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Review of Malin Head

Malin Head
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 10 September 2017

This is the most northerly point of Ireland and as you would expect involves a bit of a drive. We were visiting Derry and Malin Head was only about an hour drive from there, with many scenic roads in between.

We were very fortunate with the weather as it had been raining in the morning but had turned to beautiful blue skies by the time we arrived at Malin Head. The parking was fine but I can imagine it could be a bit troublesome when busy. The fact it had been raining in the morning may have saved us from this as there were still a lot of cars present.

Once out of the car and walking around the views were stunning. The ocean crashing on to the rocks lining the coast rolling up to luscious green fields dotted with farmhouses all the way to the horizon is just what we needed after being cooped up in the car (very therapeutic). There are many opportunities to go for walks with marked trails to follow or create your own. I would recommend bringing footwear you don't mind getting dirty.

Malin Head is part of the Wild Atlantic Way and you can download their app to find out more information about the history of the area. On site there is a coffee kiosk should you require a pick me up.

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Reviewed 8 September 2017

This is a must do drive if you are in the area. We did this in September and the weather was wet or wetter but still awesome. At the Malin Head the wind blew at least 50 miles per hour and the rain actually turned to sleet but it was still worth it to be at the most northerly point of Ireland and for a Geocacher this place is especially special for there is a cache here in the most northern point of Ireland. If you are able to open your eyes the view is awesome with huge waves crashing into the rugged shoreline. If you have a GPS, I highly recommend you take the roads least travelled on the way back down, you won't regret it. I highly recommend this drive.

2  Thank canadianoutbacker
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Reviewed 5 September 2017

Malin Head, the Northernmost point, was absolutely beautiful! It is the Inishowen Peninsula. I have great video of sheep running across a field and below is a beach and looking over toward the left are huge rocks/cliffs. The fact that some of Star Wars was filmed there was a plus. You'll love it!

Thank Rita T
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Reviewed 3 September 2017

The journey up to Malin head is a pleasure in itself. The houses and well kept gardens are immaculate and the you arrive at Malin Head and the views are astoundingly beautiful.

Thank Ann J
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Reviewed 27 August 2017

Stayed in Malin Head for one night in the hope of seeing the Northern Lights, but not to be as it rained constantly.

Beautiful scenery in this part of the world, so a must stop off if in the area

Thank jagar
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