Fanad

Dramatic scenery is one way to describe Fanad, stretching out into the Atlantic from the northerly head of Donegal. Rarely visited by the majority of tourists, this wonderfully area is both wild and carefree, almost constantly assailed by wind and wave, with beautiful rolling hillside that stills holds strong memories of our past.

Join local walking guide, Sean Mullan of ‘Walking and Talking in Donegal’ as he describes the history of the area such as the iconic Ballymastocker Bay, or enjoy wild scenery along Ballyhoorisky, almost at the very tip of Ireland. Other beautiful walking trails include The Way of the Cross and Rathmullan Woods from Fanad, Donegal

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Description

Introduction with Sean Mullan

Welcome to Fanad! Sean Mullan of ‘Walking and talking in Donegal’ tells us about the history of the lighthouse and the Fanad Peninsula over the last few hundred years. Explore this wonderfully rich area of Irish history with dramatic nature walks with Trek Ireland on the Fanad Peninsula

Ballyhoorisky

Enjoy a quiet stroll past Ballyhoorisky harbor along grassland towards Ballyhoorisky Point on the Fanad peninsula where Atlantic waves wash over granite flagstones along the coastline. Sean Mullan of ‘Walking and Talking in Ireland’ recounts the history of the area before you continue along tractor paths towards a sandy beach

The Way of the Cross

A gentle walk towards the foothills of Knockalla mountain on the Fanad Peninsula. Through the inspiration of Fr. Doohan, the Way of the Cross was built to facilitate modern day pilgrims and outdoor Mass held here every year. A wonderfully quiet and introspective walk along the Stations towards the outdoor chapel with inviting views out over Logh Swilly and the surrounding countryside

Ballymastocker Bay

A short walk along Ballymastocker Bay, the 2nd most beautiful beach in the world (according to visiting journalists from abroad) Experience the wonderful sound of waves crashing on the shore and the flight of circling sea birds as you wander the lonely strand enjoying open views across Lough Swilly

Rathmullan Woods

A short looped walk through Rathmullan Woods on the outskirts of the village of Rathmullan. Enjoy native Irish woodland slip pass you on a refreshingly windy day while Sean Mullan of ‘Walking and Talking in Donegal’ tells you a bit of the history of the place.

Additional information

Weight 100 g
Dimensions 7.5 x 5 x 0.5 in
Region

Worldwide playback, Region free

Duration

Duration 185 minutes (3 hours)

Color

Full Color, Widescreen 16:9

Subtitles

Subtitles in English