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Glencar Lake

Sligo, Ireland
+353 87 228 3149
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Xmas time

There are two parking one main for small waterfall.only 5 minuts walk and other one the big chimney... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Cork, Ireland
via mobile
Worth a visit

Nice place and worth a stop if you are passing through the area. Good parking and there is a lovely... read more

Reviewed 21 November 2017
Harry F
Foxford, Ireland
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“short stroll” (5 reviews)
“car park” (16 reviews)
Sligo, Ireland
Sligo, Ireland
+353 87 228 3149

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There are two parking one main for small waterfall.only 5 minuts walk and other one the big chimney devil around 30minutes walk to the top up to.hill so nice and walking throught forest

Thank AAndzia
Reviewed 21 November 2017

Nice place and worth a stop if you are passing through the area. Good parking and there is a lovely little cafe for a Cup of Tea and a Scone. Nice little walk up to the waterfall and the view of the lake at the...More

Thank Harry F
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

A very picturesque area, plenty of places to walk and things to do. Horse carriage rides, trips on the lake in summer. Fishing and a nearby place to eat.

Thank greenrake
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Devils Chimney Waterfall –Struth in Aghanidh An aird: Sligo/Leitrim border The waterfall ‘Sruth in Aghaidh An Aird’ lies on the Sligo/Leitrim border in the Glencar valley, only stones throw from its more famous neighbor Glencar waterfall. At 492 feet (150m) Sruth in Aghaidh An Aird...More

Thank james_m186470
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Take a detour and enjoy a relaxing drive through the country to find a calm and wonderful lake where you can stop at any time to rest and restore your senses.

Thank Tom F
Reviewed 4 October 2017

This visit was short as it was included in the bus tour which was part of the Spanish Armada weekend. The guide pointed out the waterfall which is blown upwards near the better know Glencar Waterfa;;/

Thank Brid O
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Lovely easy walks around the lake and trails. Good, easy parking facilities. Great for a family outing.

Thank TeamPendlebury
Reviewed 4 September 2017

On our trip from Sligo to Belfast we decided to take a little trip through Glencar. It’s less than 20 minutes east of Sligo and well worth the detour. There is a little car park that has restrooms, a teashop, boat landings, and is totally...More

Thank Mr T
Reviewed 29 August 2017

A piece of the most glorious country, as yet unspoiled. Very nice tea shop at the site does not detract from the area.

Thank barbarbar63
Reviewed 9 August 2017

On a road trip between Donegal and Sligo we took a detour to Glencar Lake and Waterfall on a beautiful sunny day. Views and location were worth it. Car parking, toilets and refreshments available. Waterfall readily accessible but not really to those with limited mobility....More

Thank Ann Marie P
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colm mc donald
9 March 2016|
Response from sligolandrover | Reviewed this property |
It is shared between Sligo and Leitrim