Discover Inishowen; the jewel in Donegal’s Celtic Crown and the beginning or the grand finale of the Wild Atlantic Way.
Explore Inishowen by using our Trail Guides to find some of the most scenic and iconic landmarks that the peninsula has to offer.
Follow the Heritage Trail as it meanders off the beaten track, (created in collaboration with the Sliabh Sneacht Centre), revealing prehistoric burial chambers and rock art, Celtic crosses, forts and castles.
Let the Walking Trail guide you along gentle coastal paths, take a peaceful moment by Glenevin waterfall or trek the highways and byways of breathtaking mountain walks.
Pick up the Beach Trail; discover stunning stretches of golden sands, comb for natures treasure in hidden coves, swim in the crystal clear waters of the Wild Atlantic Ocean.
Let yourself be captivated by the history, heritage and landscapes of this ruggedly beautiful region.
Inishowen Head Loop
Distance: 8.5km Time Needed: 2-3 hrs Grading: Moderate Height Gain: 230 metres Trail Surface: Bog roads, tarmac Location: 4km northeast [...]
Culdaff River and Estuary Path Slí na Slainte
Distance: 3-4km Time Needed: 1-2 hours Grading: Easy Height Gain: Negotiable Trail Surface: Concrete, Tarmac Location: Centre of Culdaff Village, [...]
Malin Head Trail
Distance: 570m – 655m (one way) Time Needed: 20-30 mins (one way) Grading: Moderate: Height Gain: 150 metres Trail Surface: [...]
Pollan Bay Walk
Distance: 5km approx Time Needed: 1:45 – 2:15hrs Grading: Easy Height Gain: Negotiable Trail Surface: Sand, gravel Location: Just outside [...]
Distance: 1km of path Time Needed: 30 mins Grading: Easy Height Gain: Negligible Trail Surface: Gravel Location: 1.2km west of [...]
Butler’s Glen Loop
Distance: 10.5km Time Needed: 2-3 hours Grading: Strenuous, physically demanding with rough ground, steep slopes suitable for experienced walkers with [...]
Urris Lakes Loop
Distance: 6.5km Time Needed: 2-3 hours Grading: Strenuous, physically demanding with rough ground, steep slopes & suitable for experienced and [...]
Inch Wildfowl Reserve
Distance: 8km Time needed: 2-3hrs approx Grading: Easy Height gain: Negligible Trail surface: Concrete, tarmac, gravel Status: Nature Trail, Local [...]
Fort Dunree Walking Trail
Distance: 2km Time Needed: 45 mins to 1.5 hrs Grading: Easy to moderate Height Gain: 30m (with one particularly steep [...]
Buncrana Shore Path
Distance: 3km of path Time Needed: 1-2 hours Grading: Easy Height Gain: Negligible Trail Surface: Concrete, tarmac, gravel Location: Starts [...]
Lisfannon provides spectacular views of the majestic Lough Swilly, Rathmullan and Inch Island. The latter is a Natural Heritage Area [...]
Luddan beach is a beautiful stretch of golden sand, perfect for a long stroll. Luddan offers panoramic views of Rathmullan [...]
Lady’s Bay (Shore Front Beach)
Location: Accessed from the forefront of Grianan Park – 450m north of the Inishowen Tourist Office, Buncrana. Overview: Entitled in [...]
Location: Situated on the ‘Buncrana Shore Path’ walk between Ned’s Point and Stragill – approximately 3.8km north of the Inishowen [...]
Location: Situated in Linsfort and is 6km drive north from the Inishowen Tourist Office. Overview: Stragill Beach can also be [...]
Port Bán (Dunree Head)
Port Bán (Dunree Beach) is a sheltered, sandy beach accessed via a grassy track through a field. Close to the [...]
Location: Situated in Leenan Bay, beside the village of Leenankeel, this beach is 22km northwest of the Inishowen Tourist Office. [...]
Location: Situated 25km northeast of the Inishowen Tourist Office. Overview: A beautiful horseshoe shaped beach, Tullagh Bay beach lies just [...]
Location: Situated in Pollan Bay and is 31km North of the Inishowen Tourist Office. Overview: Pollan Strand is a beach [...]
Location: Situated on the Eastern side of the Isle of Doagh and is 33km from the Inishowen Tourist Office Overview: [...]
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