Narin Blue Flag Beach

Narin Blue Flag Beach

Narin Blue Flag Beach Narin Blue Flag Beach is located close to the town of Glenties on the western coast of Donegal. This fine sandy beach is over two kilometres long. Inishkeel island is located approximately 250 metres from the beach shore and can be reached on...
Sheskinmore Nature Reserve

Sheskinmore Nature Reserve

Sheskinmore Nature Reserve Sheskinmore refers to a large area of sand dunes, lake and marsh that lies between Kiltooris and Ballinreavy Strand, north west of Ardara, Co. Donegal. It is regarded as one of the most important Nature Reserves in Ireland and has been...
Lough Doon Ring Fort Donegal

Lough Doon Ring Fort Donegal

Lough Doon Ring Fort Donegal Doon Fort is an ancient ring fort on Doon Lough in the townland of Drumboghill which is 9km kilometres north of Ardara and not far from the coastal villages of Narin and Portnoo. It’s situated very close to the coast and the drive to...
International Appalachian Trail, Donegal

International Appalachian Trail, Donegal

International Appalachian Trail, Donegal In 2011 Ireland was included in the ‘International Appalachian Trail’, an extension of the world-renowned walking route on the Canada/US border. The original trail stretches for 3,510km miles along the Appalachian...
The Owenea Fishery

The Owenea Fishery

The River Owenea flows out of Lough Ea, in the western side of the Bluestack Mountains in south west Donegal. It runs for 20km following a western course past Glenties, into Loughrosmore Bay just north of Ardara. The Owenea is a great Salmon River and is owned by the...
Nancy’s Bar, Ardara

Nancy’s Bar, Ardara

Nancy’s Bar Ardara Nancy’s Bar is a genuine traditional Irish pub located in the Heritage Town of Ardara in South West Donegal. It is situated beside the bridge over the River Owentocker in the town centre. This lovely pub serves drinks and bar food in a...
Fintown Railway

Fintown Railway

The Fintown Railway is the only operational railway in Co. Donegal.  Set amidst spectacular highland scenery overlooking Lough Finn, the railway (3 m/5km) is a restored section of the former County Donegal Railway. This setting prompted the famous international...
The Bluestack Way Donegal

The Bluestack Way Donegal

The Bluestack Way Donegal – The Bluestack Way was formed in 1999 and is a 65km long walking route from Donegal Town to Ardara. The route crosses the Bluestack Mountains, with peaks of 600m but the Way rarely climbs above 250m. The route traverses a largely...