Slieve League Cliffs ,
The Slieve League Cliffs , south of Glencolumbkille. and west of Teelin in
Co.Donegal are very spectacular. You can take a hair rising 8 km
beyond Teelin, along roads with hairpin bends and sheer drops to the
sea to arrive at this view at Bunglass Point. They are the highest cliff
face in Europe. The cliffs drop 765ft to the
sea, and Slieve League rises to 1972ft at its highest.
Only experienced hikers should attempt to walk the ledges of One man's
This trail climbs out of Teelin and climbs to the highest ponint of
League. The path continues to Malinbeg which is 10 miles (16km) to
There are, as you would imagine, many sea birds living on the cliff
face:- Guillemots, Puffins, Razorbills and Kittiwakes all
live there and fish the North Atlantic sea which rolls in below.
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