Abbey Assaroe was founded in 1178 and completed in 1184 by the Cistercians monks. It fell into decline in the 17th century and now all that remains of the abbey is the Read more [...]
Nearest History & Heritage Donegal
Our History and Heritage category brings all Coast Radar’s Donegal listings related to looking for something to do or a place to visit together where they offer some form of historic or heritage based activity.
Finding the best things to see and do on a Donegal day out with your family or friends is easy – simply explore the historic and heritage links below, hit the jump to my location button or use the search bar to plan your next Donegal activity.
The Flight of the Earls Heritage Centre has exhibitions, displays including wax figures dressed in period costumes, period weapons, models, maps and literature and much more. In the aftermath of the Read more [...]
Glebe House, the home for nearly thirty years of the renowned artist Derek Hill. Originally known as St Columb’s, the 1828 Regency-style house is decorated with William Morris textiles, and Read more [...]
Fort Dunree is a coastal defence located on the west side of the Inishowen peninsula. Originally built as a Royal Navy position during the Napoleonic Wars, the fort is located Read more [...]
The Grianan of Aileach is a hill fort on Greenan Mountain at Inishowen in County Donegal. The main structure is a stone fort, thought to have been built in the Read more [...]
Beltany is a neolithic stone circle situated at the summit of Tops Hill, dating from around 1400-800 BC and comprises 64 stones around a low earth platform or tumulus.
Carraickabraghy Castle is a 16th Century castle that stands on a rocky outcrop at the north-western edge of the Isle of Doagh on the Inishowen peninsula. The castle overlooks Pollan Bay. Read more [...]
Inishkeel is a small island around 250 m from the coast of County Donegal in Gweebarra Bay. At low tide a sandy tidal bank connects the island with the mainland. Read more [...]