Glenties on Na Glentan in its Irish form means " the glens" ans it lies at the point of two glens as they converge into a wide valley. There are also two rivers which meet at this point. There are many trees surrounding the town and this enhances the towns image as an oasis. Situated on the Northwest edge of the Blue Stack Mountains the town is set against a backdrop of beautiful mountin scenery. Close by the west is a rich variety of coastal scenery and white sandy beaches. Portnoo which boasts one of Donegal's blue flag beaches is just 7 miles away. Glenmties has retained much of its 19th. century character example include the late Georgian coiurthouse and the nearby market house.

 Activities in Glenties

Game Fishing
Lough Anna
Owentocker River
Owenea River
Gweebarra River


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