Many of Donegal’s most interesting sights can be found within easy driving distance of Ballyshannon, making it a convenient place to base yourself. Two of the most popular attractions here are the fabulous Abbey Assaroe and the incredible Lakeside Centre. Two other interesting attractions that are nearby Ballyshannon are the Five Oaks Ranch and the Bundoran Golf Club.
Visitors to Ballyshannon, keen to deepen their appreciation of this area, will love the nearby museums and theaters. Stroll around the exhibits and enjoy the atmosphere of the Kinlough Folk Museum in Kinlough.
There are many natural gifts here as well, so don’t miss the nearby green spaces. Reconnect with nature at one of the area’s beaches, for example Bundoran Beach in Bundoran and Rossnowlagh Beach in Rossnowlagh.
Finding somewhere comfortable to stay around the Ballyshannon area couldn’t be easier. The Holyrood Hotel, Bundoran, the Sandhouse Hotel, Rossnowlagh and the Fitzgerald's Hotel, Bundoran are among the best places to stay while you are enjoying this special area.