If you are thinking of coming to Ireland on your own then an English Language Holiday with Donegal English Language School is the perfect choice for you.  We offer English language programmes in Bundoran, Co Donegal along the beautiful Wild Atlantic Way. 

Our programmes not only include English language tuition, we also have a wide range of activities to choose from as well as a comprehensive social activity package incorporating history, culture, music, art or sports in the evenings and a cultural excursion  taking in the tourist hotspots every Saturday.

 Accommodation Choices

Our residential accommodation consists of a 7 bedroom house situated beside the Atlantic coast and within 5 minutes’ walk of the school and the town centre.  The house is very spacious with sitting room, dining room, fully equipped kitchen, kitchenette and balcony. All rooms are ensuite and we offer private rooms or room share with two per room.  The laid back atmosphere in beautiful surroundings promises plenty of opportunities to get to know your fellow guests

We also work with a select number of host families that provide a home from home experience. Private ensuite rooms are offered and most families are within a short distance of the school. Breakfast and evening meals are with the family.  Our host families offer a unique Irish experience and a warm and welcoming stay.

 Social Activity Package

A social activity package is included.  This package includes social and cultural programmes such as nights out, water activities, nature explorations, mini excursions, Irish culture through movies, traditional Irish music nights etc.  A cultural excursion to popular tourist destinations every Saturday is also included.(some entry fees are not included).


Adult Activity Programme


 Bundoran is known as the surf capital of Ireland.  So it is a great place to learn or advance in surfing. All levels are catered for in our surfing camps. With numerous beaches and breaks on our doorstep, there is a beach to suit every level. Tuition is provided by our fully qualified instructors. All equipment is also provided.

 Horse Riding

 With over 45 horses and ponies to choose from, each guest receives a pony for the duration suited to their level*. The Horse Riding runs from approximately 2.5 hours every day, Monday to Friday and one day is dedicted to a full day trail ride.  The activities include beach rides on our 10km stretch of beach, treks through our rolling sand dunes, lessons, trail rides, flatwork, jumping cross country for the novice upwards (weather dependant) and horse care.

 Hill Walking (August 09th – 23rd)

The area in and around Donegal offers the perfect platform for exploring the North West of Ireland,  as it is on the border of counties Sligo, Leitrim and Fermanagh.  Easy access to all of these counties offers a hill walker’s delight. Our experienced guides will take you through deserted villages, megalithic tombs, holy wells, spectacular valleys, sweat houses (old saunas) and show you magnificent views as well as an insight into the wildlife, flora and fauna that the North West of Ireland has to offer.

Adult Testimonials & Pictures

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One thing for sure is that you will arrive as a stranger but leave as a friend. We look forward to meeting you