Malinmore is a great place to base yourself in Donegal as a large number of the area’s most popular attractions are close. Two sights that should be on every visitor’s itinerary is the fabulous Father McDyer's Folk Village and the ever-popular Glencolumbcille Folk Village Museum and Heritage Centre. Two other worthy points of interest that are located within a short distance of Malinmore are Glencolumbcille Beach and Silver Strand.
Savvy travelers in Malinmore, looking for something different, will love the nearby museums and theaters. Admire, learn and be amazed in the most popular museums which include the Killybegs Maritime and Heritage Visitor Centre in Killybegs. The area is a dream destination for those who love art. Don’t miss the Stephen Bennett Studio Gallery in Ardara.
If you are into nature, go and check out the nearby green spaces. These are good spots to breathe deeply and relax. Feel the breeze through your hair at one of the area’s beaches, for example Tramore Beach in Killybegs, Narin Beach and Dorlin Strand in Ardara. The ecological havens such as Glen Head in Killybegs, Glengesh Pass and the St. John's Point, allow visitors to see the animals and plants which inhabit the region. Bring a day pack and some equipment and spend a morning on the water at Lough Doon in Killybegs.
Donegal has some unique sights such as Slieve League in Killybegs, Inishmurray in Sligo and Glencolumbcille. If you’re a history buff, the area’s past has been beautifully preserved at Ardara Fort in Ardara.
Take a break from the tourist trail and indulge in a game of golf at the Sandfield Pitch and Putt Course in Ardara.
Think about booking accommodation in or close to Malinmore, to fully take advantage of this lovely area. Check out the Áras Ghleann Cholm Cille - Hostel, Glencolmcille or the Woodhill House, Ardara, which are among the most talked about local options.