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Donegal Self Catering Group gives you a location that is the perfect spot for a fun, sport, fantastic nightlife, tours and spine-tingling adventure holiday, with a plethora of water activities to enjoy, ranging from surfing to windsurfing and gravity defying kite boarding! Blue flag Beaches such as Bundoran, Rossnowlagh, Narin-Portnoo, Portsalon and Stroove in Inishowen Peninsula have been internationally renowned and there are several surf schools dotted around the area. All levels of experience are catered for, so it’s there perfect place for the whole family or a group of friends to experience a fun and challenging adventure break.

Fully equipped licensed boats are available for Deep Sea Fishing around the coast with an experienced skipper to guide you. Donegal is home to salmon and sea trout fisheries with countless smaller wild game fisheries. Or captain your own boat, take to the waves, sail along the Atlantic coast, feel with wind in your hair and taste the salt on your skin! For those who enjoy being less active there are also pleasure cruises available along the waters off the coast where you can sit back, relax and absorb yourself in the most unspoilt views in Ireland.

Donegal is very popular for Horse Riding options available from beach treks and leisurely hacks, to cross country jumping to post to post trails. Equestrian centres based in Bundoran, Bruckless, Dunfanaghy and Lifford to name just some of the options available.

We have plenty of Family Friendly options such as animal based attractions, playing Pitch and Putt or a range of activities such as Adventure Centres. On rainy days, you are well catered for with indoor water activities such as Waterworld in Bundoran, Public Leisure Centres, Children’s play centres, Ten Pin Bowling or the Cinema.

There is a broad range of private and public Gardens for the garden lover to enjoy! Many of these gardens offer guided tours which help to get a better and more informed insight to plants and varieties growing in Donegal! The Garden Trail provides a range of 20 gardens in Donegal such as world famous Glenveagh National Park.

We have magnificent Golf links courses along the Atlantic seaboard to exploit the spectacular coastal scenery and beaches and provide some of the most challenging golf in the world. Choose from some of the approved Golf Courses from Bundoran Golf Club, Narin & Portnoo Golf Links to Rosapenna Golf Resort in Downings.

Our county is rich in Cycling and Walking routes with some of them meandering along the Wild Atlantic Way – the longest coastal route from Cork to North Donegal. The North West Cycle Trail is a 326 circular cycle route that can be enjoyed as long or short routes. Enjoy dramatic views of the Atlantic ocean on coastal roads with quiet country roads and some traffic free sections in urban areas.

Join us in a celebration of Festivals and Events throughout the entire county. Upcoming events schedule for Donegal and the North West of Ireland, featuring festivals, Arts & Craft fairs, Traditional Irish music – search in our local events section Donegal. From Music, Dance, Street events, Family Fun and Visual Arts such as The Earagail Arts Festival in Letterkenny or the Rory Gallagher Festival in Ballyshannon. Our Food Festivals are second to none with A Taste of Donegal in Donegal Town or Slug & Lettuce in Bundoran to choose from. Our Sea Sessions (surfing) in Bundoran or the Buncrana Music Festival are other alternatives!

Donegal is a magical experience – come, and enjoy it!

Corravaddy Wood Walk
Letterkenny
A varied and easy woodland walk in Coillte Forestry which is just 10 minutes drive from Letterkenny. Its elevated location ensures impressive views of Lough Swilly and the surrounding countryside. Distance: Approximately 4 kms Time: 1 hour Terrain... More>>
country sports
Letterkenny
organised game shooting pheasant, duck and partridge. Fishing ghilles and boats provided. weekend packages available for parties up to 8 people. Starting with coffee and scones , snacks at lunch time and dinner in evening. More>>
Crolly Dolls
Crolly
From concept to original sculpture, from design to finished hand-knit woollens, hand-woven Donegal tweeds and linens, we maintain the attention to detail and level of excellence which first made the Crolly Doll famous. We at Crolly Dolls have... More>>
Cruit Island Golf Club
Cruit Island
Five miles north of Dungloe turn off opposite Daniel O'Donnells Viking House Hotel three miles to the clubhouse. Seaside links with 9 holes spectacular views hugging ragged coastline. With breathtaking scenery and beautiful beach. Short by modern... More>>
Deane's Equestrian Centre
Darney
Equestrian Centre with an indoor arena. Trekking along scenic country roads. Farm Hacks. Riding instruction for adults and children, livery service, schooling of young horses. Personal attention given. Facilities: Enclosed manege, indoor school,... More>>
Diving Donegal Coast
Dunfanaghy
Divology provides diving for qualified divers around the Donegal Coast and Tory Island More>>
Dizzy's Den
Bundoran
Dizzy's Den is Bundoran’s newest Indoor Play Centre. Our aim is to provide a safe and secure environment for children to come and play Dizzy's Den currently has a large climbing frame where children from as young as four can let their imagination... More>>
Doe Castle
Creeslough
This medieval fortress was built in the 1500s by Scottish mercenaries, the MacSweeny's. A powerful stone curtain wall surrounds the central tower and this castle is surrounded by the sea on three sides. Doe Castle is entwined in Irish history in... More>>
Donegal Adventure Centre & Surf School
Bundoran
The coast of County Donegal is renowned for consistent surf conditions, spectacular scenery and friendly people. Escape to miles of unspoilt beaches, clean water and uncrowded waves. Donegal Adventure Centre gives you the opportunity to make the... More>>
Donegal Airport
Carrickfinn
Book Flights online with Aer Arann www.aerarann.com Fly Donegal to Dublin in 40mins. With twice daily direct flights to Dublin and onward connections worldwide. Fly Donegal to Glasgow Prestwick in 55mins. Sunday / Wednesday / Friday Convenient check... More>>

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