castle Coole and the Marble Arch caves. This unique mixture of lake-lands, canal side tracks, roll…

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Bundoran Historical Walking Tour

Every Thursday Morning at 11am from 20th June to 29th August 2019 - Departing from Bundoran Tourist Office each Thursday morning at 11am, this hour long tour will give an overview of the towns history from tourism to railway to music and more!

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Monreagh Ulster Scots Heritage & Education Centre

Poised gracefully amid the fertile lands of the Laggan Valley in East Donegal, near the banks of the River Foyle, approximately 8kms from the historic city of Derry / Londonderry is Monreagh Ulster Scots / Scots Irish Heritage & Education Centre. In the tranquil settings of a beautifully restored 19th-century manse, visitors are taken on a journey through the mists of time, exploring the rich …

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Donegal Garden Trail: Oakfield Park

Oakfield Park is a 100 acre garden, consisting of award winning walled gardens to ponds, lakes, a lakeside Nymphaeum, a hedge maze, heritage trees and sculptures. Our crowning glory is a 4.5km narrow gauge railway with a diesel and steam train operating passenger trips daily. This is a magical way to explore the park s gardens as the train passes through flower meadows, beautiful woodlands, will…

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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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Linocut Studio

Hand printed linocuts of birds and animals native to Ireland and Britain. A linocut is a relief print, like a woodcut. The image is carved out of a lino block and what remains will print when the inked roller is passed over the top of the block. Paper is laid on the inked block and burnished by hand or passed through a press which leaves an impression. All linocuts are hand printed on 100% aci…

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Studio Donegal

We may spin some yarns, but we don't tell tall tales! The true keepers of the craft, we have been preserving the tradition of hand weaving since 1979, quietly, honestly, authentically. All our tweeds and throws are designed, hand woven and made in our mill in Kilcar, Co Donegal. All our garments are made here in our sewing room by our team of artisan garment makers. Our mill and shop is a little b…

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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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Donegal Garden Trail: Dunmore Gardens

A very remarkable traditional walled garden associated with a 1742 country house. Many wonderful gardens are to be found within one large walled area (2 acres), rich collections of ericaceous plants, early 20th century terraced rose beds and a towering Redwood stands sentinel towards the centre with paths radiating from it. Imaginative use of plants over arches, traditional fruit and vegetables…

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Gartan Ourdoor Activity Cente

Gartan Outdoor Education Centre is superbly located, set on 87 acres on the shores of Gartan Lough, 15 minutes from Letterkenny, Co Donegal, Ireland. The Centre provides a wide range of Adventure Education Courses, Environmental Education Courses, Specialist Courses, Team Building, Management Training and Adventure Sports Training. Our courses are suitable for primary schools, secondary schools, y…

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Mulroy Drive - Walking & Cycling Routes

The Mulroy Drive Walking and Cycling Routes are based on a series of back roads that lead on the main Mulroy Drive. The local, historical and scenic points are on the routes. Walkers & Cyclists welcome on all routes. Moross Castle Walk - A reminder of the Mac Suibhne Rule in Fanad is Moross Castle which was built on a promontory of Mulroy Bay. > Click here to read more Milford > Click here to…

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Murfs Surf School

Murfs Surf school and beach rental provider located at Tullan Strand Bundoran, Irelands most consistant beach break. Provided by level 2 ISA approved Instructors.

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Awaken Adventures

Awaken Adventures is all about getting out and exploring the amazing landscape of Donegal. Whether through climbing, walking or kayaking, there is so much to see and so many adventures to be had, regardless of your fitness or ability! I am a passionate believer of the benefits that spending time being active in the outdoors can have on your mental and physical well-being. So at Awaken Adventur…

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Bundoran Bodyboarding School

The Bundoran Bodyboarding School is the only surf school in Ireland dedicated to the sport of bodyboarding. They provide body-boarding lessons at three main stunning surfing beaches around the Bundoran area to make the most of the surf conditions. As part of the Irish Surfing Surf School Program, they follow the Irish Surfing Association guidelines so you can be reassured that you are in good han…

