Things to see or do
- Opening Times: Ionad Cois Locha is open from daily from 17th March - end of October and every Sat & Sun from Nov - Dec. Mon - Sat: 10am - 6pm Sun: 11am - 6pm Closing time from Oct - Dec is 5pm.
Ionad Cois LochaDunlewy Donegal - Ireland West
Dunlewey in Gweedore is the location of Ionad Cois Locha Visitor Centre, a restored two-story farmhouse with a farm museum and a large variety of animals. It offers something to all the family, with guided storytelling boat trips on the lake. Children can enjoy the adventure play area that includes an artificial lake for safe, supervised water activities. This also included an all covered supervised play area. There are many animals to observe and feed, including Red Deer. Visitors can enjoy guided tours of the weaver's Cottage. There is also traditional music sessions every Tuesday during July and August and every Sunday from 2.30pm-4pm. Why not come on a boat trip! Story telling trips in the 50-seater boat allows you to enjoy views of the double-peaked summit of Errigal and the glimmering granite of the Poison Glen from new angles. You Will pass near the site of a prehistoric Crannog, the first 'Dunlewey' which now lies beneath the water. There are guided tours and audio-visual displays available, as well as a restaurant and coffee shop.
ContactTelephone+353 (0)74 953 1699
Fax:+353 (0)74 953 1968
Address: Dunlewey, Gweedore, Co Donegal, Republic of Ireland