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Glengesh Pass

Glengesh, Ardara, Ireland
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Beautiful, breath-taking valley in Ireland.

A site to see when sight-seeing!! Best, of course, when in bright sunshine. Easy assess. Nice... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Randy T
Pretty drive with spectacular views!

A nice drive that pays off with photo-worthy views and lots of sheep. Great in conjunction with a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Boudicca61
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Denver, United States
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  • Average4%
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Travellers talk about
“slieve league” (10 reviews)
“picnic area” (5 reviews)
“lovely view” (4 reviews)
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Glengesh, Ardara, Ireland
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"slieve league"
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"picnic area"
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"lovely view"
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"hairpin bends"
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"beautiful drive"
in 6 reviews
"folk village"
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"worth the effort"
in 3 reviews
"viewing point"
in 3 reviews
"main route"
in 2 reviews
"natural beauty"
in 2 reviews
"the small car park"
in 2 reviews
"coffee van"
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"weather conditions"
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"donegal area"
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"wild atlantic way"
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"beautiful scenery"
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"sunny day"
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Reviewed 6 days ago

A site to see when sight-seeing!! Best, of course, when in bright sunshine. Easy assess. Nice narrow, winding roads -- but watch out for sheep crossing (the proverbial "Irish Traffic Jam").

Thank Randy T
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A nice drive that pays off with photo-worthy views and lots of sheep. Great in conjunction with a trip to Slieve League. The golden fields were a surprise, given expectations of seeing nothing but velvety green in Ireland.

1  Thank Boudicca61
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

a great way to cross the mountains between Sleave League and Derry, cute landscapes, the "problematic driving" maybe a bit over-emphasized in the reviews - we found it quite nice and safe.

Thank kmarko
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Reviewed 19 April 2018

We were out for a day sightseeing, travelling from Killybegs. We drove west through Carrick, then north towards Meenaneary, then north-east via the Glengesh Pass towards Ardara. Glengesh pass was remote, quiet and stunning. How beautiful this country is!

Thank AnnieMG
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Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

We drove to the waterfall and decided to take a left out of the car park rather than a right. The whole road less traveled thing. Well...that took us across Glengesh Pass which provided us with one of my favorite views of my weeklong trip....More

Thank Amy P
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

We took this road back to Belfast due to weather conditions,scenery very similar to the glencoe pass in Scotland,wild and dark not somewhere I,d like to break down.

Thank bigglesStrathaven
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Reviewed 19 February 2018

This is a very picturesque area of Donegal, and my rating is in reference to it's beauty alone, as I have to warn against going in bad weather. We very driving from Slieve League area through Glengesh Pass in February when the weather was more...More

4  Thank Donal D
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Reviewed 1 November 2017

If the earth's munificence is sometimes reflected in artistically inspired environs, much of the Glengesh Pass hints of a generally isolated cathedral aura. The variety contained within and peripherally is imposing; the road itself challenges us with invigorating variation; in its engagement, unforeseen stops for...More

Thank preglad
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Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Beautiful place to have a picnic. Fantastic scenery and photographic opportunities. Definitely a place not to miss when in this area.

1  Thank Bridgenetemple
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Reviewed 9 October 2017

On the way back from Glencolmcille to Donegal Town, we found it very worthwhile to take this scenic detour. Glengesh Pass is a dramatic view from a pull-out along the road, not necessarily something you would go to just for its own sake, but a...More

1  Thank TomChatt
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whalewatcher09
31 December 2017|
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Response from mcconnellboys | Reviewed this property |
And I didn't answer you about Glenveagh.... We stayed in Donegal two nights, then drove toward Glenveagh on our way to Lock Swilly. The weather was so bad that we couldn't go out on the coast to Malin Head or Fanad... More
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Brian1504
8 June 2017|
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Response from sweety1960 | Reviewed this property |
apologies for not replying to your question only saw message now. hope you enjoyed your trip
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jennie o
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Response from seamusmurphy | Reviewed this property |
Dear Traveller, it depends on which route you take. For example coming from Killybegs it can be done in say 20 minutes as it is all downhill but dangerous in wintertime because of snow and ice. If coming from Ardara I... More
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