Local Attractions & Sightseeing

Lough Derg lies about four miles north of the village of Pettigo in County Donegal.

Station Island, the location of the Pilgrimage, is often referred to as Saint Patrick’s Purgatory or simply Lough Derg.

Lower Lough Erne is one of the most dramatic natural landscapes in Northern Ireland.
Formed by a deep glacial trough with extensive open waters, offshore islands and the bold escarpment of the Magho Cliffs to the south, it stretches for 20 miles from Enniskillen to Rosscor.

Marble Arch Caves – magnificent Mesozoic limestone caves with an extensive network of caverns, and may be viewed from a boat.

Belleek Pottery – This world famous pottery offers guided tours and has a visitor’s centre.

Devenish Island – one of the largest of some 200 islands to be found in Lough Erne, and is the site of ruins of an abbey, and of a perfect 12th century round tower.

Sliabh Liag (Slieve League Cliffs) – At 596 metres, it has some of the highest sea cliffs on the island of Ireland. Well worth a visit.

Sliabh Liag Distillery – Sliabh Liag Distillers is the first distilling company in the county for over 175 years, established with the purpose of reclaiming the distilling heritage of Donegal. Offering two amazing products, an Dulaman Gin and Silkie Whiskey – its a hot spot not to miss.