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Hornhead Loop

Hornhead Loop Scenic Drive, Dunfanaghy, Ireland
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Bike ride round the Horn.

I have been up here 4 times. Always ride my bike up for a good work out. Need to be prepared for... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
mcqeng
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Belfast, United Kingdom
Stunning!

This is a must-see! Beautiful and striking views of Sheepshaven Bay and the Dunfanaghy cliffs... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
AliFromBedford
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Bedford, Massachusetts
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  • Average1%
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“narrow road” (21 reviews)
“stunning views” (13 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Hornhead Loop Scenic Drive, Dunfanaghy, Ireland
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"narrow road"
in 21 reviews
"stunning views"
in 13 reviews
"beautiful drive"
in 5 reviews
"sunny day"
in 5 reviews
"the cliff"
in 7 reviews
"scary drive"
in 4 reviews
"out of this world"
in 4 reviews
"passing places"
in 4 reviews
"single track"
in 4 reviews
"short drive"
in 3 reviews
"opposite direction"
in 3 reviews
"afraid of heights"
in 3 reviews
"tory island"
in 5 reviews
"wild atlantic way"
in 8 reviews
"worth the effort"
in 2 reviews
"sheephaven bay"
in 6 reviews
"traffic coming"
in 2 reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I have been up here 4 times. Always ride my bike up for a good work out. Need to be prepared for bad weather as this place is exposed. Well worth the effort.

Thank mcqeng
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is a must-see! Beautiful and striking views of Sheepshaven Bay and the Dunfanaghy cliffs. Gorgeous views on all sides.

Thank AliFromBedford
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A short drive from the town of Dunfanaghy the views are absolutely stunning a must for your bucket list

Thank Alister R
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A must do when you visit Dunfanaghy - the views are incredible. Great for really memorable photographs.

Thank Helen N
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A friend from Donegal advised me to do this drive - although as she pointed out to me it isn't for the fainthearted. She was right...but what a view from the top. Looking out onto Torey Island - the road up is very narrow with...More

3  Thank kingdomDublin
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely worth the drive up and the short walk to the top! Amazing views of the Wild Atlantic Way, scenery is just outstanding.

Thank Cmallon1990
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Reviewed June 30, 2018 via mobile

Well worth the drive / cycle / hike up to see the stunning views. Very difficult cycle, lovely place for family to visit.

1  Thank RoryMcHugh
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Reviewed June 30, 2018 via mobile

Well worth the 15 minute drive. Vistas from several spots. Truly awe inspiring. We had perfect weather so may be biased

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Reviewed June 21, 2018 via mobile

This is such a beautiful part of Donegal! You don’t want to miss this drive. The view back over Dunfanaghy will change your life.

1  Thank holmes3strandcord
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Reviewed June 4, 2018 via mobile

Stunning views - the only "slight"dissapointment was that there was a lot of mist which, in one sense added to the beauty. The sense of quiet & peace was wonderful. A lovely place to visit.

1  Thank congill
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AlanMerrins
May 29, 2018|
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Response from Maria M | Reviewed this property |
Hi I would walk the Horn Head loop. You can park at the bottom and walk the road up. It is a narrow road and cars will be driving up too. It is quite steep but worth it for the view. It would maybe take a couple of hours... More
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AlanMerrins
April 10, 2018|
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Response from DLP555 | Reviewed this property |
Walking the whole of the peninsula would take a long time. Probably better to drive it and park to take in the awesome views. Or, better still, ask a local. Sorry I can’t be of more help but do enjoy the scenery!
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marcusjj
August 23, 2017|
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Response from trev977 | Reviewed this property |
No but it is up hill and roughish terrain. Well worth it for the view.
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