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The Inishowen Peninsula in County Donegal has its very own Inishowen 100 (Voted one of Ireland’s Top Ten Scenic Drives – Irish Independent 2010), which allows you to get around the Inishowen area in Donegal without missing anything important. The Wildfowl Reserve can either be entered through Burt or Inch Island in Donegal. The Wildfowl reserve offers an internationally significant destination and staging ground for migrating birds from three continents. Inishowen and Donegal Maritime Museum & Planetarium: Attractions include nautical exhibits, memorabilia, photographs, modern and ancient maritime equipment and Irish boats from six to fifty feet. The state-of-the-art planetarium features accurate depictions of our night skies and multi-media presentations depicting voyages through the universe. Grianan of Aileach Donegal: The Grianan Aileach Stone Fort, once the seat of the High Kings, is built on the site of the original 1700 B.C. ring fort. It looks out over the beautiful waters of County Donegal, Derry, Tyrone and Antrim.
Poised gracefully amid the fertile lands of the Laggan Valley in East Donegal, near the banks of the River Foyle, approximately 8kms from the historic city of Derry / Londonderry is Monreagh Ulster Scots / Scots Irish Heritage & Education Centre. In the tranquil settings of a beautifully restored 19th-century manse, visitors are taken on a journey through the mists of time, exploring the rich heritage of the Lagan district in West Ulster. The Centre receives, and gratefully acknowledges, financial support towards core costs from the Ulster Scots Agency: www.ulsterscotsagency.com
Monreagh Heritage Centre, Carrigans