Uncover the charm of local bars, restaurants, and activities - below we have provided you with just a few suggestions you may wish to explore while staying at Glamping Rann na Feirste. You will definitely find more to enjoy your visit your way!

Local Pubs 

Immerse yourself in the local culture and enjoy the craic and welcome atmosphere of traditional Irish pubs.

Teach Tessie, Meenaleck: A traditional pub known for its warm hospitality and great Guinness.

Leo’s Tavern, Meenaleck: This famous music pub is the home of Clannad and Enya.  In addition to great music, Leo’s offers pub grub (booking recommended) and traditional Irish music and dance.

Sharkey’s Bar, Annagry: A perfect place to catch a game, enjoy some sport and spend quality time with the locals.

Teach Paidi Og’s, Crolly: A traditional pub serving pub grub (booking recommended),  it has a pool table for some light entertainment and regular weekend music.


Danny Minnies Restaurant: Known for serving local seafood and meats in a cosy and welcoming atmosphere. Booking is recommended to secure your spot.  

Time and Tide: Offering great coffee and homemade bakes and treats, locally prepared quiche and sausage rolls.  Its also the perfect place to buy a quality gift - for yourself, or others!

Leo's Tavern: Tasty pub grub

Teach Paidi Og’s: Tasty pub grub

Cafe Kitty & Aran: Both cafe's are based in Gweedore and offer quality breakfast, brunch and lunch options.

There are also take-aways available, Tops Pizza, Midnight Express, Apache, Peppers Diner to mention just a few in the locality.

Arts, Heritage and Creations

Morag McCafferty Artworks: A local painter who aims to keep Donegal with you through art. Pop in to see her work, enjoy an art class or to review other artists and local sculptors etc. that she may be showcasing.

Crolly Distillery: Take a tour and learn all about Donegal's connection to Whiskey making.  With a rich history, the iconic building now houses this wonderful distillery.  Tours take place on the hour, every hour, 11am-5pm Monday to Sunday and last about an hour.  You can also enjoy coffee/tea and a scone or a whiskey cocktail in their beautiful bar.


Carrickfinn Watersports: Enjoy a range of brilliant water-based activities for all ages.  From surfing lessons and kids camp to kayaking trips out to the nearby Owey Island. Lots of fun with friendly and professional tutors.

Ranafast Playground: The ideal place, for kids up to 12 years, to burn off that excess energy!  A great variety of playtime activities in a modern and safe environment.

Derryveagh Mountain Range (with Errigal at its heart): The majestic Errigal Mountain is visible from nearly every point around our area.  Take the time to admire her beauty and if you feel like it, take the path and steps up to the top - whether its sunrise, sunset or any time during the day its a great trek and an amazing sight to behold from the summit!   The surrounding mountain range offer a broad option of hiking trails.

Glenveagh National Park: Simply stunning! Visit the castle and gardens among the wild and rugged landscape of the Derryveagh Mountains.

Beaches: Far too many to mention, choose any road and you will always discover a spectacular beach including the blue flag Carrickfinn Beach (follow the signs for Donegal Airport).