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Beautiful views

On our way to kayak the drive was beautiful. Down through the huge forest. I wish we had more time... read more

Reviewed May 2, 2018
Kim B
Beautiful drive!

Very scenic and relaxing drive in the northwest of Ireland. It was one of the highlights of our... read more

Reviewed January 1, 2018
Stuwillo
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Coventry, United Kingdom
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Sligo, Ireland
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Reviewed May 2, 2018

On our way to kayak the drive was beautiful. Down through the huge forest. I wish we had more time to stop and explore.

Thank Kim B
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Reviewed January 1, 2018

Very scenic and relaxing drive in the northwest of Ireland. It was one of the highlights of our visit to this area.

Thank Stuwillo
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Reviewed November 14, 2017 via mobile

Very quiet and beautiful drive around Lough Gill with stops on the way at Holy well, Dromahair, Parkes Castle, and Lake Isle of Innisfree!

Thank Margaret H
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Reviewed September 26, 2017

We drove out along the shores of Lough Gill and stood on Dooney Rock looking out the lake. It was a glorious sunny afternoon and our cousin read a poem by Yeats. What a treat!!

Thank Bourlingueur60
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Reviewed September 20, 2017

Lough Gill is a large fresh water lake, the name in Galic means bright water. The views have a huge "wow" factor and need to be experienced in peson for the full effect. There are boat excursions and attractions on its shores to enjoy after...More

Thank RD M
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Reviewed June 24, 2017

From the outside, it doesn't look like much but take the tour and you will find it well worth your time. The history of the place is fascinating.

Thank DianaJoan
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Reviewed June 16, 2017 via mobile

Beautiful lake with small islands, surrounded by hills and forest. I can see why Yeats loved it! Stop and see Parkes Castle, and take the Rose of Innisfree boat tour from there. Another 15 min drive takes one up to the village of Dromahair, which...More

Thank Amar K
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Reviewed June 11, 2017

I walked there from the city center. Amazing scenery. I wish I could have seen more but the weather was bad and I have had to go back

Thank Marie T
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Reviewed June 2, 2017

Worth doing. We stopped at Parkes Castle on the way and then headed into Sligo at the end for some lunch.

Thank MichelleLichfield_UK
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Reviewed May 18, 2017

We took a boat trip on Lough Gill, We boarded at Parke's Castle, which is actually in Co. Leitrim! George and his wife have operated this 'Rose-of- Innisfree' tour boat for over 25 years! We loved this trip, as both George and his wife are...More

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