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Amazing.... Beautiful..... Awesome. We loved or stop here. Well worth the time. Just be careful... read more

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Typical of evocative Donegal's pristine delights, The Poison Glen mocks an erroneous translation of its name

Day drive tours spent seeking wonders such as the The Poison Glen, Mount Errigal's imposing... read more

Reviewed 2 November 2017
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing.... Beautiful..... Awesome. We loved or stop here. Well worth the time. Just be careful with the parking a very busy spot

Thank Ryanlingus
Reviewed 2 November 2017

Day drive tours spent seeking wonders such as the The Poison Glen, Mount Errigal's imposing dominance and Gleanveagh National Park's varied charms speak both to Donegal's natural aura while generating uplifting spirituality. It's little wonder that the Irish character is rooted most formidably in a...More

2  Thank preglad
Reviewed 2 October 2017

A beautiful, scenic glen, well worth visiting for the peace, quiet and tranquility of the glen and its surroundings

Thank shelaghknight
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

Really nice place to visit and the view of the mountain was gorgeous. I would recommend people to go over there and visit the place

Thank bnmohun
Reviewed 15 September 2017

Great day out in the area and spectacular view from up on the road winding around Mt. Errigal. Have to just stand and take in the views quietly because it's sooo pretty...plus with the rolling down hill had to just roll down a bit with...More

1  Thank Joherty217
Reviewed 30 August 2017

We stayed in a Hostel nearby and went on a hike around the lake in the morning. It was one of the most beautiful and peaceful hikes I have ever been on. If you are in the area, this is definitely a must-see!

Thank MilenaRdk
Reviewed 10 August 2017

The glen is worth a visit at anytime of year. Take the dirt track to the left after the ruined church and off you go. It can be wet at most times of year, but keep left and you'll find the dryer ground. The mountains...More

Thank Gerry M
Reviewed 23 July 2017

If you have a little time, the Poison Glen is well worth seeking out. Lucky for us, one of the rangers at Glenveagh NP provided excellent road directions - as we would never have found if we had relied on the road signs. There is...More

2  Thank JElliot32
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

This was a nice little stop if you were on that road anyway but not worth traveling to in my opinion. Picturesque old church with lake in the background is about it if you are just stopping and not hiking. My mum really liked it.

1  Thank Ellie M
Reviewed 19 July 2017

have yourself a hike into or up the Poisoned Glen here in Dunlewey in Donegal, watch out for som Eagles soaring about and the Deer are never far away either #walkingdonegal

1  Thank seamusdoohan
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Response from DonegalArt | Reviewed this property |
None whatsoever, enjoy your stay
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Response from esther u | Reviewed this property |
Yes I would think it best to have your own transport there is a large area to cover , maybe a hired car for a few days . There might be coach tours in the area but I didn't see any public transport . You could contact the... More