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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!

Angling (Fanad Lakes)
An angling experience in the home of the wild browns Kinny - This lough has a fishable area of 51 HA and is best fished from a boat, although parts are easily acessible from the shore. It has an excellent stock of wild browns. The fish are not... More>>
Angling Charters
Pinalia Boat: 31' Versatility. 80 HP Ford Skipper: Pat O'Callaghan P3 Licence: No. 960 Expires: 22 March 2009 Base: Killybegs Operational area: Donegal Bay Notes: Reef, shark and general inshore fishing Tackle hire: €10 per person per day... More>>
Angling in Inishowen
Inishowen, the hidden jewel of the North-West, surrounded on three sides by the waters of the Swilly (to the west), the Foyle (to the east), and of course the Atlantic to the north, as well as being criss-crossed by a plethora of rivers and small... More>>
Eany Angling Centre
Excellent Salmon and Grilse River. Peak season July to September. Day permits and licences are available from: Eany Angling Centre, Gargrim, Frosses. Tel: 0035374 9736559 More>>
Irish Adventure Angling
Ardara angling activity includes: ·Permit and Licence for one day ·Fishing Gillie ·Rods, tackle and bait on request ·Optional Return transport between your accommodation and your activity. Throughout... More>>
Killybegs Angling (1 licensed and 1 not licensed)
Killybegs Angling (1 licensed and 1 not licensed) Base : Killybegs Boat Hire Charges Per Angler daily: EUR50.00 Charter daily: EUR400.00 Weekly Charter: EUR2500.00 Tuna Fishing (gear supplied) EUR700.00 per day Rod Hire: EUR10.00 Type Of Fishing... More>>
Lough Swilly Flies & Angling Centre
We offer the most comprehensive selection of specialist game and seafishing tackle in the Northwest. Top quality irish salmon and trout flies. Custom Fly tying service also available. Comprehensive selection of fly tying materials always in stock,... More>>
Michael McVeigh - Sea-Angling
BASE: Downings BOAT HIRE CHARGES Charter daily: €375 ROD HIRE - Available TYPE OF FISHING Shark, Bottom, Wreck BOAT DETAILS Name: - Rosguill Skipper: - Michael McVeigh Cap: - 12 persons Type: -Aquastar Engine: - Twin 310 HP Length: - 43 Ft... More>>
Sea Angling The waters of the Donegal Coast are alive with over thirty species of fish. We are fortunate to have such a diverse range of species from Cod to Haddock to Blue Shark! just minutes from the harbour. The first Bluefin Tuna ever taken on rod and line... More>>
Sea Angling & Donegal Bay Sightseeing Trips
Experience sea angling at its best in the pure waters of the Atlantic aboard An Duanai Mara, a purpose built 33ft long Aqua Star boar, powered by a 320hp engine. Licensed for 12 passengers it operates from Creevy Pier and Killybegs. This unspoiled... More>>


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