Top things to do

Top Choice Beach in Portsalon & Fanad Head

Ballymastocker Beach

Once named the second most beautiful beach in the world by the British newspaper the Observer, this tawny-coloured Blue Flag beach is a fine place to while away the hours.
Irish in Rathmelton

Bridge Bar

The Bridge Bar is one of those lovely old country pubs you came to see in Ireland. Its cosy 1st-floor restaurant has classic Irish steak and seafood dishes. Be sure to try the excellent beers from Kinnegar Craft Bre…
Market in Rathmelton

Rathmelton Country Market

The limited hours means there's a real scrum to get the best produce, prepared foods, baked treats and more at one of Donegal's best farmers' markets. It's in a parking lot just by the river.
Castle in Rathmullan

Rathmullan Castle

These 16th-century ruins, where an English garrison was stationed during the Flight of the Earls, squat menacingly beside the harbour.