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Lough Eske

Donegal Town, Ireland
+353 74 972 5100
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Not to be missed, but it's a bit out of the way!

We visited for just one night and wished we had booked five or so. The castle and grounds are... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
TommyC1
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Phoenix, Arizona
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I waded in the lake. The water was so clear and warm. But I got duck lice on me. Nothing serious... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
1010MaryPoppins
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Misery-Courtion, Switzerland
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Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
LOCATION
Donegal Town, Ireland
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+353 74 972 5100
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"harvey's point"
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"beautiful lake"
in 12 reviews
"peace and tranquility"
in 7 reviews
"beautiful hotel"
in 6 reviews
"lovely drive"
in 4 reviews
"blue stack mountains"
in 7 reviews
"excellent staff"
in 3 reviews
"quiet country"
in 3 reviews
"two swans"
in 3 reviews
"nature reserve"
in 3 reviews
"scenic drive"
in 3 reviews
"bite to eat"
in 3 reviews
"bluestack mountains"
in 6 reviews
"top class"
in 3 reviews
"well worth a visit"
in 7 reviews
"woods"
in 13 reviews
"shore"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited for just one night and wished we had booked five or so. The castle and grounds are outstanding with not a city noise to be heard during day or night. It's a short walk of 1/2 kilometer to the lake with several paths...More

Thank TommyC1
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I waded in the lake. The water was so clear and warm. But I got duck lice on me. Nothing serious, it's quite common in Switzerland. But beware!

Thank 1010MaryPoppins
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely spot to visit, would love to go back and do the boat ride. Having fabulous weather probably helped!

Thank Linda H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed at Harvey’s Point Hotel which is right on the lake, also did walk around the lake. Absolutely recommend - incredibly scenic!

1  Thank nixipixi1029
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Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

This is a beautiful lake. Must visit when you are in the area. Must stop at Harvey’s point. If you have time, enjoy the view with afternoon tea.

Thank 1JellyFish
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Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

The most beautiful ,peaceful, relaxing place ever to visit there are lovely walks round it and even when it is raining it is still stunning😀😀😀

Thank Candy2028
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Reviewed 23 April 2018

We drove to the majestic cliffs of Sliabh Liag and after a stiff climb had marvellous views over Donegal Bay to Sligo and beyond . We also visited the beautiful beach at Malin Beg ( a hidden gem ) and enjoyed the scenic drive back...More

1  Thank jokanedoc
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Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

If you love nature and scenic walks I can defiantly recommend a visit! On the castle's side there is a lovely walking trail and ramp just off the road that runs along the water.

Thank TheBearMeyers
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Reviewed 30 March 2018

Beautiful drive with incredibly scenery. Couldn’t find the walkway but given the weather a drive was probably better.

Thank francesgilman1981
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Reviewed 28 February 2018

The sun sparkled across the lake all weekend, hard to image this is February. Such a beautiful relaxing place.

Thank Avril F
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Fiona S
10 May 2018|
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Lough Eske is a lake!
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Elizabeth M
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Response from Carnalbanagh | Reviewed this property |
Satnavs take you in circles. You can buy Donegal maps on eBay or Amazon.
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