Activity Holidays Arnolds Hotel  Dunfanaghy County Donegal Ireland. 




Arnolds Hotel offers a variety of Activity Holidays for those who enjoy the beauty of the North Donegal landscape around Sheephaven Bay along The Wild Atlantic Way.

Donegal GolfGolf at the now famous Dunfanaghy 18 Hole Golf Links - home to Professional Golfer Paul Mc Ginley who plays the golf course regularly. Paul is truly dedicated to his home  course and has redesigned and developed many of the existing holes on the course in conjunction with the very hard working committee. www.dunfanaghygolfclub.com   He is extremely interested in his home golf club and never misses the opportunity to play the course with family and friends when he visits his home in Dunfanaghy. Check out our Great Value  Golfing Packages .  Brown trout fishing on the three beautiful local lakes is a must for angling enthusiasts.  Set amidst the striking scenery of Sheephaven Bay, the dominant   Muckish Mountain, the wide range of wild fowl to be seen on New Lake -  whooper swans, ducks, moor hens and coots  the scene is set for a relaxing fishing trip…fishing permits and boat hire are issued from Arnolds Hotel.  Dunfanghy Angling Association  www.dunfanaghyanglingassociation.com  control the three main local fishing lakes - New Lake, Purt Lake and Sessiagh Lake which are regularly stocked and baliffed.  Hotel residents  get discounted prices on Angling.… Chris Tarrant the famous  Who Wants to be a Millionaire host is a keen angler and has spent many relaxing fishing holidays in Arnolds Hotel, Dunfanaghy angling on the local lakes and filming the local landscape

Horse Riding Holidays are a long established and popular holiday in Arnolds Hotel.  You can choose from a Five Day Trail Ride which will take you through wild and rugged landscape across famine tracks, high into the mountains to secluded sandy beaches and coves… The package includes full Irish Breakfast, packed lunches, a fully qualified guide and gourmet dinner in the evening in the Seascapes Restaurant overlooking Horn Head and Killahoey beach.   Live Traditional Irish Music sessions and local popular musicians is part of music scene  in the Whiskey Fly Bar….This is an exhilarating holiday for those with love of horses and the scenic landscape of Northwest Donegal….Two and Three Day Horse Riding packages as well tuition and one hour rides for absolute beginners is there for you. Tailor made packages are also available to suit your requirements.  www.dunfanaghystables.ie and www.arnoldshotel.com/equestrian 

Painting Holidays   For budding artists.  Sheephaven Bay with its contrasting scenic landscape is the place to escape on a relaxing paiting holiday.The cosy relaxed ambience of Arnolds Hotel makes this an ideal break capturing the beauty of the landscape on canvas and being pampered with gourmet cuisine and excellent wine in the evening. Painting classes for absolute beginners with local artist Richard Druce or with Sara Sue McNeill are just ideal for those with a love of the scenic landscape of Donegal.
Walking Holidays The area is a walkers paradise with miles of secluded walks in nearby Ards Forest Park and Glenveagh National Park and Castle...

Watersports Learn how to surf  along the golden shores of Killahoey or go kayaking around Breaghy Head.. www.jawswatersports.ie or www.narosalife.com

Ever dreamed of writing an article for a magazine or newspaper, a family history or even a book but don’t know how to go about it. Or have you written something which you would like to see in print then why not join writer and award winning lecturer and journalist Alph McCreary  on a weekend Writers Worksops  who will suggest ways in which you can turn your ideas into print.

Photography Workshops with award winning professional photographer Stanley Matchett -  Learn all the photographic techniques and transform your holiday snaps into memorable pictures...

Cycling HolidaysFor the cycling enthusiast  we have packages which includes bicycle hire, suggested cycling routes that will allow you to discover the magical beauty of Sheephaven Bay and Northwest Donegal at your leisure….