Banagher Glen Nature Reserve and Forest

Hidden away, not too far from Dungiven town centre (3 miles South West on the B74 – to be precise), there lies the most tranquil location. Deep within one of the oldest ancient oak woodlands in Ireland, lies Banagher Glen Nature Reserve and Forest Park.

Car parking sign at Banagher Glen

Car parking sign at Banagher Glen

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Wild Atlantic Way – Binion Bay to Glenevin Waterfall – Day Two – Part 1

Day two of our adventure and already we were feeling the temperature decrease.  After having spent our first night in a tent we didn’t really know what to expect. We woke up at 7am due to the wind, light rain and a Donkey crying every 10 minutes! We decided to get up, get dressed and hit the showers!

Sunrise from Binion Bay Campsite

Sunrise from Binion Bay Campsite

Where we parked towards the showers was a good few minutes’ walk, not perfect in a cold chilly morning, but needs are a must!

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Wild Atlantic Way – Greencastle to Malin Head – Day One

A few months ago, we decided to book our first trip away. Our adventure begins travelling around County Donegal for five days, venturing the Wild Atlantic Way and its many meandering roads, eating our way through the local cuisine and meeting some of the friendliest people on the planet.

Wild Atlantic Way

Wild Atlantic Way

Come join us on our voyage as we explore the hidden gems and beautiful landscapes that dwell in County Donegal.

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Mussenden Temple and Downhill Demesne, a late 18th century ruin built for Frederick Hervey.

Today we decided to finally kick start our adventure, travelling close to home we headed towards Musseden Temple and Downhill Demesne, based on the North Coast of Northern Ireland.

Travel times from:-

  • Belfast –1 h 17 min (62.4 mi) via M2 and A26
  • Dublin –2 h 54 min (265.4 km) via M1
  • Derry/Londonderry – 43 min (27.6 mi) via A2 and Seacoast Rd
Info from Google Maps

We arrived at around 12pm, the site itself was pretty quiet for a sunny August day. Owned and managed by the National Trust.

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