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Inch Wildfowl Reserve Park

Each winter the site hosts thousands of migratory birds including geese, swans, ducks and other waders. During the winter months it is not unusual to see fields with several thousand Greylag Geese or Whooper Swans grazing and witness the return of the birds to the lake at dusk is one of the most impressive wildlife displays you are likely to witness. During the summer months Inch Wildfowl Reserve…

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Doe Castle Tours

Doe Castle, a stronghold of the MacSweeney Clan for almost 200 years, sits on the waterline of Sheephaven Bay on The Wild Atlantic Way off the R245 between Carrigart and Creeslough, Co. Donegal. The grounds are open all year around, but tours inside the Castle must be with a guide . Guided tours of the Castle are facilitated by local community group, Moving Mevagh Forward, daily during July …

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Rathgory Gardens

Started in 1975, this two acre sheltered woodland garden has many new trees in the last few years. There are different habitats for birds, bees and butterflies with grassses, bamboo and a magnificent Gunnera manicata. A great garden for promoting nature study with children.

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Find Your Trail

The Irish Sports Council launched a digital Video #FindYourTrail to encourage people of all ages and ability to enjoy the great Irish outdoors. Recreational trails help people to enjoy the outdoors and facilitate, promote and manage a range of outdoor activities including countryside walking and hiking, on and off-road cycling, trail running, canoeing, horse-riding and even motorised sports, all …

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Donegal Garden Trail: Lower Cranny Garden

A private garden romantically set in the former grounds of nearby Drumbeg House and retaining some of the features from the Estate namely a lake and tree lined driveway now a scenic walk connecting the more ornamental section of the garden to a wild flower meadow. Bluebell woods with an insect hotel, a stream, a dam, a birch grove, sweeping perennial beds and a mixed hedge fairy ring all blend to…

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Maghery Coastal Adventures

Maghery is a small and vibrant coastal community situated in the Rosses area of west Donegal and is less than 20km from Donegal Airport. It is an area of outstanding natural beauty with a variety of landscapes including beaches, islands, sea cliffs, caves, arches, hills, and lakes. Maghery Coastal Adventures offers both the local and the visitor, the opportunity to explore this beautiful area a…

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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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Ards Forest Park - Binngorm 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 sea…

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Amelia's Irish Design & Gifts

Inspired by my Granny, Amelia, this shop has developed from a small space in my antique shop to a destination store renowned for quality.

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Dive Arranmore Charters

Dive Arranmore Charters is situated off Northwest Donegal along Irelands`s stunning Wild Atlantic Way. The waters surrounding Arranmore Island boast the finest of dive sites. The pristine waters attract an abundance of sea life which makes for a fantastic dive. Arranmore offers a wide range of dive sites suitable for all levels of experience. Dive Arranmore Charters can arrange transfers from…

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Triona Design

Housed in a building formerly known as ‘the mart’ Triona Design is a family run business. 25 years of keeping alive the tradition of handwoven Donegal Tweed and Irish Produce. Having 5 generations of weavers in the family keeping alive such an art is not an easy task and so has earned Triona Design numerous Failte Ireland Awards and Donegal enterprise Awards.

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Unique Ascent

Unique Ascent specialise in providing exceptional outdoor adventure holidays, outdoor activities and mountain training courses with a difference. Hill Walking Rock Climbing Sea Stack Ascents Tyrolean Traverse Mountain and Climbing Qualifications Guiding (hills, mountains, ice and rock) Winter Mountaineering Abseiling, Coastaleering, Sea Kayaking, Wild Camping

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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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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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Cavanacor Gallery

Cavanacor Gallery was established in 1999 and is dedicated to showing contemporary art. The gallery aims to increase the audience for contemporary art and has established a professional, commercial venue in the Northwest. The gallery shows work by emerging and established national and international artists.

