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Glencar Lake

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Address: Sligo, Ireland
Phone Number:
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Beautiful and peaceful

10 out of 10 for natural beauty ,so peaceful on the day we called, lovely kids play area for small one's and a cup of tea for Granny. What more could a family want

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Cork, Ireland
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Cork, Ireland
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

10 out of 10 for natural beauty ,so peaceful on the day we called, lovely kids play area for small one's and a cup of tea for Granny. What more could a family want

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 17 March 2017

We really enjoy the hike / walk up to Devils Chimney. Gentle 30 minute walk up and 15 mins back. Lovely views. Well worth while before continuing on to Glencar falls and coffee shop

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Thank c0lmcr0ss0n
Sligo, Ireland
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 16 March 2017

Glencar Waterfall is a beautiful sight, in a lovely setting, well worth a visit, roads twisty when you leave main road. Lovely coffee shop

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Thank Irene G
Malahide, Ireland
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45 reviews
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Reviewed 12 March 2017

Although we didn't eat in the coffee shop, it was lovely inside complete with a playground for the kids outside. The waterfall is stunning.

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Thank Louise K
Sligo, Ireland
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9 reviews
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Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

If you want to see spectacular scenery, in a short amount of time, and are travelling between Sligo and Donegal, then go to Glencar lake. If feeling even moderately energetic, a short walk to the waterfall is a must. time permitting, a short stroll along the lakeside road followed by a visit to the tea shed is a wonderful way... More 

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Carrickfergus, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 15 February 2017

Lovely place to visit. Pity the cafe was not open as there were lots of people about. Great play area for kids. Parking area as well.

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Thank Deborah H
Sligo, Ireland
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3 reviews
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Beautiful views and good coffee at the local tea shed. Great waterfall and walks up the benbulben mountain

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Thank Wilfred v
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Reviewed 23 November 2016

Lovely drive, very beautiful as there was some snow capped mountains in the background. The Glencar waterfall is well worth a visit.

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Thank Sinead C
Athlone, Ireland
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Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Few words can describe the beauty of this location. We visited on a crisp, bright November day. Seldom have I experienced such beautiful scenery. Totally recommend a visit.

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Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 16 November 2016

More than just a waterfall The drive out to Glencar waterfall is hard to put into words, its breath taking and stunning all at the same time. It was quite an overcast July day but the shadows on the lake were out of this world. The walk up to the waterfall is short and doesn’t really take that long, but... More 

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