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Glencar Lake

Sligo, Ireland
+353 87 228 3149
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Nice place to picnic.

This lake is nestled in the mountains and has a waterfall nearby that's popular with tourists... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Reading, United Kingdom

Glencar lake is about a 15 minute drive from Sligo town. It is a very tranquil area with the lake... read more

Reviewed 1 June 2017
John M
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Sligo, Ireland
+353 87 228 3149

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This lake is nestled in the mountains and has a waterfall nearby that's popular with tourists. Very pretty and scenic and a tearoom next to it with a playground for young children. We had a picnic in our car and enjoyed the view but didn't...More

Thank orlaith_palmer
Reviewed 1 June 2017

Glencar lake is about a 15 minute drive from Sligo town. It is a very tranquil area with the lake, sheep grazing in the field and most notably the waterfall. The waterfall which is not big is a short walk from the carpark, public toilets...More

2  Thank John M
Reviewed 17 May 2017

such a lovely setting and the people nearby are so helpful,located not to far from the waterfall .the kids really enjoyed the visit

Thank padraigin N
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

A stunning place to stop and take in the breathtaking views of Southern Ireland. Ample free parking by the lake to walk up to Glencar waterfall and a good tea room which offers the most amazing home made scones and cakes. A great little find.

1  Thank Ben M
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Scenery around here is second to none! So lovely to look at boats on lake, Benbulben mountain overhead, and sheep and lambs grazing in the fields. Heavenly!

Thank Eily1961
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Fantastic walk up to a beautiful waterfall.A stunning view of the area.lovely picnic area & ice-cream van there.ample parking.

Thank reginakearney
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

10 out of 10 for natural beauty ,so peaceful on the day we called, lovely kids play area for small one's and a cup of tea for Granny. What more could a family want

1  Thank skinner b
Reviewed 17 March 2017

We really enjoy the hike / walk up to Devils Chimney. Gentle 30 minute walk up and 15 mins back. Lovely views. Well worth while before continuing on to Glencar falls and coffee shop

1  Thank c0lmcr0ss0n
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Glencar Waterfall is a beautiful sight, in a lovely setting, well worth a visit, roads twisty when you leave main road. Lovely coffee shop

1  Thank Irene G
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Although we didn't eat in the coffee shop, it was lovely inside complete with a playground for the kids outside. The waterfall is stunning.

1  Thank Louise K
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colm mc donald
9 March 2016|
Response from sligolandrover | Reviewed this property |
It is shared between Sligo and Leitrim