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Outstanding Area of Natural Beauty!

Great views of Benone, Donegal, Castlerock beaches and Scotland on a clear day from the very high... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2017
Ballyclare, United Kingdom
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Blown away

We were blown away in more ways than one. The views were stunning, but it wa soooo windy up there... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2017
Warrington, United Kingdom
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Bishop road, Castlerock Bt 49 OLQ, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

I've been going up to see this view all my life so perhaps I take it for granted a bit but it is gorgeous and you can see for miles! Benone, Magilligan, Lough Foyle and Donegal can be seen. There is a car park and...More

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Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

We were somewhat surprised by this. It is a little off the beaten track, but we spied an interesting looking road heading inland from Downhill, and this is where it led. What a surprise when we got to Gortmore lookout: a couple of vantage points,...More

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Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Great views of Benone, Donegal, Castlerock beaches and Scotland on a clear day from the very high clifftop. Worth a visit.

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Reviewed 5 August 2017

We were blown away in more ways than one. The views were stunning, but it wa soooo windy up there. Well worth the drive.

Thank The_Gilberts_SAUK
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Great spot for a picnic with terrific views of Lough Foyle. Easy to get to from Downhill on the Coast Road. The viewpoint is located on the Bishops Road which was built by Earl Bishop Hervey in the 19th century.

Thank 86frankiet
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Stunning views on a clear sunny day make this viewpoint well worth stopping at. There's not much to do other than admire the scenery and grab a few photos so you won't spend more than ten or fifteen minutes here, maybe a bit longer if...More

Thank PaulHFromCranley
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

We drove here after staying in The Roe Park Hotel in Limavady. It was roughly 15 minutes in a car. The views are so stunning. You could not describe beautiful views of Donegal, Magilligin point and across to Greencastle, Lough Foyle and the atlantic ocean....More

Thank shelly-ann
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

Picked the only sunny day in January and the views over across to Donegal are literally breathtaking and it's one of best things I've ever experienced in NI.

Thank sweetsounding
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

This is a superb view point - on a good day! Not really worth the trouble if it's dull, wet or misty. Good parking facilities and a few good picnic tables. Never too busy but the panoramic view is unique.

Thank Alan C
Reviewed 5 August 2016

Travelling from Castlerock leave the A2 at Downhill and take the steep, twisting road on the left known as The Bishops Road after Hervey, Bishop of Derry (suitable for cars, light vans, cyclist and walkers. The views all along the road are excellent and at...More

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