Ramelton has a central location in Donegal with the north west coastline and the Donegal Highlands within easy driving distance. Here are a few suggestions for day trips while staying at the Lennon Lodge
- Rathmullan (11km) – Just 10 minutes drive from the Lennon Lodge is the seaside town of Rathmullan – a perfect day out if the weather is fine. There are 2 beaches to choose from. Stand-up Paddle Boarding and Sea kayaking lessons are available at the pier area.
- Glenveagh National Park (23km) – Located in the Derryveagh Mountains, Glenveagh is the jewel in the crown of Donegal tourism. This magnificent park contains 14,000 hectares of lakes, mountains, bogland and woodland as well as a Scottish style castle and formal gardens
- Churchill (20km) – Here you will find the Glencolmcille Heritage Centre, the Glebe House & Gallery and the Gartan Outdoor Adventure Centre
- Oakfield Park Raphoe (28km) – Oakfield Park is a beautifully restored 18th Century Georgian Deanery sitting in a lush landscape with 100 acres of parkland and mature woodlands to explore. The grounds include formal walled gardens, ponds, lakes, a lakeside Nymphaeum, Heritage trees, sculptures and extensive walks and trails and a 4.5km narrow gauge railway with a Diesel & Steam Train operating passenger trips.
- Forest Park and Friary at Ards (30km) There are numerous walking trails in the enchanting Ards Forest Park near Creeslough. There is also a beautiful coastal footpath at the adjoining Ards Friary. There are lovely beaches in both locations as well as seasonal coffee shops. And for a more strenuous walk, Muckish Mountain is nearby.
- The Dunlewey Lakeside Centre (40km) – Facilities include restaurant, tea-room, craft shop, adventure play areas, pets & animals, storytelling, boat trips on Dunlewey Lake, guided tours and weaving demonstrations.
- The Walled City of Derry (40km) – Few places in these islands can offer such a compelling and unique experience for the visitor as the Walled City of Derry – its setting on the steep hills overlooking the wide sweep of the River Foyle, its distinctive architecture and its famous walls all provide enormous appeal.
- The Inishowen 100 – This is one of Ireland’s most scenic drives. The route includes dramatic coastal scenery plus a fine collection of ancient forts and monuments, traditional craft centres, and a dozen or so friendly villages. Scenic highlights include the Gap of Mamore, and Malin Head – Ireland’s most northerly point