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Urris, Clonmany, Ireland
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All reviews amazing views beautiful drive straight road padre pio optical illusion malin head steep road well worth the trip fort dunree viewing point lough swilly sunny day glenevin waterfall buncrana scenery grotto descent
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Reviewed 2 December 2018 via mobile

Hair raising ride bit well worth it as the views are spectacular. Best on a good day but worth it at any time

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank TLSM21
Reviewed 12 November 2018 via mobile

Mamore Gap is a beautiful drive which takes you to Lenankeel . There is so much gorgeous scenery along the way . If you're not keen on heights you might want to avoid it but it really is worth it for the views . Lenankeel...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 22 October 2018

Ok, so the Mamore Gap isn't along the lines of the Gap of Dunloe, or the Ballaghbeama Gap, but it's beautiful area that takes very little effort to get to and go through. We were headed from Duncree Head to Malin Head with a stop...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 29 September 2018

It's Amazing Grace country, so there are amazing views. Green pastures and lots of sheep, which I adore. Had to stop for them to cross the road-that's a peaceful traffic jam!! Stopped at St. Eignes holy well which is interesting since its just right there...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 25 September 2018

Whether hiking or driving, Mamore Gap provides unparalleled views of Urris and a beautiful section of Ireland's northwest the coastline.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Patricia T
Reviewed 22 September 2018

We traveled up the straight road to the top on our way to our airbnb in Dunaff and were there at sunset. The view down to the ocean was beautiful. Road is excellent and safe.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

Took a drive around Donegal and came across this Gem and with its beautiful scenery and views So if you get a chance type it into the sat nav and take a drive as you will not be disappointed

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

OMG what a place to visit your in God's country 😊 the views are unbelievable over Urris and leenan There are plenty of off road walking trails and if you feel a bit peckish stop off at the Gap cafe (plenty of free parking) It's...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 11 August 2018

Up the mountain or down the mountain the views are breathtaking. The myths abound. We tried the Optical Illusion and thought we saw the eight shipwrecked men but there were only three - in fact they were just sheep! If just for the views it...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Bobbyjean44
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

Drove up here with the gang, absolutely spectacular views. At the top of the hill/mountain there is a area with statues of Mary and Padre Pio if you're into that kind of thing. There is a small spring were you can fill your bottle with...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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16 June 2018|
Response from Gareth M | Reviewed this property |
Yes. It may be a little tight in places, but you should have no problems.
16 June 2018|
Response from HairyEyes | Reviewed this property |
Should be fine, a coffee truck sits in the car park halfway down now so if they can tow that you’ll be fine. I’ve also seen camper vans pootiling up