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Address: Derryveagh Mountains, Donegal Town, Ireland

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Worth the drive

Take this road if you are heading west.....be careful driving but it's worth the effort.......beautiful scenery and when you turn that last corner and you see Tory Island in the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Tom F
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Letterkenny, Ireland
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Letterkenny, Ireland
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60 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Take this road if you are heading west.....be careful driving but it's worth the effort.......beautiful scenery and when you turn that last corner and you see Tory Island in the distance you know you're nearly in Falcarragh

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 20 March 2017

If you feel energetic this is one mountain that the whole family can attempt to climb. Even if you don't make it to the top, the views along the way are fabulous.

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Thank Cathy R
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

It was a Beautiful Sunday Morning on the 12th Of February 2017,with not a cloud in the Sky.We had looked at Muckish Mountain which was just across from Our Home on many occasions,but this day we decided to do something we had considered before. This was the day we were going to climb Muckish Mountain. We set off that morning,with... More 

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Lisburn, United Kingdom
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158 reviews
51 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

Muckish is visible over a wide area, and is instantly recognisable from its shape. There is a tarmac track which goes all the way to the (disused) quarry at its base. For climbers, there are two alternative routes to the top. Access is not obvious from maps, and certainly not from satnav. If you are planning to go, I recommend... More 

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1 Thank Keneff
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2017

I have always looked upon Muckish as just another mountain, as it was a common view from my gran's farm and one I have seen growing up. But now we have actually gone there it is spectacular, even just the sight of it covered in snow is one to melt your heart.

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Thank Dee1660
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Reviewed 5 August 2016

We have always seen this mountain as a backdrop to our travels in Donegal and eventually took the opportunity to climb it one clear April day. It took a couple of hours but the view was fantastic at the top.

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Bangor, United Kingdom
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25 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 17 June 2016

It was not a very good day weather wise - but we still climbed up to see the views, which all looked the same so we were a bit disappointed. Anyhow you never know till you try.

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Letterkenny, Donegal, Ireland
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185 reviews
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Reviewed 13 May 2016

My Wife and two dogs came up by the old miners path and it was hard work in some parts. The views from the top were well worth the climb. There are some tricky bits and the ground can be dangerous in places. I wouldn't like to do it in fog or heavy rain. Once on top of the mountain... More 

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kildare
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56 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 24 March 2016

We traveled with the sole purpose of climbing Muckish. The morning was foggy but we convinced ourselves it would lift. It didn't. We reached the summit but could see no scenery on the way up. We could not see the cross it was that bad. We got lost on the way and had to get Mountain Rescue. All ended well... More 

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Ardee, Ireland
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66 reviews
28 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 22 March 2016 via mobile

As a child/teenager I went to Falcarragh gealteacht. Muckish was my landmark. If the mountain top was visible in the morning it would be a good day. It was lovely to revisit it The area is as beautiful as ever and the beach is fantastic.

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