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Base for day hikes - no car

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Base for day hikes - no car

Hi Donegal forum. I'm looking for a base city/town/village in Donegal that has several hiking trails nearby that can be accessed on foot from the town (or minimal public transport). I don't want to rent a car and drive everywhere, but I would like some variety of trails, all within 'walking distance' of a central base. Enough trail options for three or four days would be great - 5 to 6 hours of walking per day (loop or linear is fine). Any ideas, or am I dreaming?

Many thanks! Kevin

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1. Re: Base for day hikes - no car

The lack of a car makes this a tricky one. Somewhere like Carrick or Glencolmcille would give you a few options

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2. Re: Base for day hikes - no car

or Dunfanaghy

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3. Re: Base for day hikes - no car

Bus to Dunfanaghy

Horn Head and other walks

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4. Re: Base for day hikes - no car

Another vote for Dunfanaghy.

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