Find all your Family Fun Activities in Ballyshannon

We can’t guarantee the weather but come rain or shine, Ballyshannon brings family fun suitable for every budget. Follow in the footsteps of “the fairies” and head up the airy mountain immersing yourself in Ireland’s oldest town, enriching young hearts and minds with stories of fierce battles and brave chieftains of old.

Two beautiful playparks within the town ensure the kids can run off some steam. Scenic walks along the rocky shore and waterways, with breathtaking views and plenty of wildlife to entertain your little wilderness explorers. Watch their little faces light up as they gaze in wonder at the magic and colour of the St. Patrick’s Day parade and Annual Autumn Carnival.

For the more adventurous kiddies, there are a variety of Summer sports camps, a swimming pool and two local open farms where visitors can get a glimpse into life on an Irish farm first hand. The Lakeside Centre on Belleek road provides family friendly activities, astro sports facilities, playground and caravan & camping.

A stone’s throw from town, you’ll find all water based sports from kayaking, body boarding and world renowned surf spots. Dip your toes into the Wild Atlantic Way at Rossnowlagh Beach or jump right in at Creevy Pier. Building sandcastles on the beach, having your first ice cream cone of the season, splashing in the waves, sea salt tangled hair, tired kids and memories to last a life time.