Letterkenny is County Donegal’s largest town with a population of more than 19,000. It is in the heart of the Northwest and offers plenty for all types of holidaymakers. Combine the best of an urban experience with a Wild Atlantic Way Adventure when you base yourself in Letterkenny.
Letterkenny has a large selection of the finest accommodation, excellent choice of restaurants, pubs, night clubs and an array of indoor and outdoor activities to suit all types of holiday goers.
No holidaymaker will be short of options during a holiday or a break spent in Letterkenny. The friendly nature of the locals and the range of activities offered for all ages will make any stay a pleasure.
Pic Credit: Shop LK, Letterkenny Chamber
Letterkenny has many of the high-end retail options available in cities with a retail park that is unrivalled in the Northwest.
As well there are plenty of unique and charming boutiques scattered across the town, meaning visitors need never be short of options when it comes to shopping in Letterkenny whether independent retailers, bigger multinationals or quaint Main Street shops, all are located within the easy walking distance of Letterkenny town centre.
For the adventurers and sightseers Letterkenny is situated on the Wild Atlantic Way and some of Ireland’s most beautiful scenic attractions such as Fanad Light house, Malin Head and Slieve Liag are all within a short driving distance of the town.
Just 20 minutes outside Letterkenny is the famous Glenveagh National Park with its 16,000 hectares of wilderness where you can wander off by yourself or join the many Ranger guided walks throughout the year. Don’t leave the Park without taking the Guided tour of the fully furnished Castle built in 1870 and Glenveagh’s extensive gardens are a real treat for garden lovers.
Conceived more than a hundred years ago the gardens boast a multitude of exotic plants whose luxuriance contracts starkly with the surrounding austere mountains.
Holiday goers visiting Letterkenny also has an abundance of beaches to choose from with Donegal having 1235KMs of coastline there are thirteen beautiful Blue Flag beaches also in close proximity to Letterkenny Town.
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After a hard day of sightseeing or shopping a trip to Leterkenny wouldn’t be complete without a night out in some of the finest Restaurants and pubs Letterkenny has to offer, with fresh fish served daily, the finest of Irish Meats, excellent live music and entertainment Letterkenny night life has it all.
So if you’re planning a Holiday or short break make Letterkenny your number one choice.