Hill walking Information pack
Firstly we would like to thank you for choosing Donegal English Language School for your English and Hill Walking holiday. Please find below further information on your stay
As much as we love our green country the weather can be unpredictable so we recommend the following items
- Waterproof jacket
- Notebook and pen
- Three pin plug adaptor
- One towel. Towels are provided but it is recommended to take an extra towel
- Warm clothes ie jumpers, jackets
- Walking trousers
- Walking boots
- Small rucksack
- Flask (if you like a warm drink on your outing)
If opting for residential accommodation, shared room with full board is included in your accommodation package. The residential accommodation Zephyr Lodge is within walking distance of the language school and approximately 5 minutes walk from the town centre. There is a bike (s) in the house or Lodge for you to use. Lunch and dinner are at the canteen at the language school.
If opting for host family, a private room, breakfast and dinner is included in your accommodation package. Lunch is included (Monday to Friday) at the canteen.
It is compulsory to have a European Health Insurance Card/E1 11. This is free for all European countries and will cover any doctor or hospital appointments in the case of any medical issues. It is also compulsory for all clients to have travel insurance. For all non European Citizens please take out private medical and travel insurance.
If opting for collection from Dublin airport
Collection: On entrance of arrivals in Terminal 1 please make your way over to the right. You will see a sign saying Meeting point. Under or around this sign will be a Donegal English Language School representative waiting to meet you with a Sign. In Terminal 2 please make your way over to the right at the Spar shop under or around this
sign will be a Donegal English Language School representative waiting to meet you with a Sign.
If opting for public bus from Dublin airport
There is a direct bus from Dublin airport to Ballyshannon every two hours. To arrive at the bus stop walk out of arrivals from terminal 1 and cross the road, go through the tunnel and you will see a spar shop on your left, walk outside and to the left is the bus stop. Please go to bus stop number 7. To view the bus times please click here.
We then offer free transfers from Ballyshannon to Bundoran between 10am and 8.00 pm daily. For transfers outside of these times we can arrange a taxi for you. The taxi fee is around €10
If opting for collection from Knock airport
Collection: On entrance of arrivals the Terminal is very small so will see the driver waiting for you with a Donegal Language School sign.
If opting for public bus from Knock airport
There is a direct bus from Knock airport to Bundoran 6 times a day. To view the bus times please click here. We then offer free transfers from West End bus station, Bundoran daily.
If traveling by car
Below are directions Donegal English Language School. Please phone on 00353876008205 when you arrive in Sligo (30 minutes before your arrival in Bundoran) so we can arrange for someone to meet you at the centre and show you the accommodation.
The address of Donegal English Language School, West End, Bundoran.
You can find GPS directions here
Laundry facilities are available for stays over two weeks. Please discuss the days with the Lodge or your Host Family.
WIFI is available at Zephyr Lodge, the language school and is also available in most host families.
Please come and talk to your instructor if you need any help or advice.