Map of Donegal Bay Coastal Drive to Yeats Country

Come away to the waters & the wild of Yeats Country via the best hidden gems of south Donegal.

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Donegal Bay Coastal Drive to Yeats Country
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Easy: 50 miles, Full day
 
Overview: The Donegal Bay Coastal Drive to Yeats Country is a 50 mile drive along the picturesque southern side of Donegal bay with some wonderful off the road locations to enjoy.

We'll take you as far as Nobel Laureate W.B. Yeats's grave under Ben Bulben in Drumcliffe, County Sligo. Much like our Slieve League Coastal Drive Along Donegal Bay guide, many visitors might overlook a few hidden gems in their efforts to get from Donegal Town to this must-see attraction. With this guide, we hope to ensure you are not missing out on any of these points of interest. Give yourself a day to take it all in.

Along the way, we take you to a patisserie, an artists' village, a tucked away seaside port, a retreat like no other, a reinvigorated local community, an award-winning coastal walk, an ancient holy well, the setting for a classic Irish drama, a great base for exploring and an iconic castle. The final stop will be Yeats's Grave in Drumcliffe, just before Sligo Town.

Parts of this journey are soon to feature on the much discussed Wild Atlantic Way to be launched in 2014. In our efforts to ensure you get the most out of Donegal Bay and its environs, we'd like to think we're ahead of the posse on this guide and bringing you to places that are off the standard tourist trail.

Tips: Ensure you familiarize yourself with the route beforehand. There are some breathtaking scenes along the way with plenty of stops required. For the Rossnowlagh Friary and Bundoran West End cliff Walk, comfortable walking shoes are required and of course an umbrella just in case.

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Published: November 2013. Spot any typos or mistakes or got any suggestions to improve this guide? Email info@navigatour.ie
Le Fournil
Food/Dining
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Donegal Craft Village
Shopping
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Laghey
Building
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Mullanasole
Water
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Rossnowlagh Friary
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Creevy
Viewpoint
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St. Patrick's Well
Landmark
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Rougey Walk
Viewpoint
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The Weir country
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Teapot Lane
Campground
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Mullaghmore
Water
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Grange
Junction
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Yeats's Grave
Landmark
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