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Best place I have been in Ireland

We spent two days here and frankly could well have done with three. If you are a nature lover... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Donegal Town, Ireland
Off the beaten track but a real gem!

We were here with a group of 50 people which significantly increased the population. There are... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Silver Spring, Maryland
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Located only 11 kilometers from the mainland of Ireland, this small island features important historic attractions and excellent opportunities for bird watching.
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good13%
  • Average5%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible6%
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent two days here and frankly could well have done with three. If you are a nature lover, enjoy fantastic scenery, love watching abundant bird-life, are interested in a rich and varied local history, appreciate peace and tranquility and a more laid back lifestyle...More

Thank DavidWray96
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were here with a group of 50 people which significantly increased the population. There are about 120 residents. Hike to the cliffs on the east end of the island provide incredible views of wildlife and the cliffs. People are very friendly and there is...More

Thank JE01
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My great grandmother is from Tory, 11 of our family went back to visit, some of us had never been others hadn't been back for 50 years. We were a very varied age group and all of us had a magic time.

Thank AHB1
Reviewed 17 May 2017

I spent a night on Tory Island last week and it was just magical. The islanders couldn't have been more friendly and welcoming. We were greeted by the famous King of Tory on arrival and he was very warm and likeable man. The sights and...More

2  Thank Rachel A
Reviewed 29 December 2016

This island is governed by the king of Tory; Patsy Dan Rodgers, he for the most part comes to greet the passengers of the ferry after each passage. however saying this you cannot expect him to be there for every single ferry passage he does...More

5  Thank Orla D
Reviewed 30 August 2016

When you go to Tory, a fun experience, beware that the information provided by the Ferry company on its website is totally unreliable. They cancel trips due to the weather and tides. They have the tide tables for the year, but they still cancel due...More

4  Thank ChuckLud
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

Disappointed with how the islanders present such a wee gem. Could be a pure gold mine if work and effort were put in. The sights that greet travellers off the boat are grim to say the least........unkept and dirty. And where were the ' friendly...More

5  Thank Helen G
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

This is definitely a unique place to visit, we went on a rainy day but enjoyed the walk out to the viewing point. The ferry over and back was very choppy but I quite like that, might not be good if you get sea sick...More

2  Thank annamel4
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Because I am disabled I wanted to ascertain if there was a taxi service on the island, particularly an off-road vehicle. The official tourist site for this island responded to neither emails nor phone calls so I phoned the hotel and they gave me the...More

3  Thank Richard P
Reviewed 2 June 2016

Before I went to Tory I read some very negative reviews and was expecting the worse. Was I in for a wonderful surprise. The crossing on the ferry was smooth with the sun shining down. When we landed on the island and even though it...More

6  Thank Caoimhe17
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Is there anywhere it's legal to camp on tory island? 3 cyclists on a tour around the county looking to camp a night or two? We operate on a "leave no trace" policy where the area will be undamaged when we leave...
1 July 2016|
Response from DonegalDamo |
The hotel has camping facilities at back of hotel, shower and toilet also available