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5 Things To Do In Rathmullan This Mid-Term

After a busy September, it’s time to start thinking about the October mid-term break. It’s the perfect time to catch up with family and friends before the Christmas buzz arrives. Take time to enjoy a few well-deserved days off and spend a few days in the quaint seaside village of Rathmullan in northwest Donegal.


From a great selection of cafes and restaurants and luxury accommodation to activities for the whole family, you won’t be stuck for choice. Here are 5 things to do in Rathmullan this mid-term:



1. Autumn Beach Walks and Walking Trails


Rathmullan’s sweeping golden beach is the perfect morning or afternoon out. Take in the views as you make your away across the beach, collecting shells as you go. On your return, take a detour through the woods along Rathmullan House. If you’re looking for something a little bit more adventurous and challenging, why not discover one of Rathmullan’s walking trails? From moderate to beginner routes, there’s something for people of all abilities and you can find out more HERE.



2. Discover Rathmullan’s Heritage


Learn all about Rathmullan’s heritage with a guided walking tour with Donegal Walking Trails. Immerse yourself in local folklore and history and learn about The Abbey and The Flight of The Earls.



3. Sample Local Cuisine


From fresh fish and local produce, you’re guaranteed a delightful culinary experience in Rathmullan. Check out Belle’s Kitchen, An Bonnan Buí, Tap Room at Rathmullan House, An Stad and the Beachcomber Bar and Restaurant.


Top Tip: If the kids are looking for a tasty pick-me-up, we highly recommend Belle’s Kitchen’s Dulux Hot Chocolate.



4. Golfers Paradise


If you’re an avid golfer, Rathmullan is the perfect base to play the top links courses in the county. Just 15 minutes away you’ll find Portsalon Golf Club, which boasts stunning views and a challenging course. 2018 Irish Open host, Ballyliffin Golf Club is less than an hour and Rosapenna’s Sand Hills and Old Tom Morris courses are just 30 minutes from Rathmullan.



5. Oktoberfest

If you’re travelling with a group of friends, you don’t want to miss Oktoberfest! Taking place from 25 – 27 October in the Beachcomber Bar in partnership with Kinnegar Brewing, you’re guaranteed a great weekend.



Plan your mid-term adventure at www.rathmullan.ie