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Wains World

Wains World, is a unique and exciting soft play adventure centre in Buncrana. It’s the fun and safe way for your kids to play! Let children explore Wains World and see what they discover! Relax and catch up with friends over a coffee and a delicious bite while the little ones have fun! Provided are play facilities for a rainy day, parties for your little ones and their friends! Check our w…

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Glenalla House

he country estate garden of Glenalla is a hidden world surrounded by native woods and moorland. Established in the late 18th century with extensive landscaping by the Franklin family since 1913. Beyond the house and walled kitchen garden are the formal elements of the rockery, rose beds, arbour and stone edged lily pond. There are collections of rhododendrons together with summer and autumn flowe…

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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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Isaac Butt Heritage Centre

The Isaac Butt Heritage Centre tells the story of the lives of Isaac Butt and Dr Nancy McGlinchey, who was renowned for her service to the local community Along with a detailed history of Isaac Butt, there is an exhibition on the History of the Glenfinn Parish from the 5th century onwards. There is also an exhibition on the educational system in Glenfin, which gives an account on the development o…

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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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Moville Pottery

Moville Pottery - Official producer of the City of Culture mug - is situated in Moville , overlooking the town & with a fantastic view of Lough Foyle. Come and see how the mugs are made. You can also paint your own pot - have a go on the potters wheel and see the biggest and smallest hand made teapots in Europe. Also on display are a unique set of HiFi speakers, which are the only ones of thei…

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Redcastle Golf Club

Popular with golfers and golf groups, our Inishowen location is perfect for golf breaks in the north west of Ireland. Golfers are in for a treat on Redcastle Hotels own 9 hole parkland golf course. Enjoy some of the most breathtaking views in the world on a course which contours around Lough Foyle. The magnificent parkland fairways are dotted with trees and strategically placed traps. Why no…

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Mourne Antiques & Jewellery

Mourne Antiques celebrates 30 years in Letterkenny this year! We are well known for our selection of antique pieces of furniture, china and decorative items - but our main attraction is the jewellery. Not only rare antique pieces, but also pre-owned and even contemporary fine jewellery including diamond engagement rings.

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Letterkenny Slí

The Letterkenny Slí na Sláinte is 2.7km in length and starts at the Bus Depot at the Station Roundabout. To follow the route, continue towards Port Bridge passing Letterkenny Institute of Technology, then turning left just before the bridge onto Ballyraine Road. Passing the Mont Errigal Hotel and Ballyraine National School, turn left onto the Ramelton Road, noticing the pleasant view of Gortlee Wo…

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Glenveagh Glen (Bridle Path) Walk

Length: 8km (Not a looped walk so walkers must return or arrange a drop off or collection) Time: 2hrs Terrain: A mostly flat dirt/gravel road rising gently over last 3km This walk is a natural extension of the lakeside walk. It follows the shortest and most easily negotiated natural route through the Derryveagh Mountains. However, before the glen road was built, the route was so r…

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Donegal Garden Trail: Glenveagh Castle Gardens

This is the great garden of Donegal, much visited and yet unspoiled since it is reached by shuttle bus 4km from the Visitor Centre. The setting is starkly dramatic – at Glenveagh National Park the bare hulks of Kinnaveagh, Dooish and Staghall mountains rise above the peaty waters of Lough Veagh. The castle is placed with romantic effect at the centre where it is surrounded by its magical woodland …

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Sea Adventure Waterpark

Inish Adventures' new Sea Adventure Waterpark is a guaranteed fun day out with friends or family! Located on the shore front in Moville, the big inflatable floating assault course will challenge you with obstacles such as jungle bars, balance beams, ramps, slides and much more! More info and bookings: https://eola.co/w/548/activities/water-park Inish Adventures is an Outdoor Activity Cent…

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Awaken Adventures - Kayaking Tours

There is so much to see and explore from the unique perspective of the water, so why not come and discover Donegal on a guided kayaking trip Enjoy the tranquil and beautiful Mulroy Bay, paddle around the many islands and even stop for lunch on one. The trips are suitable for all, and are perfect for family adventures! All equipment and instruction is provided and the trips will be tailo…

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ShopLK Love Shopping Letterkenny

Letterkenny is THE Shopping Centre of Donegal. It has all the big name brands you find in a city and has an amazing number of Irish owned independent outlets located all across Letterkenny. There is the traditional Main Street, Shopping Centres and the Retail Parks all within walking distance and all of them have fantastic places to have a well earned coffee. You can avail of 30 minutes FREE on s…

