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Land owner has many warning signs posted and un-welcome notices to deter the average visitor. It's... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
Ciaran D
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Ireland
Not as accessible as you may think !

This iconic landmark is almost in-accessible as it gets, the land-owner is not amenable to... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
Ciaran D
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3 Oct 2018
“Don't go”
3 Oct 2018
“Not as accessible as you may think !”
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| Fanad Peninsula, Stooey, Ireland
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 13 June 2017

This beautiful arch is well worth the climb down from the car park for. On the way down you will see down Lough Swilly and over to Innishowen. The Arch itself is wonderful on a good day but more majestic on a stormy day as...More

4  Thank seamusmurphy
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Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

Really very disappointed after driving nearly 5 hours to photograph the arch, stay out, private property, and trespassers will be prosecuted signage at the entry point and a bull in the field did help my decision not to enter. A particular famous monument with no...More

9  Thank Annette K
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

Land owner has many warning signs posted and un-welcome notices to deter the average visitor. It's almost inaccessible unless you can climb 5 bar gates and a dead end narrow road and traverse rough ground and trek to probably the best viewing point of this...More

Thank Ciaran D
Reviewed 3 October 2018

This iconic landmark is almost in-accessible as it gets, the land-owner is not amenable to visitors/trespassers on his land in order to reach the optimum viewing point and makes this very clear at the tiny dead end road gate to his land . ( sadly...More

Thank Ciaran D
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Right of way to the foreshore containing this Sea Arch is currently denied, in my view, illegally. From Portsalon, brown signs inform the passerby that the arch is near. Deciding to avail of this lucky chance (I have seen many spectacular photos of this formation),...More

5  Thank mojonaut
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

Really very disappointed after driving nearly 5 hours to photograph the arch, stay out, private property, and trespassers will be prosecuted signage at the entry point and a bull in the field did help my decision not to enter. A particular famous monument with no...More

9  Thank Annette K
Reviewed 28 May 2018

Went out to find it and there was only one road sign pointing back along the road we came along. So back we went but there were no other signs to indicate where it is. More research is required to assist in finding it.

Thank Pat_Floyd_9
Reviewed 3 May 2018

We went to see this today. GPS could not find it. Looked it up on Google Maps then put coordinates into Google Maps. Got to where we were close to it, but could not see any signs after leaving main road. We thought maybe we...More

5  Thank QGJohn
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Hard to find without local help but well worth a look to photograph, we approached from the beach though I believe one landowner has blocked access from the road so I'd advise to get a local to give you directions, if this was in Cornwall...More

1  Thank Skel2014
Reviewed 13 June 2017

This beautiful arch is well worth the climb down from the car park for. On the way down you will see down Lough Swilly and over to Innishowen. The Arch itself is wonderful on a good day but more majestic on a stormy day as...More

4  Thank seamusmurphy
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

At first, we did not find the sea arch. Tripadvisor is having troubles to show the correct location. Signs just stopped for no reason. On the way from Doagheg to Fanad lighthouse, after turning right at a T-crossing with an official sign, look for a...More

1  Thank siejoepuntnl
Reviewed 5 May 2017

This is stunning landscape however the map location on trip advisor is not correct, the proper location of the arch is at the north in Fanad county. And once you get to the general area, you need to walk through a farm and over some...More

3  Thank jamiemaze
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