Activities & Attractions

  • *Book a tour of the Lighthouse – now open to the public:
  • Superb beaches all about – within 10km e.g. White Shore, Ballyhiernan, Doaghbeg, Drumnacraig, Portsalon, Blue Flag beach at Ballymastocker Bay beside Portsalon.
  • Spectacular scenic drives hugging the coastlines of the Mulroy, or the Swilly.
    Fanad Lighthouse

    Fanad Lighthouse

  • Fanad Walkers is a walking/hiking group, meeting every week: always keen to welcome newcomers, whether experienced or beginner.
  • Surfing at the Adventure One Surf School in nearby Ballyhiernan Bay – 4.5km
  • Surfing for Beginners

    Surfing for Beginners

  • Fanad Lake Angling Club, Kindrum. Brown Trout. Fishing permits & Boat Hire:  Tel: Brendan 0749159057
  • Fishing at the Meadows Trout Fishery in Rossnakill – 8km  Tel: 086 8047516 or Facebook
  • Kindrum Lake

    Kindrum Lake

  • Golf at Portsalon Golf Club – a classic 18 hole links course – 10km.
  • Eel Burn Pitch & Putt – 4.5 km.
  • Championship course at Rosapenna accessible via the Mulroy
  • Portsalon Golf Course beside Ballymastocker Blue Flag Beach

    Portsalon Golf Course beside Ballymastocker Blue Flag Beac

  • Kayaks etc for hire from SPLASH Water Sports at Portsalon Pier. Tel Damien 085 2325701
  • Deep sea fishing or sightseeing on Lough Swilly. Charter boats based at Rathmullan Piers.
  • Activity Centre at Rockhill Park in Kerrykeel.
  • Electric and Hybrid bike hire located across the Mulroy Bridge in Termon Take the pain out of cycling & enjoy north Donegal’s spectacular scenery.
  • Mevagh Dive Centre near Carrigart is  Ireland’s largest Centre  all under one roof, with Diving Equipment Sales, Hire, Servicing, Cylinder Testing and our new state of the art Swimming  Pool.
  • Pony Trekking at Carrigart Riding Stables, Wood Quarter, Carrigart, Tel: 074-9153583  Mob:087 227 6926
  • Golden Sands Equestrian Centre Rathmullan. Tel:  00353 74 9158124
  • Discover little known Gardens to visit in this part of the world
  • Take Car Ferry from Rathmullan to Buncrana in July & August and explore the Inishowen Peninsula.
  • Glenveagh National Park with its Castle and Gardens , an hour’s drive,  with 16,000 hectares of woods, mountains, lakes and bogs. Largest red deer population in Europe. Several walks. A must for the first time visitor to Donegal.