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Glencar Waterfall

Leitrim, Carrick-on-Shannon, Ireland
353-71-61201
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This is truly one of the most awesome waterfalls in Ireland 🇮🇪, just spend a few minutes here and... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Cdr10gaa
via mobile
Lovely walk

Beautiful walk through the glen to see the waterfall. Good footpath up to waterfall, lots of steps... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
ie_hh
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Santa Monica, California
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“short walk” (31 reviews)
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Leitrim, Carrick-on-Shannon, Ireland
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353-71-61201
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is truly one of the most awesome waterfalls in Ireland 🇮🇪, just spend a few minutes here and you stand on the front of nature at its best 😀

Thank Cdr10gaa
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful walk through the glen to see the waterfall. Good footpath up to waterfall, lots of steps to get up close. There’s a large car park and very clean rest rooms. Also a new cafe with a great outdoor play area for kids.

Thank ie_hh
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an area of immense beauty. A place to wander, listen to the sounds and immerse yourself in nature at its best,

Thank Breege G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the waterfall on a Friday afternoon in late October. There were clear blue skies and sunshine that day. It was beautiful. The waterfall itself isn't that big but its still nice to see. The lake was like glass with the sky and surrounding...More

Thank Caca83
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are a nature lover you will recognise how special this place is. The surrounding countryside is spectacular and the lake so serene. The waterfalls are so beautiful and the walking track easy. There are toilets nearby and also tea rooms. The drive from...More

Thank beheaded c
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We heard a lot about it but nothing exciting about it would not go againnothing to see very much not worth going to nothing to see only a small water fall

Thank dog81
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Beautiful waterfall. Bring raingear if taking photos.Well maintained and definitely worth a visit. Cosy teahouse!

Thank 989Joan
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Glencar Waterfall is mentioned as one of those places you should visit while in the area. There's definitely a fair amount of tourism building up around it. Dedicated carpark by the lake, gift shop and cafe, small playground, tarmac path leading up to the waterfall...More

Thank Halfhighlander
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

This little jewel is worth the time for the setting alone. It was an autumn day, middle of the afternoon with very few people around.

Thank Ellis T
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Went to see the waterfall with a person in a wheelchair and although it's a push up the hill, it,s well worth it. The path is very even and at this time of year need to be aware of the leaves which make it slippy,...More

Thank CoArmaghontour27
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Caitriona C
25 July 2016|
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Response from Weefers | Reviewed this property |
About an hour. Take the N4 (main road) to Sligo and its another 15 mins or so up from there.
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CathyLee2016
29 January 2016|
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Response from Orla B | Reviewed this property |
No Cathy, it's really close to the carpark and the few steps are wide and levelled. You'll love it there.
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wizziwaz
10 September 2015|
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Response from leitrim48 | Reviewed this property |
You can get up close to the waterfall with a pram. There are steps at the top if you want to get very close but you can see all you need to see without climbing the steps
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