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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!

Ballybofey and Stranorlar Golf Club
Ballybofey
Rolling Parkland Course with tree lined fairways. Par 5 7th hole played along Lough allan. Usual club house facilities available ie. bar restaurant & golf shop. More>>
Ballyliffin Golf Club
Ballyliffin
Ireland's most "northerly" club was founded in 1947. Described by Nick Faldo as "the most natural golf links". Fred Daly described it as "a hidden jewel". The newly designed Craddock... More>>
Buncrana Golf Club
Buncrana
Situated overlooking the beautiful "White Strand" on the shores of Lough Swilly, this 9-hole golf course offers enjoyment to the highest handicaps, yet presents a challenge to the most advanced golfers. More>>
Bundoran Golf Club
Bundoran
Bundoran Golf Club dates back to 1894 and is a Championship 18 hole Golf Course. Presenting a challenging par 70, the course sweeps along the coastline with a mixture of dunes and undulating terrain.Within a 35 minute drive, you have a choice of... 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>>
Donegal Golf Club
Donegal Town
If you have not taken the opportunity to play the magnificent links of Donegal Golf Club you may reconsider putting back the trip to the great wall of China for a few years and heading to Donegal instead. The links which was originally designed by... More>>
Dunfanaghy Golf Club
Dunfanaghy
Dunfanaghy Golf Links, designed by the master himself, the great Harry Vardon, offers the golfer a unique experience Situated along the beautiful lagoon on Sheephaven Bay on North Donegal along the Atlantic seaboard, it is dominated by Horn Head... More>>
Golf (Cloughaneely)
Falcarragh
Cloughaneely is a newly created parkland course majestically laid out in the grounds of an old estate. Rolling fairways and tight greens make this an excellent test of golf for all standards of player. Visitors are always welcome and are assured of... More>>
Greencastle Golf Club
Greencastle
Greencastle Golf Club (founded 1892) has witnessed and undergone many changes in its long and eventful history. For most of its life it was a nine hole course, well known for its hospitality and its stunning scenery. The advent of its Centenary Year... More>>
Gweedore Golf Club
Derrybeg
Gweedore Golf Club, Derrybeg This scenic 9-hole golf course at Gweedore is open for green fees throughout the year. The course is challenging particularly when the westerly wind blows in from the Atlantic Ocean, which the course overlooks. The... More>>

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