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Muckish Mountain

Address: Derryveagh Mountains, Donegal Town, Ireland
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Type: Mountains, Nature & Parks
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58 reviews 58 reviews
20 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

This is a haven for walkers or climbers who seek peace and tranquillity. When you get to the top of this mountain you look around and see, Derryveagh, Creeslough, North Derry and Antrim and so many other places. So enjoy when you get there its a treat and experience.

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22 reviews 22 reviews
3 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

We climbed the Muckish in ok conditions. My youngest is 9 year's old and she was ok but only barely. I think any younger would struggle. We brought wet gear and needed it. You need boots and I'd recommend gaiters and walking sticks. Water and a picnic is good - you will need it but there aren't many places to... More 

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Donegal Town, Ireland
13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

This is a tough climb especially after climbing the sides of Errigal. Brilliant views from the top. On a good day one can see forever. Again after a tough ascent there is a mighty descent from there into Falcarragh.

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Letterkenny, Ireland
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245 attraction reviews
589 helpful votes 589 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2013

We were heading for Falcarragh and decided to take a detour over Muckish Gap, and we were delighted we did. We wanted to see the "Bridge of Sorrows", which is on the gap, as I'd seen a story on the tv about it. It was at this bridge that loved ones separated in pursuit of some hope of an existence... More 

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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

most visitors climb nearby mount errigal but this is a challenging climb with spectacular scenery on a fine day. Would be suitable for young teenagers but younger children than that would not be recommended. It can be quite breezy at the top so dress accordingly.

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Buncrana, Ireland
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88 reviews 88 reviews
42 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2012

I climbed this mountain a year or two ago, via the quarry side. Tough climb, but wonderful views from the top! Would be very weather dependent. Assume it'd be very dangerous in misty weather!

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