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Roof of donegal

Fabulous views from top not too strenuous but not suitable for children. The scree is a bit... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
hpnutt
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Downings, Ireland
via mobile
Nice view

Visited in October so the weather was not the best. Drove to the mountain and looked at the base... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
dublin2002
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Dublin, Ireland
via mobile
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“car park” (19 reviews)
“great climb” (6 reviews)
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Dunlewy, Letterkenny, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous views from top not too strenuous but not suitable for children. The scree is a bit difficult especially on the way down. Keep a look out for weather coming in and wind strength as the top isn't the place to bee when windy. Love...More

Thank hpnutt
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited in October so the weather was not the best. Drove to the mountain and looked at the base. The top was clouded so couldn’t see much! But there is a nice view from the base of a local lake.

Thank dublin2002
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Much of the area surrounding Mount regal includes impressive natural structure. Once or twice, one might erroneously wonder, "Oh is this or that Errigal?" until engaging the mother lode leaves no room for uncertainty. And that's another issue. It's so often capped in clouds of...More

Thank preglad
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Had checked TripAdvisor before going so was kind of prepared. People weren't exaggerating about the bog. I'd wellies on and the muck and bog came past my knees. The bog literally sucked you in. Got over to the stream and waded through that which was...More

Thank brenda c
Reviewed 17 October 2017

The walk/ climb was really fun, views from start to finish when climbing Mount Errigal are fantastic.. Unbelievable scenery. Definitely recommend this attraction.

Thank roisinmccull
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Mount Errigal in Donegal is the ideal mountain in shape, and towers over a very beautiful valley. A must see!

Thank ClausHebor
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

Amazing sight. Worth visiting. Wear suitable walking shoes and wrap up warm. The wind is fresh!! Make sure and take time to sit and enjoy the scenery - it truly is beautiful

Thank Suzy S
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

Went here today with the dog and had an amazing time. My first hike although a keen walker and not overly unfit. 1.5 hours up and 1 hour down. Slippy on the way down and fell a few times! NEED hiking boots, bottom really boggy...More

Thank Aisling M
Reviewed 21 September 2017

Drove from Letterkenny to Glenveagh National Park on a fine sunny morning. Mount Errigal looked spectacular.

Thank bredalooney
Reviewed 15 September 2017

I loved seeing Mount Errigal as I toured the region. I mean, it stands out quite a bit, right? Like a third cousin of Croagh Patrick. It's a mystical presence -- beautiful.

Thank NHjo
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Clare_Marie2013
13 July 2017|
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Response from Waterford-TRIP | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I'd agree with the above two answers. The boggy start and the loose scree and stones on the climb itself would probably make it impractical and possibly unsafe to bring a dog along unless it was well trained and used to... More
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rasmom
9 January 2017|
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Response from kevinhayden | Reviewed this property |
Therte's a number of variables to consider, the wind direction and strength, recent rain which can make the going heavy, if you've done mountain climbing like this before you'll find this easy enough but allow up to 5 hours... More
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Cassie M
24 May 2016|
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Response from MILLER1969 | Reviewed this property |
It's really boggy & mucky at the start so trainers wouldn't be the best idea.
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