Local Attractions


Narosa – ISA approved surf school with some of Europe’s best surf coaches

Dunfanaghy Stables – Discover Donegal from the saddle in association with Arnolds Hotel

Dunfanaghy Golf Course – Is an 18-hole true links course which offers year-round golfing

Arena 7 – Letterkenny’s Entertainment Complex with Bowling, Laser Tag and Restaurants

Century Cinemas – For all the latest movies and also includes Century Ice

Visit Donegal – One stop website for all that Donegal has to offer

Glenveagh National Park – Encompasses the national park, castle and visitor centre

Earagail Arts Festival – Music, theatre, visual arts, film, literature, circus and carnival on Ireland’s North West Atlantic seaboard

Wild Atlantic Way – World famous coastal route with breathtaking scenery spanning seven counties

Donegal County Museum – Situated in Letterkenny

Tropical World – A Tropical Butterfly House and Mini Zoo in the heart of Donegal

The Mill Restaurant – Family run restaurant and guesthouse opened from mid-March to December

Cove Restaurant – Culinary Delight, Friendly Atmosphere, Picturesque Coastal Vista

Muck n Muffins – Pottery Studio and Coffee Shop situated in Village Square, Dunfanaghy

Dunfanaghy Workhouse – Opened in 1995 as Heritage centre exploring local history and culture

Dunlewey Centre – Is situated on the shore of Dunlewey Lough in the shadow of the Poison Glen

Gartan Outdoor Education and Training Centre – Is situated on the shore of beautiful Lough Gartan in the heart of Donegal

Fintown Railway – Donegal’s only operational narrow gauge railway

Ards Forest Park – Beautiful Forest Park between Cresslough and Dunfanaghy

The Gallery – Situated beside the workhouse on Falcarragh road in Dunfanaghy

Flight of the Earls Heritage Centre – Heritage Centre in Rathmullan explaining the event known as ‘The Flights of the Earls’

Donegal Castle – A 15th century Norman tower house situated in Donegal Town

Doe Castle – Situated about 1 mile off the Carrigart to Creeslough road, The MacSuibhne castle is protected on three sides by the sea

Slieve League Cliffs – Highest and finest marine cliffs in Europe with views of the Atlantic Ocean, the Sligo Mountains and Donegal Bay

Lurgybrack Open Farm – This is a fun farm with a pond, a playground and tearoom situated in Letterkenny

Oakfield Park – It is a beautifully restored 18th century deanery, situated Raphoe with over 100 acres of parkland and mature woodlands

Inch Island – It is a small island connected to the mainland along the banks of Lough Swilly – it is home to migratory birds and wintering waterfowl

Tory Island – It lies 12km off north Donegal and is the most remote of Ireland’s inhabited islands

Arranmore Island – One of the most accessible of all the Gaeltacht Islands which has a resident population of approximately 600

Port-na-Blagh Shore Angling – Port-na-Blagh is a sea-side village in the north west of Donegal which offers pier fishing at high water for mackerel in season, small coalfish, wrasse and Pollack

Majestic Coastline Drive Donegal – This drive begins in Donegal and goes west, a detour at Dunkineely leads to St John’s Point, a long and lovely peninsula and a great diving area. Next is Killybegs, Ireland’s major fishing port

Bluestack Way – This is a 65km route through true wilderness area of Ardara, Co.Donegal with great views as it traverses the Bluestack Mountains

Fanad Scenic Drive – This is a scenic tour is a 72km circuit of the area and is well signposted and easy to follow with amazing views of Lough Swilly

Atlantic Drive – This is a short but very spectacular road around the Rosguill Peninsula (Downings, Donegal)

Bloody Foreland Walk – This is a coastal walk set against the back drop of one of Donegal’s iconic landmarks – Bloody Foreland (The Rosses, Donegal)

Horn Head Drive – This is one of the most dramatic of the beautiful Donegal peninsulas, with two splendid viewpoints to appreciate this wild peninsula (Dunfanaghy)

Rathmullan Sailing and Watersports School – Learn to sail on Lough Swilly – Safe – Fun – Exciting

Donegal Adventure Centre – It is Ireland’s largest surf school based in Bundoran providing exciting adventure sports, outdoor activities and surf lessons

Adventure One – North Donegal’s leading ISA approved surf school located in Kerrykeel, Donegal

JAWS – Established in 2005, JAWS is situated in Dunfanaghy and is a surfing and watersports provider

Mevagh Dive Centre – It is Donegal’s only Dive centre and Ireland’s largest all under one roof. Situated in Carrigart, it offers Diving Equipment Sales, Hire, Servicing, Cylinder Testing, Swimming Pool and Diver Training