The Area

The Bluestack Mountains are located in County Donegal in the Republic of Ireland. Donegal or Dún na nGall is in the North West corner of Ireland.Donegal is bordered to the West and North by the atlantic ocean, to the East by Northern Ireland and to the south by County Leitrim.

The Bluestack Mountains are in South Donegal and begin at the village of Pettigo on the Donegal/Fermanagh border. They then run northwards to Barnes Mór Gap and then westwards to Killybegs.

The Bluestack Mountains contain several lofty peaks. All around the scenery is magnificent. Tumbling streams, waterfalls and rugged exhilarating scenery abound. Rory O’Donnell, one of the Earls, passed through the Bluestack Mountains on the way to Rathmullan.

The area around the Bluestack Centre boasts magnificent hill walking facilities in the Bluestacks, the area being a haven for the avid hillwalker. The Centre has its own keen walking group – The Bluestack Ramblers.

Excellent fly fishing nearby on the Eany River are among its many attributes.

Enjoy the friendly Donegal welcome and country pub atmosphere of O’Neill’s bar just 5 minutes walk from the Centre.