5 days in County Donegal Itinerary

5 days in County Donegal Itinerary

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5 days in County Donegal Itinerary

Start: London
Drive:  10​h 15​min
1
Clonmany
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Dunfanaghy
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Donegal Town
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  9​h
End: London

1
night
Clonmany

Clonmany ©
Clonmany is a village in north-west Inishowen, in County Donegal, Ireland. Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): kick back and relax at Culdaff Beach, get outside with Mamore Gap, then trek along Wild Atlantic Adventure Centre, and finally admire the sheer force of Glenevin Waterfall.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Clonmany trip itinerary planning website .

London, UK to Clonmany is an approximately 12-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from London in July, expect nights in Clonmany to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are slightly colder, around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to drive to Dunfanaghy.

Things to do in Clonmany

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Culdaff Beach
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Wild Atlantic Adventure Centre ©
Wild Atlantic Adventure Centre
Glenevin Waterfall ©
Glenevin Waterfall

1
night
Dunfanaghy

Dunfanaghy ©
Dunfanaghy is a small town, former fishing port, and commercial centre in County Donegal, Ireland. On the 26th (Fri), explore the striking landscape of Glenveagh National Park, make a trip to Hornhead Loop, then make a trip to WW2 Memorial and Information Point, and finally shop like a local with The Art House.

For maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Dunfanaghy trip planner .

You can drive from Clonmany to Dunfanaghy in 1.5 hours. July in Dunfanaghy sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Donegal Town.

Things to do in Dunfanaghy

Nature Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Glenveagh National Park
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Glenveagh National Park ©
Glenveagh National Park
The Art House ©
The Art House

2
nights
Donegal Town

Donegal Town ©
Its rugged setting and friendly locals make Donegal a popular destination along Ireland's coast.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Narin Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Maghera Beach and Caves, stop by Eddie Doherty Tweed, then step into the grandiose world of Donegal Castle, and finally don't miss a visit to Lough Eske. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Sun): snap pictures at Fairy Bridges, appreciate the extensive heritage of Glengesh Pass, and then admire the sheer force of Assaranca Waterfall.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Donegal Town planner .

Traveling by car from Dunfanaghy to Donegal Town takes 1.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 15°C. On the 28th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Donegal Town

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Ardara, Fairy Bridges, Narin Beach
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Donegal Castle ©
Donegal Castle
Assaranca Waterfall ©
Assaranca Waterfall
Lough Eske ©
Lough Eske

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