Jump into Bundoran for 2018!

Bundoran is the ideal family holiday spot for 2018 with a wide array of attractions and activities to keep you occupied during that precious free time with your loved ones.

Nestled amongst the spectacular scenery the area has to offer with stunning views of Donegal Bay, the Dartry Mountains, Slieve League and Mullaghmore is the Fairy Bridges and Wishing Chair. Recently voted among Ireland’s Top 10 Hidden Gems by readers of the Irish Independent, this unique attraction has been delighting visitors to the seaside town for hundreds of years and indeed was Bundoran’s original tourist attraction back in the 1700s as part of the stunning Roguey coastal walk. Believed by the locals to be haunted by fairies due to the natural blowholes in the area, the arch became known as the Fairy Bridges with the nearby wishing chair adding an extra bit of mystery to any visit.

Bundoran’s Fairy Bridges named in Ireland’s Top 10 Hidden Gems

Bundoran’s Fairy Bridges named in Ireland’s Top 10 Hidden Gems

Part of Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way, Bundoran is known as Ireland’s Surfing Capital and any day throughout the year you can find locals and visitors taking advantage of the most wonderful of natural amenities right on our doorstep – the Atlantic ocean. From beginner to pro, there’s always a wave in the area with 5 surf schools providing expert tuition, advice, board and wetsuit hire.

Some might prefer to spectate than participate and where better to spectate from than over six kilometres of coastal walks winding around the rugged wild Atlantic coastline offering seating areas or just continuous trails as you shake off the cobwebs with the fresh sea air.

S marks the Spot! New for 2018 is the Bundoran Selfie Trail. We’ve got so many great spots to take selfies at that we’ve put them all on the map. Check out the map in the middle of the new brochure or our online map at and don’t forget to tag us in your photos!

Wild Atlantic Way Selfie Spot

Wild Atlantic Way Selfie Spot

Music takes a proud place in the culture of Bundoran with some of the top musical acts in the country performing each year with 2018 being no different. Abba Sensations, Bagatelle and Christy Moore are just some of the artists performing at the Great Northern Conference Centre whilst Ireland’s top country acts appear at the Allingham Arms every weekend with traditional sessions, acoustic sessions and live rock entertaining at venues right across town all year round.

Mike Denver recently performing at the Great Northern Hotel

If outdoor activities are more your thing then consider Bundoran Golf Club with its all year round playable golf course and striking sea views, Donegal Equestrian Centre who will bring you on a canter through the magnificent sand dunes and onto the majestic Tullan Strand or why not fish for over 70 different species which call Donegal Bay, the Drowes River and Lough Melvin their home – all within minutes’ drive of Bundoran.

A local charter during the recent World Boat Angling Championships

Ireland’s premiere Waterworld is open every day throughout the summer season with top aqua fun for all the family, while next door, the Bundoran Seaweed Baths provide the ultimate relaxant with freshly harvested seaweed direct from the Atlantic ocean and meanwhile all of Bundoran’s family favourites are up and running for the 2018 season including the Bundoran Eye big wheel at Bundoran Adventure Park, Bundoran Footgolf, Globowl and lots more.

You’ll find no shortage of places to eat and drink with a number of new coffee shops, cafes and restaurants opened up in town as well as gift shops for the ultimate souvenir of beautiful Bundoran!

So whether it’s a fun holiday with the family, a couples break or a solo adventure in a hotel, B&B or a wide choice of holiday homes and apartments, why not jump into Bundoran for summer 2018!

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