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Fort Dunree Military Museum

Buncrana, Ireland
+353 74 936 1817
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Friends who live in the area brought us here on a rainy Sunday , well what an absolute gem scenery... read more

Reviewed 15 January 2017
Lammy283
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Great spot

Came here recently for a refreshing winter walk. It was pouring down with rain the whole time but... read more

Reviewed 3 January 2017
bf329
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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
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good39%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“coffee shop” (15 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Buncrana, Ireland
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+353 74 936 1817
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Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Friends who live in the area brought us here on a rainy Sunday , well what an absolute gem scenery is just breathtaking a pity the weather was against us but we didn't let it spoil our walk around a unmissable place highly recommend

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Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Came here recently for a refreshing winter walk. It was pouring down with rain the whole time but the views were still pretty spectacular. There's a number of different walks you can do, one slightly more strenuous than the others with a few steps to...More

Thank bf329
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Reviewed 28 November 2016

Beautiful view and scenery. If you are in the area it is definitely worth a stop in. Nice little museum and history of the fort and area.

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Reviewed 18 November 2016

One of the few remaining coastal look-out post along the Northern coastline. Remarkable scenery of the Swilly and the Fanad peninsula. Museum on site.

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Reviewed 30 October 2016

We went as an adult family group and everyone enjoyed the visit. The staff were wonderful and told us a great deal about the fort. There is an interesting film to watch which explains the history. The walk up the the top of the fort...More

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Reviewed 27 October 2016

The fort itself was closed when we visited but you can get a very nice look from outside and the surrounding areas are amazing and very beautiful. It is pretty far up north but worth the stop if you are up that way. If you...More

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Reviewed 22 October 2016

we went on a wet and wild day but it was still a great visit plenty to see, a lot of history the video show is worth sitting though as it gives lots of background stuff

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Reviewed 17 October 2016

great location. good views, great for spotting marine life and bird life. very helpful and friendly staff. interesting architecture covering a large area.

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Reviewed 5 October 2016

My wife had discovered Fort Dunree by chance and brought me back to see it. Could have spent many more hours there with the scenery, walks and surprising history.

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Reviewed 4 October 2016

Whilst travelling through Ireland I came across this place. It's a nice place to visit with a lot of scenery around it. I would recommend a visit

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