Donegal Town to Belmullet
- Food & Drink
- Coastal Views
- History & Heritage
- Downpatrick Head
- Strandhill Beach
- Céide Fields
The second driving route from the Wild Atlantic Way takes you from Donegal Town, through Sligo and into Belmullet in County Mayo. This route is better known as Surf Coast due to the spectacular waves that can be found along this coastal stretch of Ireland. Indeed, the Donegal and Sligo coastline attract some of the world’s best surfers across the year, with Bundoran, Strandhill, Enniscrone and Easkey particular hotspots.
Taking in 4 counties (Donegal, Leitrim, Sligo and Mayo), other highlights as you travel along Surf Coast include Glencar Waterfall, Mullaghmore Head, Downpatrick Head and Ballycroy National Park. As you reach Belmullet, you will be well placed to continue south exploring the counties of Galway, Clare and Limerick. Belmullet
Surfing in Bundoran
The surf capital of Ireland, once you've surfed at Bundoran, you'll want to keep coming back.
Make a detour into Leitrim and marvel at the wonderful Glencar Waterfall.
Marvel at one of Ireland's top surfing destinations
Sligo Food Trail
A food lovers paradise, embrace your inner foodie with the popular Sligo Food Trail.
Famous for its ties with St Patrick, Downpatrick Head has to be seen to be belived.
With over 6,000 years of history, Céide Fields is the most extensive Stone Age monument in the world.
Scale Connacht's second highest peak as you explore 'Wild Nephin'.