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A range of pony and trap rides, treks, trail rides and lessons are available at Dunlewey’s stables, situated across the car park from the Dunlewey Lakeside Centre.
With a name like this, how can you not visit? Follow a rough walking path into the rocky fastness of the glen (4km round trip) and watch out for the green lady – the resident ghost...
This place is a hotch-potch of craft shop, museum, restaurant, activity centre, theatre and concert venue...
Courses including rock climbing, sea kayaking, sailing, surfing, windsurfing, hill climbing and more are offered for both adults and children at this adventure centre...
This creative company rents bikes across northern Donegal, including in Letterkenny, the Inishowen Peninsula and Glenveagh National Park. Contact them to arrange pick-ups. Route advice is given freely, ask about tours.
Courses including rock climbing, sea kayaking, sailing, surfing, windsurfing, hill climbing and more are offered for both adults and children at this adventure centre ...
Offers two-hour group surf lessons, equipment rental and private one-on-one surf lessons (€90, July and August only), as well as yoga and fitness classes and guided walks to Tramore Beach, Muckish Mountain and Horn H...
Windsurfing lessons and gear hire are available through Marble Hill Windsurfing .
You can almost hear the Jaws movie music. Offers surfing lessons, rents surfing gear, bodyboards and kayaks, plus offers guided kayaking trips (€35).
If you want to explore the expansive beaches and surrounding countryside on horseback, it can be arranged here.
This stunning waterside 18-hole links course is just east of the village.
Outside the town, salmon and trout populate the rivers and lakes. Equipment and information is available from Top Tackle .
The scenery at this renowned golf club – designed by St Andrew's Old Tom Morris in 1891 and remodelled by Harry Vardon in 1906 – is as spectacular as the layout, which can challenge even the lowest handicapper...
Fishing for trout in the River Dungloe and Lough Dungloe is popular; get tackle and permits or hire a guide from Bonner’s.
Donegal's only dive centre offers diving courses, equipment rentals and boat charter. The waters off the northwest are crystal clear and at numerous sites you can see everything from shipwrecks to sharks...
Runs a variety of kayak trips on the sea and through inlets. Trips explore caves and often encounter dolphins.
Tory Way is a waymarked loop walk (the map board is 50m from the ferry landing)...
Tory Island is a wonderful place for birdwatching – more than 100 species of seabirds inhabit the island, including nesting corncrakes and colonies of puffins (thought to number around 1300).
Among many options, the best is the Arranmore Way (Slí Árainn Mhór) walking path that circles the island (14km; allow three to four hours).
Jim Muldowney knows the crystal-clear (and cold) waters around the island. There are dozens of renowned dive sites.
The marvellously scenic Portsalon Golf Club follows the curve of the bay.
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