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Top of the World

This is well worth doing and I am not a hill climber and was able to do it in an hour. It is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sarah C
Brilliant climb - including for kids - with absolutely stunning views

A steep uphill climb but worth every effort, the views are glorious. Best to follow the advice... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
richardwhat
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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“car park” (20 reviews)
“great climb” (6 reviews)
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Dunlewy, Letterkenny, Ireland
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"car park"
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"great climb"
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"loose stones"
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"hiking boots"
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"easy climb"
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"seven sisters"
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"proper footwear"
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"spare change of clothes"
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"hill walkers"
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"sunny morning"
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"worth the climb"
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"running shoes"
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"poisoned glen"
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"stunning views"
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"challenging hike"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is well worth doing and I am not a hill climber and was able to do it in an hour. It is magnificent I wore trainers boots would be best the view is fantastic...

Thank Sarah C
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A steep uphill climb but worth every effort, the views are glorious. Best to follow the advice only to set out if you can see the top though as it would be easy to lose the path in mist/cloud.

Thank richardwhat
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Reviewed 14 March 2018

A good place to visit in Letterkenny. Went there with my sisters last year and we have a lot of fun. Is a good hike.

Thank xiaoluojiejie
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

If you want lush, green and wild then this is the place for you. Make sure you pack some boots and a change of socks for the initial climb which can get very wet - in some places you might lose a boot if you're...More

1  Thank Luke L
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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

You havn't experienced the beauty of the donegal landscape till you've viewed it from the summit of Mount Errigal, make sure you wear good climbing footwear as the loose stones can be a bit slippy on the way down. Bring water as it's important to...More

1  Thank Paddy M
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Reviewed 22 February 2018

As others have said the boggy lower level of the climb is probably the trickiest. Slippy and difficult to find a clear path to the rocky part of the mountain. Good walking boots a must. Views even from the lower levels are magnificent,this is a...More

1  Thank evanderhorrified
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Reviewed 18 February 2018

Errigal is a stunning peak within an impressive landscape of mountains and lakes. The view of the mountain is best approaching it from the west on the N56, as well as the R251 where there is a carpark to the south-east. The peak very often...More

1  Thank Donal D
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Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Fabulous views from top not too strenuous but not suitable for children. The scree is a bit difficult especially on the way down. Keep a look out for weather coming in and wind strength as the top isn't the place to bee when windy. Love...More

Thank hpnutt
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Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

Visited in October so the weather was not the best. Drove to the mountain and looked at the base. The top was clouded so couldn’t see much! But there is a nice view from the base of a local lake.

1  Thank dublin2002
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Reviewed 30 October 2017

Much of the area surrounding Mount regal includes impressive natural structure. Once or twice, one might erroneously wonder, "Oh is this or that Errigal?" until engaging the mother lode leaves no room for uncertainty. And that's another issue. It's so often capped in clouds of...More

Thank preglad
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Justyna S
16 February 2018|
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Response from ClausHebor | Reviewed this property |
Well, it´s a 4 hour drive (370km) across Ireland in a very remote part of Ireland and with very limited public transport, so I wouldn´t recommend to go there by hitchhiking or public transport. You´l need a car.
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Clare_Marie2013
13 July 2017|
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Response from Waterford-TRIP | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I'd agree with the above two answers. The boggy start and the loose scree and stones on the climb itself would probably make it impractical and possibly unsafe to bring a dog along unless it was well trained and used to... More
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rasmom
9 January 2017|
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Response from kevinhayden | Reviewed this property |
Therte's a number of variables to consider, the wind direction and strength, recent rain which can make the going heavy, if you've done mountain climbing like this before you'll find this easy enough but allow up to 5 hours... More
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