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Fort Dunree

Dunree View, Leophin, Linsfort, Buncrana, Donegal, F93 K6P9
Fort Dunree in Buncrana, Co Donegal.

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Fort Dunree, Dun Fhraoigh in Irish means, “Fort of the Heather” and indicates that this site has been an important defensive site down through history. Today however, its stunning natural beauty and abundant wildlife are drawing increasing numbers of visitors to one of Inishowen’s most beautiful and peaceful locations.

Fort Dunree was first opened to the public in 1986 and has attracted tourists from all over the world ever since. It is a must see for every visitor to the Inishowen peninsula. Located 7 miles north of Buncrana on the Inishowen Peninsula on the shores of Lough Swilly, this majestic site houses a Military Museum, Exhibition spaces, Wildlife Discovery Room, Breathtaking walks and the most scenic coffee shop in Ireland! A must for every visitor. Kayaking, Snorkelling and Coasteering available in association with Inish Adventures. OPEN Jun-Sept: Daily 10.30am-6pm, Winter: Mon-Fri 10.30am-4.30pm, Sat-Sun 1-6pm £ Adults: £7, Conc: €5 Family: €15. Special Rates for Coaches and Groups.



  • Picnic Area
  • Serve lunch
  • Tea-room/Cafe onsite

Establishment Features

  • Toilets

Parking & Transport

  • Car parking
  • On site parking

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Opening Times

Opening Hours (10 May 2021 - 10 May 2022)
Monday - Friday10:30 - 16:30
Saturday - Sunday10:30 - 18:00

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