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Glencar Lake

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Address: Sligo, Ireland
Phone Number: 0872283149

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The new teashop is a great add on.

Glencar Louch is serene and beautiful, a place to unwind. The surrounding scenery takes your breath away. The waterfall it self is a waterfall, nothing to write home about but all... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Ady P
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Glencar Louch is serene and beautiful, a place to unwind. The surrounding scenery takes your breath away. The waterfall it self is a waterfall, nothing to write home about but all in all, worth a visit

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stunning scenery. Make sure you visit the waterfall in the pretty park on the shores of the lake. There is a good car park, toilets and a cafe. Further along the road is another waterfall, The Devil's Chimney but water only flows here after heavy rain. Don't make the steep climb unless you can see water flowing from the road.

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1 Thank Philomena S
County Sligo, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lovely peaceful location with plenty of parking with a great waterfall just across the road, well worth a visit.

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Drove around this are back in June - lovely drive. The lake is very picturesque and the waterfall & surrounding area very well maintained also - wrth a visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have been here several times and it never fails to be breathtaking. The views over the lake from the many walks along Benbulben's side are fantastic. A nice waterfall too.......especially as it rains a lot in Leitrim/Sligo.

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited the Glencar Waterfall on a very wet day which really added to the drama. Very quiet and peaceful

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Meath
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

Loved this place! The waterfall is very easily accessed, just a short stroll from the car park. Gorgeous coffee shop and kids play ground here too..

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Alexandria, Virginia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

Bring your own lunch, walk to the roaring waterfall, then have a picnic lunch next to the lake with the baas of sheep nearby! Sunny day to enjoy this delightful spot!

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016

Did some geocaching and visited the beautiful waterfall here. The river is beautiful and the boys got to see so many sheep up close.

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Sligo, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

I recommended to French volunteers to view Glencar waterfall when the wind was blowing the spray upwards and backwards very dramatic and attractive for their photos!!

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