Welcome to our hub of family fun! In a world often bustling with responsibilities and deadlines, carving out quality time for the family becomes paramount. Whether it’s a weekend adventure or a cozy evening at home, bonding over shared experiences strengthens the familial bond like nothing else. In this blog, we’re here to inspire you with a treasure trove of engaging activities, from outdoor escapades to indoor endevours, all designed to spark laughter, create memories, and foster lasting connections among your loved ones. So gather ’round, adventurers and dreamers alike, as we embark on a journey filled with joy, discovery, and the magic of togetherness.


East Inishowen

Leisureland Redcastle 

  • Indoor play area for children, open Saturday and Sunday in the winter months. The wide variety of activities includes:
    • Dodgems
    • Ball Pool
    • Carousel
    • Pirate Ship
    • Safari Trains
    • Remote Control Trucks & Cars


Inishowen Maritime Museum

Open 7 days a week starting from April,  the museum boasts an impressive collection of artefacts and memorabilia that will leave you in awe. See Donegal’s only planetarium and experience their new VR headsets;

Donegal’s New Virtual Reality Experiences – ‘The Storm, The Sea, The Saldahna’ & ‘Wrath of the Atlantic, Wrecks of the Armada’.



Fort Dunree

Fort Dunree has much to offer, even on those rainy day. Artlink Office, Studio and Workshop spaces are based at the historical and picturesque Fort Dunree Military Museum, Buncrana. Artlink seeks to captivate the imagination of the public through participatory, educational and outreach programmes. They also have a lovely coffee shop to warm you up. VR headsets also in place.



Wains World offers a play and party experience dreamt by every child, where Bella, Elsa and some of their Disney Friends can join the fun. They have an unprecedented range of attractions and equipment, all contained in our custom-built facility.


Animal Antics

Wild Ireland

A wild animal sanctuary situated in a Celtic Rainforest home to rescue bears, wolves, lynx and more!


Wild Alpaca Way 

Set on the stunning Knockamany Bens at Malin Head, you can now enjoy the spectacular scenery with views from Malin Head to Glashedy Island to the Isle of Doagh and beyond, all while exploring the hills of Donegal with your very own Alpaca to guide you. *Book in Advance*


Get Messy

Mallow Mia

Make your own marshmallows, rocky roads, chocolate truffles and other chocolate treats  in their marshmallow kitchen in the beautiful Donegal countryside.


Outside Inishowen

Tropical World 

Tropical Butterfly House and Mini Zoo in the heart of Donegal, at Alcorn’s Flower and Garden Centre.
The Butterfly House has some of the most beautiful and exotic Butterflies from all across the world! Experience our Butterflies in free flight and in close range while walking among our beautiful Flowers & Shrubs.
Tropical World’s Mini Zoo is home to a whole host of Tropical Birds, Reptiles, Creepy Crawlies, Monkeys and other Mammals.


Lurgybrack Open farm

Just outside Letterkenny, you can pet baby animals such as chicks, rabbits, guinea pigs, ponies, goats, sheep. donkeys and many more furry friends.
– Outdoor or indoor playgrounds
– Coffee shop
– Picnic facilities


There are a number of boat tours available if you and the kids are feeling adventurous!

Boat Trips

Greencastle Boat Tours

True North Boating

Inishowen Boating