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Malin Head, County Donegal

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Go as far north as possible on the island of Ireland when you visit Malin Head. Deriving its name from the Malin sea area, this point offers fantastic views of the rugged coastline and interesting wildlife. While there is not much to do at the point itself, take time to explore the surrounding area. Along the west side, Banba's Crown stands as a historical defense tower. Shortly after, you can explore Fort Dunree, two museums, and old World War II lookout posts. If you are hoping to sail the waters, think again. Locals will tell you there are more sunken ocean liners and German U-boats here than anywhere else in the world. To visit Malin Head and get the most from your holiday in Malin, create itinerary details personal to you using our Malin vacation builder.
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  • Since I can only recommend in bright sunshine the vast Atlantic to see is absolutely gorgeous. Freely and without the freedom to breathe supervision, do whatever you want and nobody is there to stop you. Does it, it's worth!
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  • Hidden away and quite a distance to reach however offers stunning views from the walk along the cliff. Toilets available and limited car parking space. Little or no details of the history of this area...  more »
  • During my visit, it was very calm and the Sun read to often see. Malin Head offers a beautiful view and you can walk very far. Here you can let your mind wander. Absolutely gorgeous!
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