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Glencar Lake

Sligo, Ireland
+353 87 228 3149
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Lake, waterfall views and Super Whippy Ice Cream

On our trip from Sligo to Belfast we decided to take a little trip through Glencar. It’s less than... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mr T
Laconia, New Hampshire

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

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Galway, Ireland
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Sligo, Ireland
+353 87 228 3149

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 4 August 2017

Lovely around glencar, the waterfalls are lovely. plenty parking the steps and scenery are brill. Really enjoyed it.

Thank monica227
Reviewed 9 July 2017

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