The village of Ramelton itself is steeped in history and heritage. It has managed to retain much of its old world charm and character through preserving many of the wonderful historical Georgian buildings that give the village a distinctive identity in this part of Ireland. The village is not only blessed with wonderful architecture, but also with a beautiful location on the banks of the River Lennon.
Within this beautiful architectural setting there is a vibrant village with many facilities for you to enjoy during your visit. The recently renovated Town Hall is the venue for a variety of entertainment including concerts, stage plays and the annual Ramelton Pantomine. The weekly Country Market is renowned for fresh vegetables, home baking and local handcrafted gifts. Ramelton is well served with shops, pubs and cafes. Fishing on the River Lennon is a popular local activity. Horse Riding is available just outside the town at the Glenleary Stables.
Ramelton is a gateway town for two of Donegals most beautiful Peninsulas – Fanad and Rosguill. It is also just 10km from the countys main town, Letterkenny with all its amenities. The magnificent Glenveagh National Park is a 25 minute drive away.
A number of major events take place in and around Ramelton annually including the Earagail Arts Festival, The Donegal International Rally and Donegal Links Classic Golf Tounament. The Lennon Festival takes place in the town in early July each year and every Christmas time there is a spectacular display of lights.