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The Rosses & Gweedore

Scenic Route 3


Touring Highlights

Image © Donegal County Council

Capital of The Rosses and a lively town, Dungloe is known all over Ireland and further afield as the one time home of the Mary From Dungloe and the festival called after her.

Tourist Office
Fame Angling Centre
Ionad Teampall Croine
Aire de Service Point at Maghery Community Centre

A fishing port in the wester Gaeltacht where you can embark for the island of Arranmore.

Arranmore Ferry (blue ferry)
Arranmore Car & Passenger Ferry (red ferry)

Wild Atlantic Discovery Point - Burtonport Harbour

A bridge joins this scenic island to the mainland and is noted for its wildfowl sanctuary. Whether or not you play golf, a trip to the island is highly recommended.

Cruit Island Golf Club

Home to the famous Irish singer - Daniel O'Donnell

Small village with a wildlife sanctuary and home to Donegal Airport with services to Dublin and Glasgow.

Wild Atlantic Way Discovery Point - Carrickfinn Beach

Annagry is a beautiful village situated in the heart of the Irish speaking Rosses. Crolly is home to the famous singing groups 'Clannad', 'Altan' and the singer Enya. Call into the family pub Leo's Tavern and enjoy the displays of gold and platinum records celebrating their achievements.

These three towns are so close they could be mistaken as one.

An Clachán Art & Craft Gallery
Game Angling Centre - Bunbeg
Beach Bunbeg
Craft Shops - Derrybeg
Tory Island Ferry - ferry service from the harbour of Bunbeg and Magheraroarty to Tory Island
Gola Ferry Service - ferry trips to Gola Island
Wild Atlantic Way Discovery Point - Bunbeg Harbour

Bloody Foreland derived its name from the colour of the rock on this scenic headland. Breathtaking scenic drive.

Teah Mhuris - a restored thatched 1860's house with traditional house & farming implements on display. Guided tour available, open Easter - September. Tel: +353 (0)74 953 2208

Gaeltacht village with ferry service to Tory Island. 

Wild Atlantic Way Discovery Point - Magheraroarty

An attractive resort village on the shores of Ballyness Bay.

Dominated by Errigal mountain - Donegal's highest peak reaching over 752 metres, this tiny village overlooks two lovely lakes which run the length of the village.

Ionad Cois Locha / Dunlewey Centre


Glenveagh National Park - 16,000 hectares of mountains, lakes, woods and wild bog. The park has a visitor centre, you can take a tour of Glenveagh Castle, which was built in 1870. The castle gardens are among the finest in Ireland. Restaurant and Tea Room available.

Located on the shores of Lough Gartan, this lively village has homely pubs and is ideal for activity enthusiasts.

Colmcille Heritage Centre - an exhibition featuring the life and times of St. Colmcille
Gartan Outdoor Education Centre
The Glebe Gallery

Further details also available on the following websites:

The Rosses: www.therosses.ie
Visit Gweedore: www.gaothdobhair.ie


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