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Lough Gur Visitor Centre

Lough Gur, Limerick, Ireland
+353 61 385 386
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Great historical site made even better by the very knowledgable and helpful staff enjoyed our visit... read more

Reviewed 24 February 2017
Wagga Wagga, Australia
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Lough Gur Day Trip

A great place to visit even in the rain. What a great archeological site. Be sure to visit the... read more

Reviewed 22 February 2017
Marilyn D
Slingerlands, New York
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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 24 February 2017 via mobile

Great historical site made even better by the very knowledgable and helpful staff enjoyed our visit thoroughly

Thank jwebby9999
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

A great place to visit even in the rain. What a great archeological site. Be sure to visit the nearby (3km?) largest stone circle in Ireland and other close by related sites. Ver helpful staff. Our GPS didn't correctly bring us to the visitors center....More

Thank Marilyn D
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Lough Gur is only a short drive from Kilmallock and well worth the visit. It is a beautiful scenic and historical area. Lough Gur has plenty of walking tracks and much to discover. Staff at the Visitor Centre are very helpful. Just a lovely place...More

Thank Gusswisstrip
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Grandsons really enjoyed the fairy trail joy and excitement as they found each door and fairy. Brilliant

Thank purdy2017
Reviewed 13 February 2017

This is one of my favourite places in County Limerick. Beautiful place for a walk or picnic. The Heritage Centre is beautifully built in the style of a Stone Age building but with state of the art technology used to bring the area's history to...More

Thank Bernadette B
Reviewed 5 February 2017

nice but they need to make a food cafe here badly , its has a coffee machine thats it crazy and not with the times -- come on lim development agency kick some a s s guys ! tables chairs please and more food drinks...More

1  Thank itstheblimerick
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Visited with a group of friends on a lovely October morning. Great guide and local historian took us around the place.

1  Thank MGL476
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Went here in the new year for a walk went to the centre lovely friendly staff and clean place loads to see. Walked up the hill was great view and lovely walk

1  Thank del_k6
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Spent many a weekend afternoon here walking the trails, even climbed the hill one time, terrific views from up there.

1  Thank OllieN90
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Beautiful place to visit if its a dry day. The new centre is very interesting and some lovely walks around the Lake.

1  Thank Bridget M
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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.
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