Lough Eske, Donegal Town

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Lough Eske is located in Donegal Town. For Lough Eske and beyond, use our Donegal Town trip planning website to get the most from your Donegal Town vacation.
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  • Lough Eske is a precious gem that seems not to have been properly discovered yet. I think it is absolutely BEAUTIFUL. It is set in the mountains with forests and vegetation and there is a road that go...  more »
  • Beautiful lake and setting! We drove around rather than walking because the rain was coming down. If you're in the area, do have a stop.  more »
  • This is a must to visit if you are in the Donegal area. Typical of Ireland's beautiful scenery. There is many areas to park up and enjoy peace and quiet and an amazing 5* castle hotel beside it. Recom...  more »

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Where to stay in Donegal Town

The tourist center of Ireland's northernemost region, Donegal Town boasts a number of hotels, hostels, and comfortable accommodations. The lodging here makes it a viable base for discovering the rugged wilderness of the county's coastline. Though there aren't many luxury options in the region, affordable hotels and traditional bed and breakfasts are plentiful in Donegal. Locals recommend staying close to the center of town, unless you want to upgrade to a more indulgent option in Lough Eske, a few kilometers away.
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