Malin Head

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  • Address: Co. Donegal. Ireland
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 03:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Beach, Island, Light House, Watch Tower, Walking Area, Family And Kids

Malin Head - Review

Located on the Inishowen Peninsula, County Donegal, Ireland and is the most northerly point of the island of Ireland, malin head is the northernmost locations of Ireland. The Banba’s Crown (named after a mythological queen) forms the northernmost tip of Ireland.

A military watchtower and lighthouse are present at the Banba’s Crown which adds a distinct characteristic to the windy terrain.

Highlights include:

  • Beautiful coastline and beach for a long walk.
  • A raised beach system as a result of melting ice sheet 15,000 years ago above Banba's Crown to the east at Ballyhillion beach.
  • Lighthouse built in 1800s which blinks every 30 seconds.

Malin Head Information

  • Do rent a car to reach here as the drive is just as much fun.
  • Carry warm clothes.
  • Try to take  walk  on the whole beach and carry a small picnic is possible.

How To reach Malin Head by Public Transport

  • Inishowen Tours- +353 74 937 4486

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TripHobo Highlights for Malin Head

  • Malin Head Address: Co. Donegal. Ireland
  • Malin Head Timing: 24-hrs
  • Malin Head Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Malin Head(preferred time): 09:00 am - 10:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Malin Head: 03:00 Hrs
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Things to Know Before Visiting Malin Head

  • 95% of people who visit Donegal include Malin Head in their plan

  • 27.33% of people start their Malin Head visit around 09 AM - 10 AM

  • People usually take around 3 Hrs to see Malin Head

Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Malin Head

People normally club together Doagh Famine Village and Glenevin Waterfall while planning their visit to Malin Head.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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