Grianán of Aileach

Donegal & The North West

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Grianán of Aileach

This impressive ring fort is a major landmark of the Iron Age. Although it was built during the Kingdom of Aileach around the sixth century, it is argued that the site had already been in use before. History has provided legends that fill the place with a mysterious atmosphere, but if sleeping giants don't scare you off, take a short drive (3 km) south of Burt, and admire the view of the scenic Inishowen peninsula.

Do & See

There's a lot to see and do in Donegal, from places of stunning natural beauty to adventure parks for the whole family to sites housing years of history.