Family Activities

Errigal View Pet Zoo

Errigal View Pet Zoo is a new attraction for families to enjoy a great day out. With animals, birds and much more there is lots to do and see.  Situated behind An Chúirt Hotel in Gweedore a visit here is a must. You can stroll amongst the animals or take a nice walk along the old railway track; the choice is yours.

Both educational and fun you can see many unusual animals’ close-up and even feed a few. Then as the children play in the adventure playground, enjoy a cup of coffee and a snack, or try your hand at pitch and putt. Check their facebook page or website for opening times www.errigalviewpetzoo.comContact +353 (0) 087 095 3044.


Dungloe River Fairy Walk

The Dungloe River Fairy walk is a magical Woodland walk where you can see lots of evidence of Fairy and Troll activity. A fantastic place to go with little ones with a big imagination! The Fairy walk is open all year round.


Dunlewey Centre / Ionad Cois Locha

A visit to The Dunlewey Centre / Ionad Cois Locha is a fantastic day for children and families of all ages. Step back in time and take our cottage tours and learn the history of the area and see live demonstrations of carding spinning and weaving. It’s an educational experience for all the family.

We have several play ¬areas which include paddloes, canoes, bouncy castle, climbing wall, rodeo bull and our water zorb balls which have proved exceptionally popular with both children and adults alike. After re-energizing, why not enjoy a train ride along the lakeside, taking in the beautiful scenery or perhaps relax with a boat trip. Opening July 10th for Summer 2023. Check their facebook page or website for opening times www.dunleweycentre.comContact +353 (0) 74 95 31699


Glenveagh National Park

Glenveagh National Park lies in the heart of County Donegal, among the wild and rugged landscape of the Derryveagh Mountains. Its pristine habitats and protected wildlife, and its trails taking in the stunning Victorian Castle and Gardens along Lough Veagh, make Glenveagh the ideal escape for lovers of the natural world. Check their Facebook or website for opening times . Contact +353 (0) 1 539 3232


Fintown Railway

The Fintown Railway is the only operational railway in Co. Donegal. Set amidst spectacular highland scenery overlooking Lough Finn, the railway (3m/5km) is a restored section of the former County Donegal Railway.

There is a playground for our youngest visitors and also a few picnic benches to make it a great Family day out. Check their Facebook or Website for opening times. . Contact + 353 (0) 74 95 46280