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Maybe I shouldn't say don't miss as it was nice having an almost solo drive except for the sheep... read more

Reviewed November 4, 2018
Terri S
Cool Spot

This is a really cool area, went early in the morning and met no body along the way. Some class... read more

Reviewed July 28, 2018
Limerick, Ireland
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Reviewed November 4, 2018

Maybe I shouldn't say don't miss as it was nice having an almost solo drive except for the sheep. Misty clouds on the tops as we drove around the horseshoe. One of our favorite drives on the three week trip.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed July 28, 2018

This is a really cool area, went early in the morning and met no body along the way. Some class views and nothing around only sheep. Beautiful views of Benbulben on the way in too. Get some class pictures here.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank PKLimerick
Reviewed July 14, 2018 via mobile

Took the side jaunt off the beaten path, got out of car listened to sheep and silence, amazing scenery...

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Shmeggles
Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

We drove the horseshoe and got out at the old mill to do the small walk. The area is absolutely stunning. The day we went was grey and cloudy but that seemed to add to the dramatic site. There seems to be walks in the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank CoolInterestingName
Reviewed June 18, 2018

We were lucky enough to have had our bikes with us and while it was a toughish ascent up to the loop, boy were we delighted that we stuck with it. i am amazed that we had not heard of this loop before as we...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Michael075
Reviewed June 12, 2018

Some of the most striking scenery I encountered during a 10 day trip to Ireland, and we had it practically to ourselves the entire time. It is also very close to Mullaghmore Head, so you could do those drives back to back.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank gw2588
Reviewed April 19, 2018

Two options either or both well doing ,its a nice 10km loop along quiet roads with spectacular mountain views if walking or driving take a detour by way of the Benwisken Trail.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank R G
Reviewed April 11, 2018

I have travelled all over Ireland in the past 40 years and was shocked to see that I had missed the Gleniff Horseshoe drive until now. I would recommend you include it on you travels in Ireland. The valley opens up as you drive along...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed December 2, 2017 via mobile

One misty day in November, my friend and I drove the Gleniff Horseshoe and absolutely loved it. There was no traffic which helped us enjoy this narrow road scenic delight. The backdrop is breathtaking and the strong wind that day added to the enchanted feeling...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank innerfairy
Reviewed September 29, 2017

North of Sligo, this is a six-mile loop of single lane road that’s located in the center of a mountain range. Absolutely incredible scenery; not to be missed. It takes about an hour, and there are plenty of places to pull off and take photos....More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Tammy W
March 28, 2018|
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Response from innerfairy | Reviewed this property |
Hi Tammy, We only drove the loop - and although there were tiny pull offs, I would not have left the car because it did feel like private property. There is something to be said about leaving this land as unspoiled as... More