Activities & Attractions

  • *Book a tour of the Lighthouse – now open to the public: www.fanadlighthouse.com
  • 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.  www.fanadwalkers.com
  • Surfing at the Adventure One Surf School in nearby Ballyhiernan Bay – 4.5km www.adventureone.net
  • 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. www.portsalongolfclub.com
  • Eel Burn Pitch & Putt – 4.5 km.
  • Championship course at Rosapenna accessible via the Mulroy Bridge.www.rosapenna.ie
  • 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.  www.rockhill.ie
  • Electric and Hybrid bike hire located across the Mulroy Bridge in Termon  www.grassroutes.ie Take the pain out of cycling & enjoy north Donegal’s spectacular scenery.
  • Mevagh Dive Centre near Carrigart is  Ireland’s largest Centre www.mevaghdiving.com  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. www.rathmullan.net/sample-page/equestrian Tel:  00353 74 9158124
  • Discover little known Gardens to visit in this part of the world www.donegalgardentrails.com
  • Take Car Ferry from Rathmullan to Buncrana in July & August and explore the Inishowen Peninsula.
  • Glenveagh National Park with its Castle and Gardens , www.glenveaghnationalpark.ie 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.