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Wild Atlantic Surf School

Established in 2015 by Greg Gallagher, Wild Atlantic Surf School operates at the beautiful Dooey Beach near Dungloe in Co. Donegal on the north-west coast of Ireland. Wild Atlantic Surf School is approved by the Irish Surfing Association and provides a fun and safe introduction to the sport of surfing. Dooey Beach is the perfect location to get started, with over 3 kilometres of sandy beach and i…

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Stephen Bennett Studio Art Gallery

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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StephenDigginArt

Donegal landscapes...originals and limited edition prints. Kid’s room art prints. Pet portraits. Commissions undertaken.

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Donegal Garden Trail: Noras Rose Garden

A gem of a rose garden on a modern housing development. Featuring a huge range of varieties (Climbers, Hybrid Tea and Floribunda) in every colour and with fragrances that will knock your socks off. Admission: €5 to charity and garden maintenance Directions: From N15 in the centre of Ballybofey turn on to R252 (Glenfin Road) passing Jackson’s Hotel on the right. Blue Cedars is on the left a…

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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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Donegal Donkey Sanctuary

Donegal Donkey Sanctuary provides refuge to abandoned & abused donkeys. Visitors are welcome. Wander the walkways & meet the donkeys up close! Visitor centre includes a tearoom/gift shop. Disabled facilities available. Come along & make a new furry friend today! Donations can be made on our website and Facebook page or directly by post made payable to Donegal Donkey Sanctuary. We are con…

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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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Cruit Island Golf Club

100,000 welcomes awaits you at Cruit Island Golf Club. Set on the edge of the wild and rugged Atlantic Ocean, next stop America, you will savour unrestricted panoramic views that will take your breath away. A true natural 9 hole links course, golf at its best, par 68, where every shot must be methodically thought out. With a par 3 that measures only 137m, what club will it be today? A short flick …

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Buncrana Slí

The Shorefront Slí na Sláinte is a 1km linear walk starting at the carpark opposite Buncrana Leisure Centre on Buncrana’s shorefront and following the coastline along Lough Swilly. Swan Park Slí na Sláinte is a 2km looped walk starting from the carpark at the Old Pier by the Wolfe Tone Memorial across the historic six-arched Crana Bridge, turn right at the gates of Buncrana Castle and past O’Do…

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Narin & Portnoo Golf Club

If you are looking to golf in Ireland Narin and Portnoo Golf Club, is situated in a beautiful seaside resort in County Donegal in the northwest of the country. It is considered one of the finest natural and scenic 18-hole links Golf courses in Ireland, with sweeping views of Gweebarra Bay. Opened in 1930, it is engagingly old-fashioned, with a meandering routing over and around the dunes. T…

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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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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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The Gaeltacht Experience

The Gaeltacht Mini Staycation is designed to showcase the Donegal Gaeltacht in a new and exciting way. The two night three day break is a bespoke packaged guided holiday for couples interested in exploring the treasures that rural Donegal has to offer. On the three day tour, guests will experience the very best of what the Donegal Gaeltacht has to offer. From arrival in to Carrickfinn air…

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The V Spa at The Villa Rose Hotel

The V Spa located within the Villa Rose Hotel is an award-winning destination spa in County Donegal. Our spa facility is comprised of 7 treatment rooms, a thermal suite & a relaxation suite. The Thermal Suite at the V Spa is the ultimate Spa Experience in Donegal and is recommended before your treatment to assist with intense relaxation. Enjoy a balmy Crystal Steam, Luxurious Foot Spas, the …

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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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Green Golf Travel

A golf tour in Donegal is still one of the best kept secrets in world golf. With courses such as Rosapenna, Ballyliffin, Portsalon and Murvagh receiving increased recognition, this secret may not last for much longer. In all, 7 of the top 35 courses in Ireland can be found in this beautiful county. Green Golf Travel is the first dedicated golf tour operator based in Donegal. Our wealth of exp…

