Sligo features in Lonely Planet’s '20 most incredible places to visit in Ireland'

Get set for the North Leitrim Glens Hillwalking Festival

The iconic Benbulben towering over the skyline. Pic taken by N Clancy

Benbulben Mountain has featured on Lonely Planet’s ’20 most incredible places to visit in Ireland’.

The travel guide regularly publishes features with areas of the north west appearing in the various lists of ‘best places to visit.’

The Wild Atlantic Way as a whole is also on the list which encompasses many attractions and scenic areas in the north west.

The Lonely Planet guide describes Benbulben as resembling a ‘table covered by a pleated cloth’ further advsing people to stock up on snacks as the walk up the mountaing is ‘not for the uninitiated.’

More News

Buy the e-paper of the Donegal Democrat, Donegal People's Press, Donegal Post and Inish Times here for instant access to Donegal's premier news titles.

Keep up with the latest news from Donegal with our daily newsletter featuring the most important stories of the day delivered to your inbox every evening at 5pm.