Find the best activities for kids and adults

Find things to do in Derry and Donegal and keep the family entertained.

The Northwest has a wide range of things to do, from water sports to go-karting, rambling to paint-balling and everything in between.

Family activities in Donegal

Wild Atlantic Way

By |November 8th, 2016|Categories: Activities Donegal, Family Attractions|Tags: , , , , , , |

The Wild Atlantic Way is a sensational journey of soaring cliffs and buzzing towns and cities, of hidden beaches and epic bays. So whether you drive it from end-to-end, or dip into it as the [...]

Inch Island Wildfowl Reserve

By |November 6th, 2016|Categories: Activities Donegal|Tags: , , , , , , |

  What is it? If birding or twitching is your thing then you will really not want to miss a visit the Wildfowl reserve at Inch Island in Donegal. The Whooper Swan flying in a [...]

Game of Thrones Scene (Co Donegal)

By |October 10th, 2016|Categories: Activities Donegal, Family Attractions|

Glenveagh Castle is a 19th century castellated mansion and was built between 1867 and 1873. Its construction in a remote mountain setting was inspired by the Victorian idyll of a romantic highland retreat. Glenveagh National Park is one of [...]

Game of Thrones Scene (Co Antrim)

By |October 10th, 2016|Categories: Activities Donegal, Family Attractions|

The Iron Islands, Ballintoy Harbour, is the first stop on this trip and is where the Game of Thrones shot the stunning scene where Theon Greyjoy arrives back in the Iron Islands. This is also where he first [...]

Visit Dunluce Castle

By |October 7th, 2016|Categories: Activities Donegal, Family Attractions|

Enjoy the scenery all around and have a closer look at the rocks and ocean from the steps which lead below the castle. Look closely at the information stands. See how the rooms were laid [...]

Explore Malin Head

By |October 7th, 2016|Categories: Activities Donegal, Family Attractions|

See the Tower and climb the rocks at the topmost point in Ireland.  See where the Radio Station sits on lower land. Below Banba’s Crown is a path winding along the coast and passing a [...]

See the spectacular Grianan of Aileach.

By |October 7th, 2016|Categories: Activities Donegal, Family Attractions|

Leading up to the fort is a long winding road and once at the top the view is amazing with a backdrop of craggy mountain tops, the Foyle to the North, the Swilly stretching out [...]

Downhill House and Mussenden Temple

By |October 7th, 2016|Categories: Activities Donegal, Family Attractions|

In the demesne, the lands around the House and temple, are various places of interest. The Bishop’s Gate with its Gothic gate lodge with symbolic carvings such as the bishop’s mitre and cow skulls. An [...]

A look at Malin Town

By |October 7th, 2016|Categories: Activities Donegal, Family Attractions|

Stroll around the peaceful plantation town beside the bridge with ten spans and a triangular green as it was all those years ago.   Compare the architecture of the three churches, one decorative and two [...]

Visit Donegal Town

By |October 7th, 2016|Categories: Activities Donegal, Family Attractions|

From the carpark, walk under the arbour to the visitor centre.  Here there are toilets, a restaurant and very well laid out interesting audio-visual shows, displays and models telling of the park and its natural [...]

Doagh Famine Village – A llok at high people lived during the plague.

By |October 7th, 2016|Categories: Activities Donegal, Family Attractions|

Join this conducted tour and be sure to be thoroughly impressed by all that there is to see and hear. In The Wake House hear all that might have happened to the body in the [...]

A Historic Glenveagh National Park visit.

By |October 7th, 2016|Categories: Activities Donegal, Family Attractions|

From the carpark, walk under the arbour to the visitor centre.  Here there are toilets, a restaurant and very well laid out interesting audio-visual shows, displays and models telling of the park and its natural [...]

The Giant’s Causeway and the Legend of the North Coast

By |October 7th, 2016|Categories: Activities Donegal, Family Attractions|

These rocks are the ideal place to sit, stare, climb, wonder, explore and find.  Find the giant’s boot, said to be size 93.5, sit in the wishing chair where once only ladies were allowed to [...]

Family activities in Derry

Craft Village in Derry

By |October 21st, 2016|Categories: Activities Derry, Family Attractions|Tags: , , , |

Dickensian in appearance and delightful in it's layout, Derry's Craft Village is the ultimate refuge of the startled visitors as a whole new world beckons from the margins of the bustling city. The step back [...]

Game of Thrones Scene (Co Down)

By |October 10th, 2016|Categories: Activities Derry, Family Attractions|

In the journey of this tour you can see the Riverrun, River Quoile, this is wherbe Robb’s army needs to cross the Trident, so Catelyn Stark goes to bargain with Walder Frey to seek permission. Next is Winterfell, Castle [...]