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Century Cinemas

A family run business bringing stories to life on the big screen in Letterkenny for over 75 years. With 8 screens, stadium seating, American rocker seating, all with 2D/3D digital cinema projectors and Dolby Digital 7.1 surround sound

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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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Cosán Colmcille

Cosán Colmcille - Although close to the town of Milford, and easily accessed from there, Loch Colmcille is a remote and tranquil location in an area which is rich in history and wildlife. The route to and from Milford is along footpath and quiet roads, whilst the 2.5 km section to the east of the Loch is along a disused road which is not accessible to cars. Distance: Approximately 7 kms Time…

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Castle Adventure Farm

Castle adventure open farm is a fantastic day out for all the family with lots of indoor and outdoor activities. Come visit us today !!

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Saoire Mara Charters

Saoire Mara Charters provides charter boat hire with a qualified skipper for Deep Sea Angling and Coastal & Island Cruises. Deep Sea Angling on board Caitlin Marie offers an excellent experience for the sea angler as there are many species available just a short distance from the harbour and many angling enthusiasts return annually to Kincasslagh from all corners of Ireland and Europe. If y…

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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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Donegal Garden Trail: Rathmullan House

The walled kitchen garden where a broad range of soft fruit, vegetables, salad crops and herbs are cultivated for the award winning hotel kitchens. Adjacent to the Restaurant is a recently made tranquillity garden with a contemporary sculpture by Zara Cunningham-Bell. There is no charge for admission to our gardens and they are open: Easter to October 10am-4pm Daily. Closed November to Easter. …

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Boyce Coach Tours

Boyce Coach Tours offers various tours to top visitor attractions throughtout Donegal.

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Eco Atlantic Adventures WHATSUP

WHAT-SUP Explore Mulroy Bay in a new, exciting way! Enjoy a memorable experience by Stand-Up Paddle Boarding on the calm waters of Mulroy Bay with Eco Atlantic Adventures. Mulroy Bay is a large sheltered inlet with lots of islands, native woodland and the clearest of water, giving the ideal habitat for numerous types of sea life. Stand Up Paddle Boarding your way along the bay and through th…

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Letterkenny Activity Centre

Letterkenny Activity Centre - Fun for all the family. Karting at approx 800 meters they have one of the largest tracks in Ulster with both Adult and Junior karts available from age 8. The track is unique in that it is part indoor but mostly outdoor. High Rope and Zipline Park Spend over an hour in the High Rope Park and test your head for heights as you overcome the obstacles in the multi level…

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Atlantic Way Experience

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? Your Educational Experience: 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 …

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Donegal Wedding Cars

Donegal Wedding Car Hire is a family run business that aims to deliver top quality services to our customers. They have many years experience in delivering people to their destination in comfort and on time. They have developed a Wedding Car Hire business in which they take great pride. Donegal Wedding Cars believe that the service they provide on this most important day to the clients, meets a…

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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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Travel Donegal - Cathedral Quarter Walking Tours

Our experienced Tour Guides will take you on a short walk (some uphill) informing you of incredible & exciting historical events from Letterkennys beginnings. From the Market Square to the old Church Lane where we have traced the residents back 150 years. Into Conwal Parish Church & Graveyard we explore interesting gravestones & the stories behind them. Make our way to Sentry Hill around poignant …

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Lower Cranny Gardens

Herbaceous perennials, shrubs and mature trees together with a mixed-hedge \fairy ring\ and a conservatory of plot plants all combine to make a restful garden. A place where woodland, wetland, stream and meadow surround a lake to provide a most rewarding natural setting and habitat for wild flowers, birds, animals and insects.

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Drumboe Nature Trail

Drumboe Nature Trail - This trail follows forest road and track through both coniferous and broadleaf trees. It is a pleasant gentle trail along the river bank, returning through the forest and crossing a public road on the way. There are good views of the river. In winter parts of this trail along the river may be flooded. Length 2km Time: 1hr Nearest Town: Stranorlar Coillte Recreational Tr…

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Century Complex

Century Complex Letterkenny is an exciting family entertainment complex incorporating Century Cinemas, Backstage Bar & Grill and Century Play!

