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Pleasent surprise!

I thought it was going to be some old ruin but it is a really good museum with fantastic views... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Niamh W
County Cavan, Ireland
fantastic views

the views are spectacular, only have to pay if you visit the museum, great walks around the area... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
carol s
Dunblane, United Kingdom
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Fort Dunree is situated 7 miles outside Buncrana on the Inishowen Peninsula, housing a Military Museum, Wildlife Discovery Room, Coffee Shop, stunning walks and majestic views of Lough Swilly it is a must for every visitor to Donegal
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Buncrana, Ireland
+353 74 936 1817
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I thought it was going to be some old ruin but it is a really good museum with fantastic views especially if you walk up the steps behind the coffee shop. Very interesting place to visit and the coffee shop is an added bonus.

Thank Niamh W
Reviewed 1 week ago

the views are spectacular, only have to pay if you visit the museum, great walks around the area and i've been informed by locals that when the northern lights are visible, the views from here are spectacular! The Tea Room sells fantastic sandwiches/soup etc and...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We spent a couple of hours here with our dog. There are lovely walks and great views, if you get good weather. The museum is interesting but is over-priced at €7 for each adult - we were able to get round the museum area in...More

Thank archers2016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Getting to fort dunree we drove through country lanes. And found a plaque about aircraft that had crashed into the hill. There is no entrance fee. We walked around the grounds, and down to harbour. Next stop was the cafe, the staff were very helpful...More

Thank Jill C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Interesting military museum, starts off with a short film and then you are free to browse the grounds.

Thank ANN M M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Situated above Lough Swilly, this fort was built during the Napoleonic wars as part of the coastal defences. A lot of interesting history and artifacts to be viewed in the museum

Thank Norman P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place very interesting and informative. Exhibit s interesting and informative walks challenging but reveal magnificent views

Thank Laurence S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Four of us visited this Fort and found it to be a really interesting experience. The day was reasonable - we did get a short shower - but all in all - great! I would recommend a walk up the hill to the top, its...More

Thank pag63
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely fort to visit with lots of showpieces with fantastic scenery looking down on crystals clear waters

Thank _helenmbl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Found this place by mistake just while out driving around Co.Donegal and what an amazing find Beautiful old British fort with breathtaking views of the cliffs and ocean Make sure you look for face in the rock cliffs simply beautiful

Thank Belfastgaint
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6 August 2018|
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Response from dunree2015 | Property representative |
Yes there is card facilities in the museum