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Thanks to GEORGE (Finch), we got the history of the area well explained. George obviously loves... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Gorey, Ireland
they have made a lot out of what is really a pile of stones and a nice view

A nice lake and walk around some archaeological sights with a recorded commentary to listen to. It... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Dublin Ireland
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Lough Gur Heritage Centre is a community run tourist attraction telling the story of 6,000 years of habitation in the Lough Gur area. From Neolithic house sites to medieval castles Lough Gur has monuments from every era and the heritage centre...more
Lough Gur, Limerick, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thanks to GEORGE (Finch), we got the history of the area well explained. George obviously loves history and was able to impart it in a very interesting manner. Do enjoy a short visit to this lovely historic room. ENJOY! You can manage without a Guide...More

1  Thank Christy_Luv2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A nice lake and walk around some archaeological sights with a recorded commentary to listen to. It is relatively inexpensive and on a sunny day is a nice place to visit. If you had young teenagers they will find the place relevant to their second...More

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Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Visited Lough Gur with my family in August, we did the audio tour which was a mix of a ancient Irish history with a bit of lore and legend thrown in for good measure. The kids really enjoyed it and the staff were a mine...More

Thank KonasTaw2
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Visited Lough Gur with 2 kids today and had a most enjoyable time. Great views, lovely visitor centre with the most helpful staff. Hightly recommend the audio tour - great spot for a picnic.

Thank wheret0g0
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Loughr Gur is great family day out a little bit of history in co limerick . The centre is good and sell ice creams etc . Out then you have the 100 steps fairy trail great for kids and if you feel up it it...More

Thank del_k6
Reviewed 5 August 2018

Fairy houses.. beautiful lake and every tone of green! Just loved it! Hidden beauty. Must climb on that big hill

Thank Duygu S
Reviewed 24 July 2018

Very well done. The museum itself is not much but the gardens and surrounding areas are very well done with minimal impact on the environment.

Thank Emelynthehorse
Reviewed 23 July 2018

Lough Gur once controlled by the Desmond's was at one time one of the most populated areas of Ireland during the Bronze Age. People have been in this area for over 6000 years and the history is amazing. The only disappointment in all of it...More

Thank Cary L
Reviewed 18 July 2018

We just happen to drive by and decided to stop. It was pretty empty and a nice walk. We enjoyed the "fairy village" and the great views.

Thank krelltunez
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed our visit to the Lough Gur Heritage Centre today. Packed with great information about centuries of Irish living. Besides the audio information tour, one of the docents at the museum gave us a guided personal tour through the displays. She answered all our...More

1  Thank eazevedo17
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11 April 2017|
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Response from LimerickLadyA | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Hi there. Unfortunately due to the present bus strike the only way to get from Bunratty to Lough Gur is either with a car or by taxi. If you do get an opportunity to come to Lough Gur please let us know and we will do our... More
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12 July 2016|
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Response from LRyans | Reviewed this property |
Not completely. It's a shame, lots would love it.
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14 September 2015|
Response from patrick l | Reviewed this property |
private car, Dan Dooley car rental , by foot where we parked there was plenty of spaces , no cost went around noon