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Awaken Adventures - Guided Hikes

Donegal really is a special place, it still retains a real sense of wildness and remoteness. If you’re looking to get away from it all, recharge and re-energise yourself there is no better place than the mountain ranges in Donegal! At Awaken Adventures we can take you on a guided hike around the many ranges, the hikes can be specifically tailored to suit your needs. Whether it’s iconic Erriga…

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Nora Duffy Thorr/CUISLE

A Painter/Printmaker, she teaches workshops at her Hill Farm studio in beautiful Gweedore. She lives on a small Hill Sheep Farm with stunning views of Aranmore Island and surrounding area. Workshops are facillitated from one day to one week and on a one to one basis.

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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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Donegal Garden Trail: Ros Ban

A garden to relax in with a Celtic Theme, given over to wildlife friendly activities, but plenty for the garden enthusiast to enjoy. There is a display of medicinal plants and educational posters of native flora and fauna. A well-established Laburnum Arch is just one of many intriguing features. This 1.5 acre garden is of educational interest to children of all ages. You are sure to learn som…

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An Grianán Theatre

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.

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McElhinneys Department Store

Enjoy Shopping at Irelands leading Department Store! McElhinneys Department Store is the only place you will need to visit for Shopping in Donegal. Enjoy a Heavenly Shopping Experience with three floors of Womens Wear, Mens, Kids, Home, Footwear, Lingerie, Cosmetics, Gifts, Bridal and much more. A modern family owned Department Store, McElhinneys prides itself on offering each customer a tradit…

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Otway Golf Club

One of Irelands oldest golfclubs. A unique 9 hole course with beautiful beaches and Martello fort.

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Wild Alpaca Way

Discover the Wild Alpaca Way on Donegals Inishowen peninsula. Enjoy a memorable experience in a stunning picturesque part of Donegal. Alpaca are curious, friendly and inquisitive creatures with an excellent temperament with their own unique characteristics. Get up close to nature and take in the fresh Malin Head air! Enjoy our natural environment, trekking with our herd of Alpacas around Ire…

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Drumboe - Loop Trail

Drumboe Loop Trail - This trail loops around the northern part of the forest, following old forest roads and tracks and a new section of trail. This is a very pleasant walk through many species of trees, including some very large ones with bluebells in spring. Looped Trail Length: 2km Time: 1hr Nearest Town: Stranorlar Coilte Recreational Trails In the 17th century, a castle stood at the …

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Archery Arcade

A Fun Safe New approach to Archery. Progress in minutes to playing The Games. All Equipment Provided. Corporate & Private Sessions. Indoors & Outdoors Fun.

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Artlink

Julie Griffiths, Sue Morris, Noel Brady, Brendan Farren, Kevin Harkin, Catherine Ellis and Kate McSharry present work throughout the site at Fort Dunree in response to Turas, exploring journeys of connection; connecting through creativity. Morris’ work at Fort Dunree is a site-responsive installation located in one of the pillboxes, or lookout posts, perched on the headland looking out to the A…

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Fintown Railway

FINTOWN RAILWAY We are delighted to announce that Fintown Railway scenic train service will reopen for the Summer Season 2022 from Wednesday, 15th June until mid-September 🚂 RAILWAY TIMETABLE AND BOOKING INFORMATION Opening Times: June - September Also open on Sunday, 2nd & 9th October 2022 The trains will be running on: 12pm, 1:30pm Call or PM us to book. *Please note that …

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Narosa School of Surf

We have two sites in Dunfanaghy & Magheraroarty offering surf lessons, kids camps & stand up paddling boarding. Our experienced ISA qualified coaches approach every lesson with the aim of not just offering a great one-off experience of surfing, but for surfing to become a positive force in our customers lives, even in a small way. This mantra means we keep coach to student ratio low, so we …

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Donegal Garden Trail: Backleas

A new garden combined with old natural woodland. The garden is of some historic significance in that the remains of an aqueduct dug during the famine as a relief project to convey water to a corn mill two miles away is still visible. Indeed stone mill wheels, a famine pot and lots of bog oak also feature. The entrance to the house is built with stone in the same manner as an ancient fort on the…

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