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Gleniff Horseshoe

Ballintrillick, Ballintrillick, Ireland
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Worth it!

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

Reviewed 1 week ago
Meghan H
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Spectacular scenic area

We drove the horseshoe and got out at the old mill to do the small walk. The area is absolutely... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
CoolInterestingName
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“old mill” (4 reviews)
“the loop” (3 reviews)
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Ballintrillick, Ballintrillick, Ireland
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"narrow road"
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"views are spectacular"
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"rainy day"
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"glencar waterfall"
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"magic hill"
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"route"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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

Thank Meghan H
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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

Thank CoolInterestingName
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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

Thank Michael075
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Reviewed 12 June 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.

Thank gw2588
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Reviewed 19 April 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.

Thank R G
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Reviewed 11 April 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

Thank John B
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Reviewed 2 December 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

Thank innerfairy
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Reviewed 29 September 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

Thank Linerguy
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Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

Off the beaten track but wow. The views around the horseshoe were just stunning! The mountains and the waterfalls. And we found the magic bit of the road where when you take the handbrake off you go up the hill. So weird!!

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Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

stunning spot time forgot follow the signs closely as there are only 2. The weather changed fast and we had rain and mist come down on us quickly and it is a small road to drive on

Thank Trish A
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Tammy W
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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
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