Local Area

What to do in Bundoran? There is plenty to choose from, for all ages.

Bundoran is situated on the south shore of Donegal Bay. The town is widely regarded as the surf capital of Ireland. It has become famous all over the world for the quality of its waves, and has hosted a number of international surfing competitions. The town offers many quality reef breaks for more experienced surfers, as well as a number of good beach breaks that are ideally suited to novice and intermediate surfers. The area around Bundoran has many natural and built features to keep you occupied during flat spells. There are great rivers and lakes for fishing, as well as hills for walking and exploring. The built heritage of the area is also outstanding, with archaeology, castles, abbeys and national parks to explore. Scroll down for information on where to visit in the local area. Buy an OS map number 16 to really know the area.