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Malin Head, County Donegal

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. Before you head to Malin Head, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Malin Head trip maker site , to make sure you see all that Malin Head has to offer, including Malin Head.
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  • Wild and spectacular views from the top of Ireland. Well worth the effort to get here. Free parking and no entry fee makes for a refreshing change in this day and age. I wonder if that will remain now...  more »
  • Amazing view and even better it's all natural.Love the waves it's so beautiful and I heard the newest star wars movie was filmed there and I'm a star wars fan so I recommend this for familys with youn...  more »
  • We ventured up to the very tip of Ireland simo in hopes of witnessing the northern lights sometimes visible around here Unfortunately nothing Aurora but overall a great experience in a place off the tourist trail and full of natural beauty
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