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Monday hike

Was a cloudy start and very boggy at beginning from car park. Wasn't letting cloud beat us again... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Dave M
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Nice place sometimes is really windy

I went there hitchhiking. If it is a sunny day is possible to see Scotland from the peak. Sometimes... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Giovanni V
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 5 weeks ago

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

2  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

1  Thank Veronica M
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Photo does it justice - the clouds were constantly stuck around the top! Didn't walk it. Very muddy at the base and didn't have hiking boots.

Thank Maureen O
Reviewed 4 August 2018

My friend and I visited the Dunlewy centre whilst on holiday in Donegal. Staff in the shop, which stocked a wide range of traditional ware, were helpful and friendly. The boat trip was very interesting and enjoyable although it lasted only 15 minutes. I was...More

1  Thank evylame1
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

Check the weather and come well prepared for this walk - proper mountain boots are essential and walking sticks will come in handy, particularly for the steep parts coming back down. It takes around 3 hours to complete and there are some tough bits but...More

2  Thank roh66141
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

A group of 9 of us climbed Errigal in the afternoon yesterday, been a dry couple of weeks so no bogs, we all did it in trainers. Starts with a grassy path then into a steeper climb with rocks. Small dog came with us also....More

Thank Niamh C
Reviewed 12 July 2018

Bring your Walking Shoes and a Camera , I really enjoyed it, great place to climb , terrific views , No bother on a half decent weather day, or a rainy day, try it, I wasnt disappointed

Thank Seamus 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 ClausHebor | Reviewed this property |
Well, it´s a 4 hour drive (370km) across Ireland in a very remote part of Ireland and with very limited public transport, so I wouldn´t recommend to go there by hitchhiking or public transport. You´l need a car.
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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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