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What a view

Turn right of the Ardara to Killebgs road , and head up the twisting road , when you reach the top... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
A Long and Winding Road

One of Ireland's most stunning drives a must for anybody visiting Donegal , views stunning , great... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Dublin, Ireland
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Glengesh, Ardara, Ireland
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All reviews slieve league winding road stunning views picnic area hairpin bends lovely drive worth the effort coffee van wild atlantic way the small car park great scenery both directions weather conditions folk museum uphill climb natural beauty photo opportunities
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Turn right of the Ardara to Killebgs road , and head up the twisting road , when you reach the top , Stop and look back

Thank SligoMichael
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of Ireland's most stunning drives a must for anybody visiting Donegal , views stunning , great in summer not so shure what it is like in winter.

Thank R G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My GPS suggested this route to get to Kilcar. I’m very glad I took the road less traveled. The winding road was fun and the visit from the car park was lovely.

Thank 528krisa
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

My wife and I had this on our list of places to drive and we accidentally came upon it on our way from Slieve League cliffs to Ardara. Such a fun a beautiful drive, a true must if you are in the area.

Thank Carl T
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

It's alright.. views are decent but not spectacular... It is however... curvier than Kim kardashian....and it makes more sense.

Thank chris p
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

Visited this location on the the day of the big storm. What a scenic drive. Even in the extremely poor conditions on the particular day the scenery was just wonderful. Well worth the visit.

Thank JIm H
Reviewed 19 September 2018

I made sure to include the Glengesh Pass on our journey thru Ireland, but was honestly somewhat disappointed in the view. The road does wind down into the valley but not to the extreme that I had expected. Don't get me wrong, everywhere we turned...More

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Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

This is at the top of a narrow uphill climb from Ardura to the Slieve cliffs and is a real example of narrow Irish roads on which locals do not slow down. But it is safe and a good experience and shouldn't be missed in...More

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Reviewed 30 August 2018

Glengesh pass is worth a drive, but it is a bit harrowing if you’re not used to the hairpin bends and steep inclines. It’s one of those lovely hidden gems.

Thank Rose Marie C
Reviewed 22 August 2018

There is a lookout spot that comes upon you unexpectedly when approaching from the top. We were not able to stop in time unfortunately but would have had we known it was there. Signage in Ireland is not very good, typically.

1  Thank canadiantraveller512
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30 December 2017|
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Response from mcconnellboys | Reviewed this property |
And I didn't answer you about Glenveagh.... We stayed in Donegal two nights, then drove toward Glenveagh on our way to Lock Swilly. The weather was so bad that we couldn't go out on the coast to Malin Head or Fanad... More
8 June 2017|
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Response from sweety1960 | Reviewed this property |
apologies for not replying to your question only saw message now. hope you enjoyed your trip
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28 May 2017|
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Response from seamusmurphy | Reviewed this property |
Dear Traveller, it depends on which route you take. For example coming from Killybegs it can be done in say 20 minutes as it is all downhill but dangerous in wintertime because of snow and ice. If coming from Ardara I... More