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Lough Gur Visitor Centre

Lough Gur, Limerick, Ireland
+353 61 385 386
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Congratulations to those who have set up and maintain the visitor centre. It is a credit to their... read more

Reviewed 14 April 2017
Leicester, United Kingdom
Mystical Lough Gur

This is where we take our visitors a theres something for everyone. we hike up the hill, paddle in... read more

Reviewed 13 April 2017
Limerick, 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 ensures that visitors get the history/folklore and archaeology of the area from trained guides.The Centre also houses a retail space where take away tea/coffee, minerals, ice-cream and chocolate are available for purchase as are books and merchandise of the area.Summer opening hours are 10 to 5pm Monday to Friday and 12 to 6pm Saturday and Sunday from March to October and every Sunday during winter hours.The centre is staffed by volunteers and all monies raised goes back into community initiatives at Lough Gur.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good20%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Lough Gur, Limerick, Ireland
+353 61 385 386
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Reviewed 14 April 2017

Congratulations to those who have set up and maintain the visitor centre. It is a credit to their work and judgment, and a thoroughly interesting place to visit. There is loads of information, well laid out loop walks, with numbers to enter into the useful...More

1  Thank annolimerick
Reviewed 13 April 2017

This is where we take our visitors a theres something for everyone. we hike up the hill, paddle in the lake, visit the center and picnic in the trees. what more could you want.

1  Thank GreenApron
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Beautiful scenic walk in a historical location. Visitors centre is not always open so check times first. Golden vale drive also scenic.

1  Thank Rosario F
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

I have visited Lough gur many many times. I have even walked on the lake when it froze 6 years ago...my chuldren love the fairy trail. It is always a different and unique experience when we visit. A fantastic spot for a picnic or BBQ.

1  Thank Laura M
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

A lovely little gem you shouldn't miss if you're nearby. Spectacular views and loads of history to explore and enjoy.

Thank Olov L
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

Nice area to have a picnic or a short walk. Perfect for children. You need a good weather of course to enjoy

Thank Ibrahim ö
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

This area is beautiful. Ive been going here since i was a child. The lake is surrounded by woods and hills. Plenty of lovely walking. Ducks for kids to feed. (Use corn not bread) the visitor heritage centre is well worth a visit. Lots of...More

1  Thank ChefDaveMc
Reviewed 30 March 2017

So peaceful full of history and something for all the family to do in Lough Gur. Climb hills, up the steps, roll down the grass in front of the lake, no traffic, scenery is second to none and quietness. Fab for all the family

Thank Eoghan O
Reviewed 27 March 2017

This is a lovely, historical spot no matter what the weather. The visitor centre has a small yet interesting and informative interactive walk through and the audio tour for the outside grounds is excellent and has the added bonus of related folklore and mythology which...More

Thank TheCoopers0826
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

Visited with the Mrs and toddler. Was very quite, so much so that we had the entire place to ourselves. Staff in the centre were wonderful and helpful, and spent time talking to us about the place. We decided to go for the guided tour...More

Thank sberriman
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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
Aleksandra F
12 July 2016|
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Response from LRyans | Reviewed this property |
Not completely. It's a shame, lots would love it.
Theresa F
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