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Mount Errigal

Dunlewy, Letterkenny, Ireland
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Ranked #3 of 12 Attractions in Letterkenny
Type: Hiking Trails, Mountains
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English first
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

We called on the off chance of finding a room for two nights that would accommodate a person with a wheel chair. A room was provided which was spacious and comfortable. The food was tasty and well cooked. Access around the hotel was excellent for the chair.

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Issoire, France
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18 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

Beautiful mountain in the middle of nice valleys and lakes. It's worth doing it, even if the first part in the fields is wet ! Careful the wind approaching the summit, the saddles are very narrow,it might be dangerous, you never know where does come from the wind. It's better to have good shoes and hill-wlaking pools to climb it... More

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County Donegal, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Wide variety of bar food, burgers, steak, chicken and the prices are reasonable. The bar service was a bit slow but they seem to have a number of tasks as well as the bar. The staff were friendly. The 'country' music wasn't really to our taste but then again, it didn't take from the good food.

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Western Ireland, Ireland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Mount Errigal sits in the middle of Gaeltacht Donegal. It is breath taking in all seasons and when you climb it on a good day, the views are just magical.

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Southern England
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28 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Very boggy at the lower stages so be prepared and would recommend walking sticks as much for coming down as going up. We weren't quick and it took us 1hr 20mins up and 1 he 10 down. Well worth it but please do wear walking boots as almost all were in trainers and one girl came down are foot!!!!! Seems... More

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Limoges, France
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21 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

We didn't have the time to climb, but even at its feet it was beautiful. But the real discovery was the old Dunlewey Church, ruins between two lakes, in the middle of nowhere, a huge souvenir for all of us!

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Mombasa, Kenya
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

Mount Errigal is a beautiful mountain, and it is a must do climb. The one thing I would say is be prepared to get wet. It rained a couple of times while we were climbing. At the start we waited in the car for a heavy rain storm to pass. Eventually we started climbing, it is a challenge - But... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

You cannot fail to be impressed by Mt. Errigal it towers over the scenery around, the whole landscape is very dramatic. Bring a camera you won't be disappointed.

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Dollingstown
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

Just passing and called in for a drink and to have a look at a possible location for a weekend break. Staff very friendly and asnwered all queries willingly, even allowed us a sneak peek at the accommodation so we could see what was on offer! Location good - very central to Letterkenny and not too far from the lovely... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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15 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

In retrospect, most of my destinations in Ireland are not "reviewable;" they are experiential. Errigal is a mountain - in and around the lough, it comes out of the sky and it stands there. Big, large, rocky thing. That being said, it is a the soul of County Donegal. Resolute against the roiling skies lighting Gweedore, its face is infinitely... More

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