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North of Sligo, this is a six-mile loop of single lane road that’s located in the center of a mountain range. Absolutely incredible scenery; not to be missed. It takes about an hour, and there are plenty of places to pull off and take photos....More
Off the beaten track but wow. The views around the horseshoe were just stunning! The mountains and the waterfalls. And we found the magic bit of the road where when you take the handbrake off you go up the hill. So weird!!
Worth every bit of effort. Having visited Mullaghmore, we decided to take a detour in the car round the horseshoe on the way back to Sligo. The magnificent views were every bit as good as you’d expect from the reviews.
We were staying in a hotel close by and and a friend saw a few pictures I had posted of the local area. He sent me a txt and said take a run up around the Horseshoe loop before we would head home. The views...More
A lady at the Sligo Tourist Information Office put us on to this drive - she gave us a "mud map" with 4 different scenic drives on it and this was the clear winner for us. The glacial origin of the area becomes very evident...More
Driving north, signage was clear to turn right and into this mountain bordered area. Even before and after the horseshoe, the landscape is beautiful.
Inside the horseshoe, the mountains create a stunning backdrop, and I couldn't help but turn around and drive it in the...More
A wonderfully scenic drive that will be sure to impress anyone. We stopped several times along the way to take photo's which don't do the landscapes justice. The panoramic views are simply too wide and too high to capture.
This is a very dramatic drive starting from the waterfalls at Gleniff Barytes Mill Site and around the inside of the mountain range.
As a photographer, I was delighted with the scenery and would highly recommend this route, even on a rainy day.