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Family Days Out

It is no secret that we love to welcome families to Donegal Boardwalk resort, be it for a summer holiday, autumn break or winter escape. When holidaying at the resort there is a multitude of activities for families to choose from, all a convenient drive away. Here, we have included some of our favourite places and recommendations for a great family day out in Donegal. All you need is the picnic lunch!
Gáinne Mór Alpacas
8.5km – 9MINS

Gáinne Mór Alpacas is situated in the beautiful area of Sheephaven Bay, Downings, Co. Donegal. They specialise in alpacas walks and farm visits by appointment. You can take one of their gorgeous boys for a walk lasting approximately 60 minutes on the farmland.

Wild Ireland
64.4km – 60MINS

Wild Ireland is a unique wild animal sanctuary on the Inishowen peninsula. Wild Ireland offers sanctuary to many animals such as Brown Bears, Wolves, Lynx and Wild Boar. Step back in time into an ancient woodland, inhabited by these extinct creatures, that have returned to their ancestral home.

Tropical World
32.4km – 31MINS

Tropical World at Alcorn’s opened its doors to the public in April 2011. This fascinating destination boasts an amazing array of Exotic Plants, Animals and Tropical Butterflies in the heart of Donegal! Also home to a mini zoo with many species of birds and mammals.

Lurgybrack
34.9km – 36MINS

Lurgybrack Open Farm is a special place where all the family can spend the day together visiting the animals and having fun. The centuries old farm building is home to a range of friendly farm animals that children can come face to face with.

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