Activity Holidays in Donegal

Guests enjoying the superb Hotel Accommodation offered at Fitzgeralds Hotel, Bundoran will find numerous Outdoor Activities available in the surrounding area with something to suit all ages and interests.

Game Angling – County Donegal is one of the few remaining unspoilt angling havens in Europe and is relatively unaffected by pollution, over fishing and climatic changes which have blighted other areas. It is rightly famous for its game angling opportunities, from the many Brown Trout fishing loughs to the spate systems which provide great opportunities for the game angler. Donegal possesses some of the best coastline in Europe allied to large stocks of Sandeel and Sprat, making it one of the most important coastal feeding zones for Sea Trout in Western Europe.

Sea Fishing – Whether you’re a novice fisherman, an experienced angler, or an enthusiastic sightseer, you can experience the thrills of deep sea fishing in the Atlantic. Sea Fishing is a thrilling sport. Around the Donegal coast you can fish for Shark, Blue Fin Tuna, Conger Eel and plenty of other fish species. There are shipwrecks located off Donegal from the Spanish Armada and from the two World Wars.

Championship Golf – Spectacular coastal scenery makes Donegal’s many Golf Courses a pleasure and a challenge for the keen golfer. Tee off at the excellent championship golf course in Bundoran or visit any of four other excellent golf courses within easy driving distance.

Equestrian – Whether you are a beginner or an experienced rider you are assured of a holiday to remember. Beginners can avail of expert tuition while more experienced riders can discover the beauty of the coastline and countryside on horse riding trails.

Walking & Cycling – What better way to discover Donegal than hire a bicycle and explore the many country lanes and roads. The breathtaking scenery of Co Donegal’s Atlantic Coastline with its many sandy coves and bays makes an ideal days sight-seeing. Alternatively, you can go for a stroll on one of the walks around Bundoran or for something more energetic join one of the guided walks in the surrounding scenic countryside.

Water Sports – The Atlantic waves roll onto the blue flag beaches of Bundoran, providing world class beach and reef breaks for surfing and body-boarding. In 1997, Bundoran played host to the very successful European Surfing Championship. Many other watersport activities such as wind-surfing, boating and swimming are also very popular.

WaterWorld – Waterworld, an award winning aqua adventure playground for children of all ages. For maximum fun enjoy two leisure pools – a wave pool with five wave patterns and rapids, plus a slide pool with the ‘Tornado Flume’ and the super fast ‘Whizzer Slide’. In addition adults can enjoy the sauna and steamroom or relax and admire the splendid Atlantic view.

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