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Set to become a dual carriageway to improve the link between the two major cities of Northern... read more

Reviewed 27 July 2017
timeagain
,
Northern Ireland
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Travelling to Maghera

Needed to travel on this road to get into Maghera, it is a very beautiful road with good scenery... read more

Reviewed 21 July 2017
Ultimatedaytrips
,
Belfast, United Kingdom
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“mountain” (4 reviews)
“ponderosa” (4 reviews)
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Sperrin Mountains, Derry, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Set to become a dual carriageway to improve the link between the two major cities of Northern Ireland enjoy this mountain pass in its present glory before the new roadway changes the present view forever.

1  Thank timeagain
Reviewed 21 July 2017

Needed to travel on this road to get into Maghera, it is a very beautiful road with good scenery. Picnic spots are easily located on this road. The road is perfect for the slow drive when you are taking your time. Would travel on again.

Thank Ultimatedaytrips
Reviewed 22 June 2017

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

1  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

1  Thank John A
Reviewed 18 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!

1  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 28 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
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