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Walking & Hiking in Donegal


Pull on a pair of walking boots, point yourself in any direction you like and feel the wilderness speak to you. The walking experience in County Donegal is second to none. From our Waymarked Ways, National Looped Walks, Coastal Paths and Island Loops, County Donegal is a walkers mecca!

Butlers Glen Loop


this is a walk for fit and experienced walkers only. Starting at the spectacularly located car park on the north side of the Gap of Marmore, this route takes the walker into the heart of Inishowens finest hills. The walk offers an unfolding backdrop of the rugged coastal scenery of north Donegal with Panoramic views in all directions.

There is also a linear walk Marmore to Straid incorporating into this looped walk with the same trailhead and finishing point at Glen House car park. It is 5.7km in distance and allow 1.5 hours to complete.

Looped Walk

Distance: 10.5km, Time: 2-3hrs

Grading: Strenuous - physically demanding with rough ground, steep slopes suitable for experienced walkers with high fitness levels.

Trail surface: Bog / road

Height gain: 220metres

Nearest Town: Clonmany

Local Walk


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Opening Hours

All year round


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