Letterkenny is the perfect place to spend the June bank holiday weekend. Explore the best of the Wild Atlantic Way and experience world class wilderness in the heart of the northwest.

Whether you’re into shopping or surfing, night-life or wild-life, Letterkenny has something for everyone – families, couples, friends and groups of all ages. Plan your perfect bank holiday weekend at govisitletterkenny.ie…..


Letterkenny has lots for families. Start your day with a swim in Aura Leisure Centre, take a trip to Alcorn’s Tropical World or Lurgybrack Open Farm, then refuel at Backstage Bar & Grill. Chill out for the evening with a box of popcorn and the latest movie at Century Letterkenny.

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If you’re travelling with teenagers, they’ll love Extreme Adventure for high adrenalin games like paintballing, while Letterkenny Activity Centre has karting, airsoft, high-ropes and archery. Arena 7 has something for children of all ages from a children’s adventure centre to bowling, pool tables and Laser Quest.

Some great family hotels include The Mount Errigal, Radisson Blu and Clanree Hotel, which all have swimming pools and offer excellent family breaks all year round.

Clanree Hotel Leisure


Whether you’re planning a romantic get-away or a Wild Atlantic Way adventure, Letterkenny is the perfect place to unwind and relax. Base yourself in the Silver Tassie Hotel and Spa for ultimate relaxation or experience the buzz of Letterkenny night life with a stay in the heart of the town; Dillon’s, McGettigan’s and Station House Hotel are all located on or around Letterkenny’s main street.

There are plenty of places to enjoy an evening together including traditional bars like The Glencar Inn or Tír na nOg. Other popular venues include The Orchard Inn, Sister Sara’s and Voodoo Venue.

If you want to dance the night away, the Pulse Venue offers two floors with six rooms and nine bars and if you extend your trip, the Dry Arch Inn hosts the weekly Letterkenny Comhaltas session every Tuesday.


Use Letterkenny as a base to explore Donegal’s Wild Atlantic Way and check out Fanad Lighthouse (42km), Malin Head (where Star Wars was filmed, 76km) and Slieve League Cliffs (84km).

Have a ball this June bank holiday weekend in the heart of the northwest.