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“Just a road in between 2 Mountains”
Review of Barnesmore Gap

Barnesmore Gap
Ranked #10 of 31 things to do in Donegal Town
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Owner description: The road northwards from Donegal Town through Barnesmore Gap in the Bluestack mountains is one of the great scenic routes in Ireland. Bearnas Mor, the "Big Gap" was created by a glacier, which carved a wide, deep valley in the mountain range. This highway has always been of strategic importance as a geographic link between the north and south of the county.
Reviewed May 4, 2014

Just a road in between 2 Mountains, nothing special to look at, unless you like goarse covered hills, and dont forget if you are stopping, take your umbrella, as for some reason, it always rains in the Gap, even if its sunny the other side, you will get rain in the Gap :)

1  Thank Dale-Joseph
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Reviewed November 2, 2013

This part of Ireland is so starkly beautiful - it is absolutely amazing, we drove through it on a wild wet day and also on a dry bright day - both times the stark beauty stood out - a must see

Thank Pamelab1048
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Reviewed July 10, 2013

On a good day, this is a majestic place to pass through and especially to cycle. Very interesting to stop at the picnic area and read the experiences of a fellow traveler from a distant past. This is a constant slow gradient to climb, especially from Donegal to Ballybofey but every ascent there is always a brilliant descent!

Thank Sean M
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Reviewed July 5, 2013

Lovely scenery here, Well worth going outside the town a wee bit to see. (on the road to Letterkenny)

Thank KG00005
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Reviewed June 13, 2013

Barnesmore Gap is well worth a visit, it is peaceful and a beautiful place. Stop off at Biddy's on your way for refreshments.

2  Thank Shep88
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