Inishowen Head Walk

Availability: Jan - Dec

Address: Inishowen Head , Stroove , Greencastle , County Donegal
Tel: +353 (0)74 9362600

Walk Details<h/2>

This spectacular walk takes you through some of Donegal’s most impressive coastal scenery. Within a relatively short distance of leaving the you are in remote country with wonderful views (including Scotland on a fine day).<h/3>

Distance: Approximately 8.5 kms<h/3>

Time: 2 - 3 hours<h/3>

Terrain: Quiet roads, bog road/rough track.<h/3>

Grading: Moderate - there is a relatively steep climb from the beach/car park to the headland from where the terrain underfoot is a rough road..<h/3>

Topography and ground conditions<h/3>

Rugged hills and dramatic coastal cliffs/steep ground. The high ground is dominated by Crocknasmug (322 meters). Coastal views include Lough Foyle, the north coast of Inishowen and Northern Ireland, and Scotland on a fine day. Vegetation is predominantly upland heath.

At upper elevations the land-use is primarily open grazing for sheep with some turf cutting. Lower down the land is enclosed agricultural land, domestic dwellings and some forestry.

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  • Highlights
  • Parking Available
  • Breathtaking Views of Causeway Coast
  • Seating
  • Viewing Point
  • Trail Heads