Ardara trip planner
Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free
Ardara, pronounced "Ardra", is a small town in County Donegal, Ireland. It is located on the N56 and R261 roads. The community has a population of 731, per the 2011 Census, an increase of about 30% since 2006. Some of the main scenic points near the town are the Glengesh Pass, the Maghera Falls and the views out over the Atlantic from Loughros Point.Notable people Anthony Molloy, captained Donegal in their first ever All-Ireland Senior Football Championship title-winning season in 1992 Pat Shovlin, Donegal goalkeeping coach in their second ever All-Ireland Senior Football Championship title-winning season in 2012 John Doherty (musician) Bibi Baskin (Television personality) Charlie Bennett (Councillor) John Molloy ( Tweed and Knitwear Manufacturer)Donegal County Directory for 1862The Donegal County Directory for 1862 shows the governmental positions that were held in this county in 1862.Take a look at our Ireland tour itinerary builder tool to refine the details of your trip to Ardara.
Create a full itinerary — for free!
Plan your trip to Ardara
Get a personalized planA complete day-by-day itinerary
based on your preferences
Customize itRefine your plan. We'll find the
best routes and schedules
Book itChoose from the best hotels
and activities. Up to 50% off
Manage itEverything in one place.
Everyone on the same page.
Top Ardara tours
Wild Grande - 14 Day Tour BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $2,001
Duration: 14 days
Wild Atlantic Way Tour-North-6 Days BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $1,376
Duration: 6 days
Wild Atlantic Way Tour-Epic-12 days BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $2,751
Duration: 12 days
See all ›
Side trips from Ardara
Hidden gems in Ardara
Shopping in Ardara
Wildlife in Ardara
Museums in Ardara
Duration: 30 minutes
Places to visit with Ardara
Recently planned trips to Ardara
8 days in County Donegal BY A USER FROM IRELAND July, popular sights Preferences: July Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 17 days in Ireland & Belfast BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, popular sights Preferences: October Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 17 days in Ireland & San Francisco BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM May, outdoors, romantic, beaches, shopping, popular sights Preferences: May, outdoors, romantic, beaches, shopping Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 15 days in Sligo, Collooney & County Donegal BY A USER FROM GERMANY June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems Preferences: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 60 days in Ireland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES February, popular sights Preferences: February Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 7 days in Ardara BY A USER FROM SWEDEN June, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems Preferences: June Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy