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Bluestacks and Lough Eske Walking Tours
Donegal TownCo. Donegal
Walking
Look north and the Bluestack Mountains stretch gracefully across the skyline with the deep blue glacial waters of Lough Eske visible below their peaks.

Walk 1: a circuit walk around Carnaween Magic Mountain. From Letterbarrow football field to Jimmy Burke's cottage - Windmills - Carnaween Magic Mountain - Carn Lough - Diseart Graveyard. Terrain is a mixture of rough road and off-road. Mountain walking boots, rainproof walking gear, packed lunch and walking stick essential. Duration 5 hours.

Walk 2: Ulster Way Walk from Letterbarrow to Lough Eske. Passing old farm building and cottages, by wooden bridges, turf banks, mountain scenery. etc.

Terrain is a mixture of rough road and off-road. Mountain walking boots, rainproof walking gear, packed lunch and walking stick essential. Duration 6 hours.

Walk 3: Edrigole to Lough Belshade. Walk up land rover trek to hydro dam and then up to Lough Belshade, a glacial lake surrounded by mountains and shrouded in myths and ancient stories. Terrain is a mixture of rough road and off-road. Mountain walking boots, rainproof walking gear, packed lunch and walking stick essential. Duration 5 hours.

(these walks are for experienced walkers with moderate fitness levels)

Walk 4: guided tour of Donegal Town and Bank Walk. Step back in time at your leisurely pleasure and experience 2,000 years of fascinating local heritage, history and folklore with our guide along the narrow streets and nature walkways of Donegal Town. Terrain is street pavement and dry pathway, suitable for people in shoes and sneakers. Duration 2 hours.

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