Disert Loop

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Disert Graveyard and walk is situated at the foot of the Bluestack Mountains approximately 10km north west of Donegal Town. Disert is the site of an ancient graveyard and a holy well dating to the times of St Colmcille (6th century). Other historic sites here include a mass rock, cairn and a Dolmen. The easy walking loop around the graveyard is a 3.5km signposted walk and is suitable for walkers of all levels.
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    County Donegal

    Distance 2.2 miles

    OS Map OSI Discovery series sheet no. 11.

    Terrain Minor Roads, green road/boreen/grazing.

    Nearest Town Donegal Town

    Route Shape Circular

    Grid Reference G882 868

    Route Type Hill

    Route Description
    This route is marked (both directions) as part of the Bluestack Way with yellow arrows on a black background.
    Point of Interest
    Disert Graveyard & altar, St. Colmcille’s holy well & Arch.
    Public transport
    Not available
    Dog Policy
    Strictly on lead only
    Facilities
    Full services in Donegal Town.