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Glengesh Pass

Glengesh, Ardara, Ireland
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My oh my, the views!

The roads are tiny in places but I wouldn't let that put you off experiencing these breathtaking... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Ellie M
via mobile
Well worth seeing

This is a lovely view and definitely worth seeing when you are in donegal, preferably on a clear... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Ailish M
Ballybofey, Ireland
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Glengesh, Ardara, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The roads are tiny in places but I wouldn't let that put you off experiencing these breathtaking views. Fill the tank up and drive! Beautiful.

Thank Ellie M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is a lovely view and definitely worth seeing when you are in donegal, preferably on a clear day.

Thank Ailish M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Travelled through the pass on a beautiful day and the scenery was amazing. Definitely worth the effort to see and you can have a coffee and popcorn at the view point....strange combination I know.

Thank Ita M
Reviewed 1 week ago

A scenic drive that is easy for even the faint of heart. The odd hair pin, but no dizzying heights. Be sure to pack a picnic to have at the top, looking back over the pass and have a coffee at the Pirates of the...More

Thank riana_enroute
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want to see rural Ireland in its most natural and beautiful state, do not miss this drive. It was 100% worth it - and don't let weather guide you. We had rain, fog, and bright sunlight all within the course of our drive.

Thank Greg S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice clean picnic area with a good few parking spaces,I reccommend visiting early morning but there might be some fog.

Thank Nicole B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Spectacular views but not enough places to stop Good road A highlight of our week in the West Donegal area

Thank S M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This road is spectacular. Wherever you look, the views are gorgeous. Remember to stop at the lookout about halfway between Crove and Ardara. The valley below is unforgettable.

Thank DerAlteBach
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Saw Glengesh Pass when visited Ardara. It was raining and foggy but visibility was just enough to appreciate the view from the top. It is more of a brief stop at the top for pictures but definitely worth seeing if you are in the area.

Thank rottentalkie
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

This is just one of the many "not to be missed" experiences of Donegal. It's best visited by bicycle approaching from the Ardara side. The climb may be a bit steep especially at the hairpins towards the end but your efforts will be rewarded by...More

Thank Tommy-Lamb1954
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8 June 2017|
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Response from sweety1960 | Reviewed this property |
apologies for not replying to your question only saw message now. hope you enjoyed your trip
jennie o
29 May 2017|
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Response from seamusmurphy | Reviewed this property |
Dear Traveller, it depends on which route you take. For example coming from Killybegs it can be done in say 20 minutes as it is all downhill but dangerous in wintertime because of snow and ice. If coming from Ardara I... More