Biodiversity Hike around Dawros Head

Biodiversity Hike around Dawros Head
Sun 14th August
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Dawros Bay House

Donegal GAP Heritage and History Group

Led by Maurice Simms and Paula Harvey, the hike will commence (and finish) at Dawros Bay Hotel, Rosbeg starting at 2.00pm on Sunday 14th August. Exploring the rich natural heritage of the area, including the Wild flowers, Butterflies, and Bird life….the importance of plants and wildlife for a sustainable world. We may see the sulphurous spring near to the shore. On our walk we will stop at the early 19th century signal station on the foreshore of Dawros Head where we will get excellent visibility in all directions, especially to the south-west towards Glen Head Signal Tower. Looking to the north-east we will see the Crohy Head Signal Station all of which were part of coastal defences against a French invasion. We will pass by the grouping (hamlet) of ruined houses and a very fine lime kiln on our return journey.

Maximum: 25 People

Booking essential by Monday, 8th August to or 087-9214206.

Children must be accompanied by an adult but not suitable for children under 10 years.


Rough and rocky terrain: good strong walking boots, waterproof gear, walking sticks/poles, moderate level of fitness.

Complimentary Tea By The Sea at Dawros Bay Hotel afterwards

Further info: Biodiversity Hike around Dawros Head | National Heritage Week 13 – 21 August 2022

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