Attractions | Donegal Wild Atlantic Hostel

  • Errigal Mountains

    Errigal Mountain, Money More, Co. Donegal, Ireland .

    Errigal is a 751-metre mountain near Gweedore in County Donegal, Ireland. It is the tallest peak of the Derryveagh Mountains and the tallest peak in County Donegal.

  • Maghery Coastal Tours

    Maghery Coastal Adventures, Maghery community Centre, County Donegal. .

    Maghery is a small and vibrant coastal community situated less than 10 miutues from Dungloe and is less than 20km from Donegal Airport. It is an area of outstanding natural beauty with a variety of landscapes including beaches, islands, sea cliffs, caves, arches, hills, and lakes. 

    Maghery Coastal Adventures is a new and exciting initiative aimed at utilising this rich natural environment, with a strong focus on sustainability and community involvement. 

    Maghery Coastal Adventures offers both the local and the visitor, the opportunity to explore this beautiful area and participate in numerous exciting activities such as Stand Up Paddle Boarding, Kayaking, Snorkeling, Surfing, Hillwalking and recreational Cycling – both on and off road.

    From the absolute beginner to the more advanced, Maghery Coastal Adventures has much to offer, including instruction, touring, and rental.

  • Arranmore Island

    Arranmore Island, County Donegal, Ireland .

    Take a ferry trip to Arranmore Island by ferry and connect with our 400 local people. Enjoy the island heritage and the culture that Arranmore Island has to offer. Once the home of the O’Donnells, Arranmore Island has a popular thriving Summer Irish College, which doubles the population during the summer months.

    Arranmore Island is located only three miles from Burtonport and is accessible via our Arranmore Ferry. The crossing takes around 15 minutes. Once there, you can spend the day exploring the scenic views and drives around this beautiful Island. We offer a reliable daily service 12 months of the year.

    Arranmore Island is a wonderfully peaceful island with a way marked trail leading from sandy beaches to the islands rocky summit. This provides many spectacular views of the glittering sea, cliffs, rocks arches. And see the majestic mainland mountains from Glen head to Tory Island.

    The crystal clear waters surrounding Arranmore Island provide great dive sites and sea angling. The island freshwater lakes are home to trout. Sea angling contacts can be provided by contacting 074 95 42233.

    Walk to the lighthouse, coastguard station or the WW2 Monitoring post. Or to Leabgarrow the main village, which is on the South East or sheltered side, where the ferry lands.

    The island has had reliable electricity since the mid 1950’s and fresh mains piped water since 1973. The telephone lines added in the 1980’s have been upgraded recently to include high speed fibre broadband.


  • Glenveagh National Park

    Glenveagh National Park, Letterkenny, County Donegal, Ireland .

    Some 16,540 hectares (40,873 acres) of mountains, lakes, glens and woods, with a herd of red deer. A Scottish style castle is surrounded by one of the finest gardens in Ireland, which contrast with the rugged surroundings. 

    Glenveagh Castle:

    Built in the years 1870 - 1873, the castle consists of a four storey rectangular keep. Access to the interior is by tour only. Morning and afternoon teas are served in the castle tearooms all season. The ground floor of the castle is partially accessible for visitors with disabilities.

    Location: 24km north-west of Letterkenny. Kilmacrennan / Termon to Dunlewy Road or Churchill to Dunlewy Road).

    Co. Donegal,
    F92 D6X6

    Group Bookings: +353 (76) 100 2537

    Visitor Services Supervisor: +353 (76) 100 2536

    Visitor Centre: +353 (76) 100 2551

    Fax No: +353 (74) 913 7072



  • Dungloe Community Tourist Office

    Ionad Teampeall Chroine Chapel Road, Dungloe, Co. Donegal .

    The Community Tourist Office work in conjunction with Fáilte Ireland to provide a visitor information service throughout the Republic of Ireland. The services include local and national information on attractions, activities and events.

    The staff look forward to your visit and hope that visitors enjoy their stay in this beautiful country.

    Opening Times: Mon-Fri 10am-5pm (lunch 1pm-2pm) | Sat 11am-4pm (July & August).

    Call +353(0)749522198

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