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Donegal's Lapland 2018

Donegal's Lapland

Santa's Island in the hills of Donegal -   2 Adults €120…

2 Adults & 2 Kid's €120 B&B...

Midweek Break on the Wild Atlantic Way

Midweek Wild Atlantic Way Break


€99.00 per person sharing...
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Walking is a fantastic way to see Inishowen Donegal. We have several approved walks all within 20 minutes drive of the Ballyliffin Hotel.                                          


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Location: Urris, Clonmany
Distance 15+ km
Time Needed 4+ hrs
Grading Difficult
A long steep incline to the Gap in the Urris Hills - take it in small stages, it is worth the climb. For the more adventurous walker there are paths in the Gap which lead to spectacular hill walks along the ridges of the Urris Hills. More...  
Distance: 10 Miles /16 Kms
Time Needed 2/3 hrs
Grading Hard
The annual Ballyliffin Coastal Challenge is a 10 mile event round the scenic Isle of Doagh starting in the village of Ballyliffin and finishing on the stunning Pollan Beach.
Location: 1.2 kms west of Clonmany village 
Distance 1 km path each way
Time Needed 30 mins
Grading Easy
Short but exceptionally rewarding walk through a wooded stream valley. The walk ends at Glenevin Waterfall which is one of Inishowen's most spectacular attractions. The walk is virtually level and follows well prepared and maintained gravel paths. Picnic areas along the route. More...
Location: Ballyliffin Beach
Distance 2 kms
Time Needed 1 hr
Grading Easy
Beautiful sandy coastal path carved out of the dunes, with the golf course on one side and the magnificent beach on the other. The coastal path is a traffic- free zone.
Location 6kms north of Buncrana.
Distance 2 kms in total
Time Needed: Approx 1 hrs
Grading Easy to moderate
Three signposted walks around the former military fort complex at Fort Dunree Military museum. Ranging from an easy walk along the cliff tops to a more strenuous climb up steep steps to the summit of the hill. Information panels, picnic areas and timber shelters dotted along walks.
4 kms N. East of Greencastle
Status National Loop Walk
Distance 8.5 kms
Time Needed 2 – 3 hrs
Grading Moderate
This spectacular walk follows a route through some of Donegal’s most impressive coastal scenery. Within a relatively short distance from the trail head the walker is in remote country with wonderful views (including Scotland).
Distance 10+ km
Time Needed 2 – 3 hrs
Grading Moderate
This is the most Northerly point in Ireland. At the Signal Tower you will see a series of now whitewashed stones spelling out 'EIRE' to passing aircraft! Out to sea you will see Inishtrahull Island.
Location Inch Island N13
Distance 4kms
Time Needed 2 – 3 hrs
Grading Easy
A purpose built walking trail through Inch Wildfowl Reserve. The route follows in part an old railway embankment.