Wild is the word that best describes Donegal. Ireland's northwesterly county is marked by dramatic landscapes carved out by heavy Atlantic swells and fierce winds - a place where you don't have to travel very far to be completely alone.
Glenveagh National Park is a remote and hauntingly beautiful wilderness of rugged mountains, pristine lakes, tumbling waterfalls and enchanted native oak woodland in the heart of the Derryveagh Mountains in the north west of County Donegal.
Don’t miss your opportunity to visit one of Ireland’s best kept secrets and a signature point on the Wild Atlantic Way. Located in south west Donegal along this magnificent costal driving route are Ireland’s highest Sea Cliffs, Sliabh Liag. A visit to the cliffs and the surrounding region is a must on your Wild Atlantic Way adventure. Experience the local culture, heritage and people of Donegal against the backdrop of our spectacular and rugged coastline.
Inch Wildfowl Reserve is an internationally significant destination and staging ground for migrating from three continents. This global importance is recognised by the area’s designation as a Special Protected Area (SPA) under the EU birds directive.
The Silver Strand (An Trá Bhán in Irish) forms part of the Wild Atlantic Way route. This beach near Malin Beag is one of the most beautiful beaches in Donegal.
A Nature Reserve is an area of importance to wildlife, which is protected under Ministerial order. Most are owned by the State. However, some are owned by organisations or private landowners. There are 10 Nature Reserves in County Donegal.
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