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Glenshane Pass

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Sperrin Mountains, Derry, Northern Ireland
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One of several very worthwhile drives in Northern Ireland

No need to add any more photos - they say it all. I could add that there is now a very good... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Russell H
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Best part of the journey from Belfast to Londonderry

The journey up from Belfast can be flat and pretty ordinary, except for the Glenshane Pass which... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2017
John A
Belfast, United Kingdom
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Sperrin Mountains, Derry, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday

No need to add any more photos - they say it all. I could add that there is now a very good recently totally refurbished restaurant/pub on the north side of the road - The Ponderosa - and it's officially, at 946ft above sea level,...More

Thank Russell H
Reviewed 7 May 2017

The journey up from Belfast can be flat and pretty ordinary, except for the Glenshane Pass which takes you up over a mountain in the Sperrin range from Maghera and down into Dungiven. The road nowadays is a good wide modern highway, though not always....More

Thank John A
Reviewed 17 August 2016

Fantastic scenery on this well maintained stretch of road. Have been here on many occasions in all types of weather, and always the scenery is awesome!

Thank Rosemary L
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

Glenshane pass is a road over a mountain and I have to admit I love driving glenshane pass because the views you get are outstanding so so beautiful

Thank Patrick M
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Love this view every time I go home. Great vistas going from Derry right over to Tyrone on one side and Antrim on the other.

Thank Veritas_Rectus
Reviewed 14 March 2016 via mobile

This pass that goes from Magherafelt to Londonderry/Derry is magnificent and it has good country sights to look at. It's a long pass but is worth the drive in. Fantastic

Thank richardsU8611AY
Reviewed 27 December 2015 via mobile

Ireland has a number of roads through spectacular scenery. In any other country this road would be a motorway given that it links the two largest cities in Northern Ireland. It can get very busy so the best time to enjoy is outside the rush...More

1  Thank timeagain
Reviewed 9 June 2015 via mobile

I have stayed with friends who live close to this pass. The pass is very beautiful scenery which I like. It is long but it is a very beautiful scenery.

3  Thank richardsU8611AY
Reviewed 5 May 2014 via mobile

It's a road over a mountain with a view of the low lying ground round it. Nothing to see or visit per se except the Ponderosa bar ( currently closed and being rebuilt ) watch out for the Police sitting at the bottom on the...More

2  Thank Derekangela
Reviewed 27 November 2013

One thing I always found strange about the Glenshane Pass is how it rests in the middle of the two biggest cities in Northern Ireland Belfast and Derry and boasts some of the most amazing scenery in the country. Go and see it for yourself....More

2  Thank Niall D
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