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St. John's Point

Dunkineely, Ireland
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Road trip!

We took the road down to the lighthouse while touring in the area, and were glad that we did. It... read more

Reviewed 7 April 2017
DavidC856
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Stirling, United Kingdom
Nice drive

Quiet spot with a scienic drive with the sea on both sides of it to a nice small beach. Nice visit... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2016
Pausanias67
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6 Apr 2017
“Road trip!”
10 Jul 2016
“beach and food”
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Dunkineely, Ireland
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Reviewed 7 April 2017

We took the road down to the lighthouse while touring in the area, and were glad that we did. It is such a beautiful place to visit - with the "derelict" lighthouse at the end of a long long road, and not many passing places....More

Thank DavidC856
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Quiet spot with a scienic drive with the sea on both sides of it to a nice small beach. Nice visit if your in the area in a rural setting. There is a lighthouse at the end of the road but there was signs up...More

Thank Pausanias67
Reviewed 21 August 2016

You can drive up to the lighthouse but the road is very narrow and hard to turn on. We did not get up close to the lighthouse.

1  Thank Tigheone
Reviewed 11 July 2016

lovely beach and lovely food at castlemurray house hotel and restaurant. Pity I cant predict the weather!!!

1  Thank dublinfoodie22
Reviewed 27 June 2016

The longest Peninsula in Ireland? Single track road - rutted in places - and NO passing places along the final mile - and only spaces for four cars in the small car park at the light-house end! Be prepared to reverse back and park "off-road"...More

1  Thank Robert W
Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

Very quite and romanic place tucked away over looking the bay. Mountain ranges and farm anamals cows sheep and birds.

Thank Peter H
Reviewed 15 October 2015 via mobile

I spent some time in St. John's Point in Donegal Ireland and cannot believe the peace and beauty that is found on that small peninsula. Everything is in harmony; the rolling hills, the sheep, the homes, the wind blown trees and the sea. This was...More

2  Thank vivianam274
Reviewed 20 August 2015

Not the best scenic drive. Only a lighthouse at end of a very rutted road. No access to lighthouse. Do not leave road as the area is a peat bog.

2  Thank richard s
Reviewed 12 August 2015

A narrow, winding road past a beach and through pastures ends with the lighthouse. The journey was much better than the lighthouse for us. We asked locals about driving over the pasture road and were told it was okay, "just don't let the alligators bite...More

1  Thank JackiDD
Reviewed 3 August 2015

Well worth the spin out for the panoramic views of Donegal bay. On a clear day the coastline of counties Mayo, Sligo, Leitrim and Donegal can be enjoyed from the one spot. There is also a gem of a small beach for anyone interested in...More

1  Thank niallgilmartin
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