Slí Ghabhla (Gola Island) - Sli Dhun na nGall

Walking
County Donegal
Grade Easy
Length 4 km
Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Format Loop
Ascent 40 m
Dogs Allowed No
Waymarking Yellow arrow on black background
Start Point
Pier on Gola Island
Finish Point
Pier on Gola island
Nearest Town to Start Bunbeg
Grid Ref. B 772 271
Lat. and Long. 55.08346, -8.36175

This walk follows the gently undulating sandy roadways on the eastern half and up the centre of the island, passing amongst the now mostly deserted houses and by the lake. There is superb oceanic, coastal and island scenery with an abundance of birdlife.

Maps and other information

Trail Management

Trail Management Office, Community Development & Planning Services, Station Road, Lifford.

Tel: 074 9153900

(dconnor@donegalcoco.ie)

Facilities

Car parking
At Start/Finish - at pier at Bunbeg

Map Guides

Map Guides

Bealach na Gaeltachta Sli Dhun na Gall Sli an Earagail - Udaras na Gaeltachta

OSI Maps

OSI Maps

Discovery Series Sheet 1
Public Transportation

Public Transportation

The Cricket (Gola Ferry) approx. 15 minutes crossing from Bunbeg Pier @ 11.00 am & 2.00 pm Monday to Friday; weekends every hour between 11.00 am and 2.00 pm.

Bus - Donegal Town to Bunbeg: Monday to Thursday and Saturday Departure 12.05 and 19.05 / Friday Departure 12.05, 16.30, 19.05 and 20.50 / Sunday Departure 18.05 and 22.40

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