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Breathtaking scenery

Have only climbed this mountain once but cannot wait to climb it again! Such amazing views the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dublin_Girl89
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Dublin, Ireland
lovely hotel

stayed here during my sisters wedding last year. stayed here over teh years and it still remains... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Liam M
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London
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Have only climbed this mountain once but cannot wait to climb it again! Such amazing views the whole way up. Definitely wear suitable clothing and footwear as bog land needs to be crossed before climbing it

Thank Dublin_Girl89
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

stayed here during my sisters wedding last year. stayed here over teh years and it still remains and holds that home from home feel about it. the bedroom i had was modern (600s) and i know they are refurbing others. food was lovely at the...More

Thank Liam M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Best mountain I've climbed. It sounds strange but it's great fun. You have to wade through a bog at the start and that may deter many people but persevere and you'll not regret it. The Mrs. wore wellies but it wasn't long until she was...More

2  Thank barooba
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

Worth to visit and the view at the top of the mountain is breath taking defenetly one of the best places to visit in county Donegal.

Thank Antonio R
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Amazing mountain to climb, views the whole way up. Beautiful views from very top of complete surrounding countryside, lakes, mountains, villages. Good hour to get to top, but well worth it.

1  Thank liamglencairn
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Was a cloudy start and very boggy at beginning from car park. Wasn't letting cloud beat us again. There's a path on mountain do stick to it. Took 2 hours altogther. Pity we didn't get the veiws because I believe there brilliant. I'll be back...More

Thank Dave M
Reviewed 20 August 2018

I went there hitchhiking. If it is a sunny day is possible to see Scotland from the peak. Sometimes the weather is not perfect...that's Ireland ;)

Thank Giovanni V
Reviewed 13 August 2018

Wear appropriate walking clothes and be prepared to be stunned. The clouds play hide and seek throughout the day. You feel as if you are in and out of a fairyland. Do not forget the shutterbug in any case:)

Thank anjali p
Reviewed 11 August 2018

We walked Mount Errigal recently and had a great day! The views are amazing and the climb is about a 2hr hike. The way up is reasonably difficult- the initial section is bog followed by very rocky terrain. I couldn't get over the amount of...More

3  Thank wanderlustpack
Reviewed 7 August 2018

The beginning of the trail was bog, so sturdy, waterproof boots are needed. It's not a hard hike in good conditions, but alas, we did not have good conditions. We had rain and wind strong enough to knock me over. The latter part of the...More

2  Thank Veronica M
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AlanMerrins
15 May 2018|
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Response from Sarah C | Reviewed this property |
I left from the carpark coming in from the Letterkenny side, this was on a summers evening it did not take long to reach the top I had someone with me who had been up before at the base it vague but when past it there is a... More
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JustynaS3676
16 February 2018|
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Response from hpnutt | Reviewed this property |
without a car you need to get John mcginley private bus to gortahork and get a taxi from there to Errigal. no buses go past Errigal. John mcginley leaves Dublin parnell square at least twice per day. takes about 4hrs... More
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Clare_Marie2013
13 July 2017|
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Response from Waterford-TRIP | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I'd agree with the above two answers. The boggy start and the loose scree and stones on the climb itself would probably make it impractical and possibly unsafe to bring a dog along unless it was well trained and used to... More
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