Grianan Of Aileach, County Donegal

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  • If you find yourself anywhere near Grianan of Aileach you have to take a spin up. It's just a 5 or so minute drive off the main Burt road, ample parking at the top. 360° beautiful views of mountains, ...  more »
  • I highly recommend this stop for any lovers of Irish history and nature! There is parking right at the top, but I do recommend sturdy shoes as the steps at the ruins are very narrow and slippery. The ...  more »
  • We visited the Grianan on a cold, drizzly morning, so we only saw the great stone ring once we got quite close. The path from the parking lot to the monument is partly matted for sure footing, but onc...  more »
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  • One of those places where history began. Visit on a sunny day and you can see for miles. Visit on a stormy day and it's exhilarating! Take your camera and some sturdy shoes for climbing the stone steps inside the fort.
  • A must see if you're visiting Derry City/The Wild Atlantic Way. Great example of a Celtic Ring fort & my ancestral home so gotta love the old shack. Fantastic 360 views on a clear day. Bring a rain coat as the weather can come in fast in the NW of Ireland!
  • If you get lucky as we did, you're gonna have the place all to yourself... although, seek for information before going cuz it remains closed almost all year long. amazing views in all directions... highly recommended!
  • Amazing location. You can walk all around the fort and is has great views.
  • Nice little bit of history but make sure to wrap up as winds can be strong.

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