The area surrounding the centre consists of mountains, hills, bogland, lakes, rivers, beaches, islands, cliffs and forests. Donegal is renowned for being one of the most beautiful counties in Ireland. The Centre sits on the edge of Glenveagh National Park. The landscape has remained untouched by humans and hasn’t changed since the last ice-age. The place is very popular with artists and photographers. The quality of the light here enhances colours and serves as a great inspiration. The natural springs flow with clean water. Foreigners from mainland Europe who have difficulty sleeping sleep like babies due to the clean air we enjoy here. Many rare plants and mosses thrive here due to this air.