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Donegal East Area   NW: Letterkenny Hills Subarea
Place count in area: 12, OSI/LPS Maps: 11, 12, 6, 7 
Highest place:
Culliagh SE Top, 369m
Maximum height for area: 369 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 241 metres,

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Knockbrin Hill Donegal County in Ulster Province, in Binnion List, Banded semi-pelitic & psammitic schist Bedrock

Height: 259m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 6 Grid Reference: C18652 15442
Place visited by 13 members. Recently by: eamonoc, Fergalh, seimispook, magicstep, Aidy, kmoore, sandman, chalky, David-Guenot, osullivanm, simon3, Garmin, Harry Goodman
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Longitude: -7.70942, Latitude: 54.986106 , Easting: 218652, Northing: 415442 Prominence: 106m,  Isolation: 5km
ITM: 618598 915426,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Knc259, 10 char: Knockbrin
Bedrock type: Banded semi-pelitic & psammitic schist, (Termon Formation)

Knockbrin is the 1264th highest place in Ireland. Knockbrin is the most northerly summit in the Donegal East area.

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MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Knockbrin  in area Donegal East, Ireland
Picture: Trig Pillar on Knockbrin
 
Short walk up to a splendid view point.
Short Summary created by Harry Goodman  27 Apr 2014
Take the N56 N from Letterkenny to C175146 A and then go right onto the L5912 signed for Calhame. After 1.2km take a minor road on the right C181157 B. The tarred surface ends abruptly 250m along. and the road beyond this point is not driveable. Park and follow the now rough track for about 1km to a point where the tarmac surface returns and where a gate on the right C1901215390 C leads on to a narrower but good stone track. Follow this W uphill to C1877015384 D, a cross track junction, and either continue straight on or go right. Both routes lead up to the Trig Pillar C1865215442 E marking the top of the hill. A short out and back trip of 3km to a fine viewpoint NE across Lough Swilly to Inch Top and the hills on Inishowen and SW over Letterkenny to the distant tops of the Bluestacks. Knockbrin can also be approached from the R245 between Letterkenny and Ramelton by taking a minor road NW from C205105 F and following it along through a cross roads to C1901215390 C and the gate giving access to the hill, already described above. Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/1203/comment/15447/
 
An unexpected rest stop ! .. by Harry Goodman   (Show all for Knockbrin )
 
No longer so easily accesible. Avoid this hill. .. by magicstep   (Show all for Knockbrin )
 
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