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Great hiking area

If you want a good Irish experience of hiking, you can walk around this lake. Bring your camera... read more

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Kennebunk, Maine

We had a house overlooking Lough Eske and it was a lovely sight every morning to wake up to this... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Torquay, United Kingdom
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Reviewed yesterday

If you want a good Irish experience of hiking, you can walk around this lake. Bring your camera and a rain slicker - weather changes every 30 minutes! Beautiful!!

Thank RobOlson
Reviewed 4 days ago

We had a house overlooking Lough Eske and it was a lovely sight every morning to wake up to this view, despite the rain!

Thank Bernie380
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed in this fabulous hotel.. what can I say.. opulence, class and fabulousness rolled into one!!! Just so worth a visit for that special treat!

Thank gemmfitt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our hotel was on the lake- Fishing is available- great trail walks around and beautiful serene green views.

Thank vicskitchn
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we took a 1/2 hour boat tour of the lake. Very serene with views of the magnificent countryside - worth a pleasant side trip

Thank bonitabuffalo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lough Eske Castle and Spa was a most wonderful and relaxing place to stay. I spent one full morning at the spa enjoying a massage, time in the health pool and a swim in the large pool as well. The rooms are very comfortable, the...More

Thank Donna A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lough Eske is beautiful with rolling hills in the background. I believe there is a walking path around the lake, but not sure.

Thank ILroadies
Reviewed 15 August 2018

The Lough Eske Castle is a much expanded facility hosting many weddings on the grounds. We stayed in the Castle portion (there are several other buildings) and it was great! Excellent breakfast is able to easily handle the bus tour groups that stay here too....More

Thank Whos_Got_My_Bags
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

Wow! My first visit to Ireland did not disappoint thanks to staying right next to this beautiful spot! I can highly recommend Eas Dun Lodge - a gorgeous little B&B less than a mile from the edge of the Lough so perfect for exploring.

Thank Chris W
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

Nice drive around, picturesque. Roads very narrow some parts only enough room for one car. If you are traveling around that area it is worth a drive to see Lough Eske and it’s beauty

Thank peteryeahbuddy22
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gordon m
23 June 2018|
Response from Linda H | Reviewed this property |
There were boats, but I'm not sure as to who authorises the use, sorry.
Fiona S
10 May 2018|
Response from Christy E |
Lough Eske is a lake!
Elizabeth M
9 September 2016|
Response from Carnalbanagh | Reviewed this property |
Satnavs take you in circles. You can buy Donegal maps on eBay or Amazon.