Glen Heights B&B is ideal for walking holidays


Poisoned Glen Dunlewey near Glen Heights B&B, County Donegal
Magheraroarty Beach near Glen Heights, Dunlewey, County Donegal
Horse riders at Dunfanaghy, County Donegal
Walking:The most frequent used path for the ascent of Mount Errigal begins near Dunlewey and the ascent and descent takes less than four hours for the leisurely walker. Other mountains nearby are Muckish Mountain, Aghla Beag and Aghla Mór and the Derryveagh mountains around the Poisoned Glen. Dunlewey is ideal for Walking Holidays and Glen Heights B&B is pleased to welcome walking groups.

Bathing/Swimming: There are excellent bathing and swimming facilities within a fifteen minute drive of Glen Heights. Along the coastal waters near Dun Lúiche the areas of Falcarragh, Magheroarty, and Magheragallen in Gweedore has long stretches of sandy beaches.

Horse Riding: Dunfanaghy Stables catering for children and adults has excellent facilities for both the novice and experienced rider alike.

Angling: There are numerous small lakes and rivers in the area for anglers while sea angling enthusiasts can enjoy the plentiful supply of fish around the Atlantic waters on the north West coast.

Golf: Two local courses at Gweedore and Falcarragh that offer excellent facilities for the golfing enthusiast.

Dunlewey Festival, Féile An Earagail: The Dunlewey Festival takes place during the August Bank Holiday weekend (the weekend of the first Monday in August). This traditional festival has fun for all the family with coffee morning, lakeside walks, mountain walks, fancy dress, music and dancing.

Scoil Gheimhridh Frankie Kennedy (Frankie Kennedy Winter School) takes place at the end of December / beginning of January each year. The school provides classes in traditional music and many public music events celebrating the best in Irish traditional music, especially the music and song of Donegal.