County Donegal

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County Donegal

  1. 1. COUNTY DONEGAL CONTAE DHÚN NA NGALL
  2. 2. MAP OF DONEGAL
  3. 3. SLIEVE LEAGUE  Sixth-highest sea cliffs in Europe and the second tallest in Ireland.  They are 601 metres high  From here you can see across Donegal Bay to counties Leitrim, Sligo and Mayo.  Most spectacular cliffs in Ireland well known for the scenic beauty, uplands and rugged coast  You can go on walks and hikes up the mountain to view to amazing scenery, terrific views of the Atlantic ocean, The Sligo Mountains and Donegal Bay.  
  4. 4. ARDS FOREST PARK  There are a large number of trails in this park giving the walker the opportunity to explore.  Ards Forest park has many forest walks, including the Ards Heritage, the Nature Trail and the Green Trail.  It contains sandy beaches, rivers, viewing points, nature walks.  It also contains many historic buildings including ring forts and magalithic tombs.
  5. 5. KILLYBEGS  It is the largest fishing port in the county and on the island of Ireland.  Killybegs is a natural deep-water harbour, home to a whitefish fleet.  The town is situated at the head of a scenic harbour.  Killybegs is brilliant for water sports like surfing, canoeing, windsurfing, diving, kite-surfing and also water skiing.  The town is the centre of the Irish fishing and processing industries.  Fintra beach is located on the outskirts of Killybegs town
  6. 6. BUNDORAN BEACH  Is well known as a popular seaside resort, and is a popular surfing area  It is facing Donegal Bay and the Atlantic.  There are lots of activities to get involved in and is very popular with surfers with surf academies nearby including Turf’n’surf.  There are natural sea stacks known as the Fairy Bridges.  There are many cliff walks from the cliff top and seashore of Bundoran's West End.
  7. 7. GLENVEAGH NATIONAL PARK  Glenveagh National Park is one of six national parks in Ireland  The estate was established by John Adair  It is set in natural landscapes of great beauty   The park is home to the largest herd of red deer in Ireland  It is surrounded by mountains, lakes, glens and woods.  Here you can take long walks around the grounds of the park surrounding the Scottish style castle.

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