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Donegal NW Area   Glendowan Mountains Subarea
Place count in area: 73, OSI/LPS Maps: 1, 10, 11, 12, 2, 6 
Highest place:
Errigal, 751m
Maximum height for area: 751 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 688 metres,

Places in area Donegal NW:
An Cnoc Mór 349mAn Mhaoil Mhór (Owey Island) 102mBallystrang 292mBrown Mountain 224mCark Mountain 364mCnoc Colbha 363mCnoc na Naomh 155.9mCraigcannon 357mCroaghegly 245mCroaghmore 278mCulliagh SE Top 369mEdenacarnan 192mGregory Hill 336mKnockbrin 259mLoughaskerry 252mLoughsalt Mountain 469mMeenavally 219mMoyle Hill 148mSliabh an tSratha Greadaithe 285mTroscshliabh 175m
Aranmore:   Cnoc an Iolair (mullach thiar) (Aranmore) 227m
Derryveagh Mountains:   An Cnoc Fada 485mAn Cnoc Fada 529mAn Cnoc Fada (mullach thoir thuaidh) 502mAn Cnoc Fada (mullach thoir) 454mAn Cnoc Glas 489mAn Dubhais 651.5mAn Dubhais (mullach thoir theas) 553.9mAn Eachla Bheag 563.9mAn Eachla Bheag (mullach theas) 602.3mAn Eachla Mhór 581.2mAn Eadarna Mhór 416mAn Earagail 751mAn Grogán Mór 457mAn Mhucais 667.1mArd Loch na mBreac Beadaí 472.5mCnoc Bhealach Gaoithe 480mCnoc na bhFaircheach 517mCnoc na bhFaircheach (mullach thoir theas) 470mCnoc na Searrach 495mCnoc Uí Mhaolruanaidh 430mCró an Locháin 486mCró Bheithe 315mCrockawama 238mCruach Leac Chonaill 266mCruach na Sagart 480mMac Uchta 555mMám an Leaca 480mNa Beanna Gorma 578mNa Leargacha 470.6mSagart na Dubhaise 506.4mSaggartnadooish East Top 478.9mSliabh Dhroim na Luifearnaí 596mSliabh Sneachta 678m
Derryveagh Mtns:   An Dubhais (mullach thiar theas) 528mSliabh Dhroim na Luifearnaí (mullach thoir thuaidh) 585m
Fanad:   Cashelmore 149mCnoc na Boirne 227mCnoc na dTeannála 152mDroim an Bhothaigh 153m
Glendowan Mountains:   Binswilly 337mCionn Bheatha 384mCnoc an Stualaire 418mFarscallop 420.6mGartan Mountain 357mLeahanmore 442mMaol na nDamh 539m
Gweedore:   Carn Traonach 425mCnoc Fola 314mTaobh an Leithid 429m
Horn Head:   Croaghnamaddy 252m
Rosguill:   Cnoc na Sleá 163mGáinne Mór 207m

Note: this list of places includes island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Binswilly Hill Donegal County in Ulster Province, in Binnion List, Banded semi-pelitic & psammitic schist Bedrock

Height: 337m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 6 Grid Reference: C01800 10200
Place visited by 6 members. Recently by: finkey86, Fergalh, Aidy, Harry Goodman, chalky, Garmin
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Longitude: -7.972702, Latitude: 54.939373 , Easting: 201800, Northing: 410200 Prominence: 130m,  Isolation: 5.6km
ITM: 601749 910186,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Bnswly, 10 char: Binswilly
Bedrock type: Banded semi-pelitic & psammitic schist, (Termon Formation)

Binswilly is the 1076th highest place in Ireland.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Binswilly in area Donegal NW, Ireland
Picture: View to the top of Binswilly from the SW.
 
An interesting but somewhat remote little top.
by Harry Goodman  15 Aug 2015
I climbed this hill on 11August 2015 as the final top in my list of All Irish Summits for Donegal NW. I parked at a forestry track C0087908402 A of the R250 from Letterkenny to Finntown. This led up gently to a couple of communications masts and out, on their right side, onto a wide, long moorland summit ridge with the top of the hill still some 2 km to the NE. The going was boggy, marshy and wet under foot with a need for much weaving around the worst patches and a couple of high barb wire fences to cross. About half way along at Pt. 318 (Meenagannive) C0121409565 B I passed a very slender tall mast with no apparent access track leading to it. From there the top could be seen as a low pointed rise in the ground ahead. It lay on a grassy peat hagged mound and was a splendid vantage point NW to the line of the Glendown Mts backed by Muckish and Errigal and then back along my line of approach to Scraggs and Agla Mt and, to their left, the long line of Bluestacks tops. Out and back by this route is just over 6km. Given that the hill had not been commented on previously, rather than return by way of descent I opted to see if there was a shorter more direct approach to the hill from the R250 below. I therefore headed down SE keeping the forest edge to my right. The mistake I made was to keep to close to the fence line resulting in the need to negotiate some torturous ground including chest high patches of rushes before reaching a farm gate at C 0333409455 C. From there on it was a short way across the adjoining field to C0349609290 D and the start of the track down to the road at C0354309195 E. In light of my experience I would suggest that anyone opting to use this alternative way up the hill should go diagonally up from the gate leading out on to the open moorland and make directly for the top rather than try to follow the forest edge. Up and back would be approximately 4.5 km a saving of about 1.5 km but be warned the going will be tougher and there may be little by way of time saving. For my pains I then had a rather tedious walk of 3km up the R250 back to my car ! The things one will do for MV's. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1104/comment/18250/
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