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Family Friendly Donegal

Family Friendly Donegal
Its all about family time and enjoying what you do together. No matter the weather Donegal has you covered for your trip away, for little the kids (and the big kids) we have some amazing entertainment options.

Activities to wear yourself out

Area 50 at Rockhill Holiday Park is ideal for all the family, regardless of age. With teddy mountain for the smallest and rock climbing for the big kids your sure to whittle away a few hours and work up an appetite here. http://area50.ie/
With a twist on the traditional game Bundoran’s footgolf to a new way to experience an old game, a nine-hole golf course played with footballs. It can be as fun or competitive as you want!
Ever want to go horse riding on the beach? Now is your chance Donegal Equestrian Centre offers this for all experience levels. Along the song dunes and onto Tullan Strand you can feel the wind in your hair if you’re brave enough to canter, otherwise relax and take in the sea view and fresh air.
Maghera Caves and Beach, Ardara, named in the top ten beaches in Ireland by TripAdvisor the dark caves and silver strand are all you need for a day of fun, exploring and adventure.
Maghera Beach

Educational fun 

Doagh Famine Village go back in time to experience a traditional Irish community during the famine. See how people lived and survived during this time. Attractions include original thatched Irish cottages (inhabited as recently as the 1980s), an Eviction Scene, Orange Hall, Republican Safe House and Irish Wake House amongst others.
Donegal Railway Heritage Centre, looks at information on the history of the railway, model railway tracks, photographic displays, guides to the old routes and treasured railway memorabilia. After wandering around the soaking up the history head out to Finntown where you can travel on the only operational track in Donegal at 5km. Enjoy the trip with spectacular scenery overlooking Lough Finn.
Donegal Railway Heritage Centre

Rainy Days

Just in case of rain (it is Ireland) there are several indoor water parks and indoor adventure worlds in Donegal to wear out the most enthusiastic of travellers. Alternatively, just roll with it and head to one of our many beaches for swimming, surfing and much more.

One with Nature

Lose yourself in the wild with many parks and forests to explore.
Glenveagh National Park is the perfect setting for your family day, “a remote and hauntingly beautiful wilderness, with unlimited opportunities to explore “, with the garden, castle and educational centre you’ll have earned a rest at lunchtime. Don’t forget to pack your picnic and dine al fresco by the castle.
Inch Wildlife Reserve is perfect for families in both Summer and Winter, with different displays on daily from the birds in their natural environment. With walks and seating on the reserve you can watch them in their home and enjoy the undisturbed atmosphere of the lake and its surroundings.
Glenveagh National Park ©Chris Hill

There is so much more on offer for families in Donegal, the above is a very small snippet. The following link is to our brochure which is jam packed with activities for all ages.
Hope to see you in Donegal soon.