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Address: Dunree, Buncrana, Ireland
Phone Number: 353-77-20020
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Beautiful Beach

This beach is a quiet beach 6 miles from Buncrana and just below Fort Dunree on the hill above. This is an under-rated beach,but also very popular amongst locals and Derry people... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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Derby, United Kingdom
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Derby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

This beach is a quiet beach 6 miles from Buncrana and just below Fort Dunree on the hill above. This is an under-rated beach,but also very popular amongst locals and Derry people. Worth a visit, you'll be pleasantly surprised.

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Wicklow, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

There are so many of these beautifully quiet and deserted beaches dotted along the bays and inlets of Donegal that it's like reviewing all of nature. Some of them are not even accessible but can be viewed like this one from the top of a heather-covered cliff. Magherawarden at Portsalon on the other side of Lough Swilly is even bigger,... More 

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Fermanagh, N. Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

If you have any interest in military architecture, ancient or early 20th century then this is the place to go. Nice old style fort and more modern gun emplacements, in a wild and rugged location with beautiful sea views to boot. A must see!

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We were amazed at the sheer size of the Fort, which is quite deceiving as you approach it. What a beautiful spot the fort is in – the scenery is absolutely breath-taking. Even if you’re not particularly interested in history (whether that be military or otherwise) this place is definitely worth a visit. You take the tour of the small... More 

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Killyleagh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

liked the laid back atmosphere and it was reasonably organised and has a well documented history sensibly set out . Some of the exhibits could do with more preservation but apart from that it was a really authentic experience . Would highly recommend a visit to anyone but especially those with military or navy links

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County Mayo, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Wow, you have to visit here for the views! Breathtaking, where else in the world would you see such spectacular scenery.

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Banbridge, Co Down
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2013

We have just returned from a trip to Inishowen and visited Fort Dunree on a beautiful sunny day in June. My advice would be to give the museum a miss because there really is very little to see of any interest and at 6 euros entrance fee I feel its a waste of money. I've been to better museums which... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2013

I went here with someone who is very interested in History etc. I wouldn't be that interested in history but I absolutely enjoyed our visit to Fort Dunree, the walks and the scenery was stunning!

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Portlaoise, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2013

Dunree Bay is a place to see with Dunree Museum nearby and ruins of an old fort you may find an explosive on the way...only joking but there was one found in the past. A must see place

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Berkshire, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2012

The views from, and walks around, Fort Dunree in Inishowen are spectacular. It's worth stopping off here if you are driving the magnificent Inishowen 100 route around the peninsula.

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