Walk the Bluestack Way

The Bluestack Way, beginning in Donegal Town it takes the walker along country lanes to the magnificent Lough Eske. The main route take the road along the Northern shore of the lake while there is a circle route along the roadway on the Southern shore. Accomodation is plentiful in the Lough Eske area.

Finished viewing Lough Eske. Take the Path way to the east of Banagher Hill through the Eglish Valley and along the foothills of the Bluestack Mountains.
Take in the wonderful views of the main peaks in the Bluestacks to your right and the Sligo mountains and Donegal Bay to your left.

Take time to view the Greg Mare’s Tale water fall as you cross the Eany More water.
Near the foot of Carnaween take time to visit the ancient graveyard at Disert.

Crossing the mountain gives spectacular views into the valley of Glenties and the town of Ardara.

In Glenties take time to visit the local museum. This is the home of Patrick MacGill which hosts apopular Summer School every August in his honour. September 12th is the Harvest Fair Day in Glenties one of the oldest fairs in Ireland.

Leaving Glenties follow the Bank of the Owenea River to Ardara.

For more information see the Walking Ireland website

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