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been to this location on two occasions, one last summer in full sun, beautiful and peaceful. One... read more

Reviewed April 7, 2019
Ken D
Highly Recommend

You have to be pretty determined to get to Port. The road out from Glencolumbcille is long and... read more

Reviewed April 3, 2019
Meredith O
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Reviewed May 20, 2019

This is a long drive down mainly single track roads, and when you get there it is in a stunning position, with access to beautiful coastal path, but abandoned village not accessible. Easy to get lost trying tor again road on return

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed May 9, 2019

If you enjoy driving then I'd recommend the trip out to Port. With hairpin bends and sheep running along the road it really can be a challenging drive, but the scenery is really quite pretty. The reason I didn't rate it any higher is that...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed April 7, 2019

been to this location on two occasions, one last summer in full sun, beautiful and peaceful. One last month, wild and wind but still beautiful. Will revisit

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed April 3, 2019

You have to be pretty determined to get to Port. The road out from Glencolumbcille is long and winding - and narrow. There are no facilities (other than boat ramp) at this location. It's a rough and rugged landscape, yet incredibly beautiful. There are building...More

Date of experience: March 2019
2  Thank Meredith O
Reviewed January 19, 2019 via mobile

Photos cannot do this any justice what so ever!!The ruins were so unreal. They are on a hillside you need to hike a bit to get inside them. The road there is very tiny and you feel like you are in the middle of absolutely...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 3, 2019 via mobile

We were lucky enough to visit the deserted village of port on a lovely sunny day. It can be quite a challenging drive to get there as the road is so narrow and you have to keep pulling in when you meet another vehicle, plus...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank Crazycatlady84
Reviewed November 2, 2018

If the only reason you're going to Port is to see the deserted village, then you might be disappointed. Sure it's cool, but the real star of the show is the surrounding hills, foot paths, and stunning seascapes. Don't let the few naysayers fool you...More

Date of experience: June 2018
3  Thank Linerguy
Reviewed September 11, 2018

I have been rejected by TripAdvisor for putting such sites as Trajan's Column in Rome, yet these two houses with only stone walls remaining makes it on TA? There's no phone, or website for "Port" because there is nothing here! OK, if you like riding...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank Steveage
Reviewed June 7, 2018

We were recommended to go and See Port (An Port) and the abandoned village. It is not easy to find the correct single track road leading to Port. You quickly begin to feel you are venturing into the real wilds of Donegal and that the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank colinf296
Reviewed May 23, 2018

I am from Ardara and this was the first time i visited Port - It is a remote and beautiful place which is quite a bit off the beaten track but well worth the effort. The weather was fantastic when we went there and there...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Rockwell Kent spent the summer of 1926 in a rundown isolated cottage in the Port region that he rented from Dan and Rose Ward, there he painted a number of paintings including one of his rumoured love Annie Mcginley. A... More
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