Things to do in Donegal

Things to do in Donegal

Are you the curious one, searching for the hidden gems of Donegal, the more unusual tours, attractions and activities? Maybe you are a tourist or a local looking to discover more of what Donegal has to offer. You're in the right place.

  • Glenveagh National Park and Castle

    Glenveagh National Park and Castle

    Glenveagh National Park is located in north west Donegal, and comprises 16,000 hectares of bogland, woodland and lakes. Visitors can take a guided tour of the castle, and walk or cycle in the park. Golden Eagles, Peregrine Falcons and wild Red Deer are some of the many types of wildlife which may be spotted.
  • Donegal County Museum

    Donegal County Museum

    The Donegal County Museum is housed in a stone building dating from 1845 which in darker days was a workhouse for the poor and destitute. Today it houses a large collection of artefacts from pre-history to modern times, with exhibitions on World War I and exhibits from the period known as "The Troubles" in Northern Ireland.
  • Fort Dunree Military Museum

    Fort Dunree Military Museum

    Come for the sea views and amazing coastline walks as for the military museum. Discover the military history of this fort from the time it was built by the British as a Royal Navy defensive position during the Napoleonic Wars including its role in World War II. Uniforms, artifacts, naval guns, mines, videos and modern interactive technology make it an interesting place to visit.
  • Glencolmcille Folk Village

    Glencolmcille Folk Village

    The curious visitor to Donegal can experience life as it was in this rural loca…
  • Lifford Old Courthouse

    Lifford Old Courthouse

    The Old Courthouse in Lifford was built between 1746 and 1750. It also housed t…
  • Magheroarty Beach

    Magheroarty Beach

    Magheroarty Beach is a curved, sandy, uncommercialised and clean beach which is…
  • Poisoned Glen

    Poisoned Glen

    An amazing valley, great for hiking, directly below Mount Errigal. You will pas…
  • Surfing with Narosa Surf School

    Surfing with Narosa Surf School

    Narosa Surf School offers both introductory and advanced surfing lessons in add…