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Holywell Hill Hill Cnoc an Tobair A name in Irish
(Ir. Cnoc an Tobair [logainm.ie], 'hill of the well') Derry/ Donegal County, in Binnion List, Schist and grit with thin marble units Bedrock

Height: 260m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 7 Grid Reference: C38500 17100 This place has been logged as visited by 19 members. Recently by: eejaymm, Aidy, jimmyread, chalky, David-Guenot, sandman, Garmin, AntrimRambler, slemish, conor1, walkingnw, mark-rdc, cerosti, Peter Walker, gerrym
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Longitude: -7.399194, Latitude: 54.999872 , Easting: 238500, Northing: 417100 Prominence: 255m,  Isolation: 3.2km,   Has trig pillar
ITM: 638441 917085,   GPS IDs, 6 char: HlywHl, 10 char: HlywlHil
Bedrock type: Schist and grit with thin marble units, (Lough Foyle Succession)

Situated in Altaghaderry townland. There is a holy well and megalithic cairn on this hill [Colhoun].   Holywell Hill is the 1254th highest place in Ireland.

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A short but enjoyable stroll. .. by group   (Show all for Holywell Hill)
 
Small hill but worth a visit if in the area. .. by Harry Goodman   (Show all for Holywell Hill)
 
a quickie! .. by slemish   (Show all for Holywell Hill)
 
At least it's better than Mongorry Hill... .. by Peter Walker   (Show all for Holywell Hill)
 
Nowt many places to park around here, but we sque .. by three5four0   (Show all for Holywell Hill)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Holywell Hill in area Inishowen, Ireland
Picture: Creevagh Hill Lake
 
The Charm Is In The Views
by Aidy  2 Oct 2015
The like the previous commentators, I took the track leading to the mast to access the summit, and therefore have nothing to add as regards the easy route up. Just wanted to show another aspect of the views to be had, this time down over the Creevagh Hill Lake reservoir with a glimpse of the Foyle beyond. This small hill does have a charm. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/992/comment/18340/
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