EXPLORE DONEGAL

Oakfield Park
Raphoe, Co. Donegal
Oakfield is an 18th-century Georgian Deanery sitting in a lush landscape of parklands and mature woodlands, overlooking the distant Croaghan Mountain, the grounds include a traditional walled garden and a 4.5km narrow gauge railway track & trains.  
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Glenveagh National Park
One of Ireland's 6 national parks, it is situated in Northwest Donegal and encompasses 16,000 acres in the heart of the Derryveagh mountains.
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Sliabh Liag Sea Cliffs
situated on the west coast of Donegal, and stands 600 metres above the wild Atlantic Ocean. It is the highest and one of the finest marine cliffs in Europe.
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Walled City of Derry
The Walls, which are approximately 1.5km in circumference, form a walkway around the inner city and provide a unique promenade to view the layout of the original town which still preserves its Renaissance Style street plan to this day. This is the only remaining completely walled city in Ireland and one of the finest examples of Walled Cities in Europe.  
 

Fanad Lighthouse
The second of Donegal’s Discovery Points on the Wild Atlantic Way. Here man’s presence and his ability to exist in even the wildest of locations is seen in the form of Fanad Head Lighthouse. 
 

Malin Head
Ireland’s most northerly point, with the sea swelling on three sides and cliffs offers the visit that true sense of isolation while not too far for the world of today.
 


 

FAMILY ATTRACTIONS 

 

Tropical World, Letterkenny
Located at Alcorn's garden centre this Butterfly House & Mini Zoo is a must-see. In this unique Zoo, you will find a range of different animals including birds, reptiles, insects & mammals. On-site you can take part in guided tours, visit the children's playground, enjoy a picnic in the gardens, or treat yourself to lunch in the tea rooms. Seasonal opening. 

Arena 7 Entertainment, Letterkenny
Arena 7 Entertainment Complex is the perfect day out for all the family. No matter their ages, they'll find something to do at Arena 7! Choose from a range of activities including bowling, Laser Quest, pool, Wayne's word adventure centre, and arcade games. You could even rent out a private room for some Karaoke.

Balor Arts Centre, Ballybofey
A short walk up the road from our hotel will bring you to the Balor Arts Centre. This state of the art theatre hosts a range of shows and events throughout the year including many popular children's shows.

Lurgyback Farm, Letterkenny
This wonderful farm is a must if you're traveling Donegal with a young family. Children adore meeting and playing with the friendly animals. Open March-August. 

Donegal Bay Water Bus Tour, Donegal Town
See the beautiful Donegal coast from a different perspective with Donegal Bay Tours. Take a visit out to Seal Island and meet a real-life seal colony, then along the coast to magnificent views of the Bluestack Mountains & coastal islands, all this with full commentary.

Blue Flag Beaches

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Wild Atlantic Way

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Family Activities

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Donegal East

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Location

Main St, Ballybofey, Co. Donegal, Ireland, F93 RD40

T: +353 74 913 1021 | E: info@jacksonshotel.ie

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