ACTIVITIES IN GWEEDORE
Gaoth Dobhair is a vast parish nestling between the Derryveagh Mountains and the Atlantic Ocean. On land, its a walkers paradise with leisurely beach walks and hillwalks of all grades in some of the most beautiful scenery on the island. To the west, the nearby islands are within kayaking distance or accessible by local shuttle boats daily during the tourist season.
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Boats can be hired on day or half-day basis from local owners. The waters off the coast of Gweedore have an abundance of fish species.
With little traffic and many spectacular mountain and coastal routes in the area, one of the best ways to enjoy the scenery is by bike. We provide secure bike storage for groups or individual cyclists.
Hillwalking in Donegal is amongst the best in the country. We can offer advice on routes and can store your gear after your trek.
There are a number of locations, both on the mainland and on the nearby islands, that are perfect for all levels of climber.
Sea kayaks are a great way to enjoy Gweedore's pristine coastline, amazing beaches and nearby islands. It is just waiting to be explored.
There are a number of less challenging routes within the Gweedore area that still offer beautiful scenery and rewarding hikes.
Glenveagh is the largest National Park in the country & home to a rich, diverse & wholly unspoiled landscape. This landscape is comprised of Natural Woodlands, Mountains, Rivers, Lakes & Glens. The park is also home to a herd of Red Deer as well as the Golden Eagle re-introduction project whose aim it is to reintroduce a breeding population of golden eagles in north-west Ireland.