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Definitely an inspiring and inexpensive place in which to enjoy the natural beauty,

Lough Gill is very picturesque lake, located just about 5-7 kilometres (3-5 miles) south-east of... read more

Reviewed 13 July 2018
John M
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Lyon, France
Easy to see why Yeats was inspired

The views are spectacular so it is easy to see why the Irish poet Yeats was inspired by the lake... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2017
RD M
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This sizable lake is located just southeast of Sligo.
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Reviewed 13 July 2018

Lough Gill is very picturesque lake, located just about 5-7 kilometres (3-5 miles) south-east of Sligo Town, surrounded by a wonderful landscape of rolling hills and staggering natural beauty in the form of woods and flowers. The lake is of moderate size, about 8 kilometres...More

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Reviewed 10 November 2017

The views are spectacular so it is easy to see why the Irish poet Yeats was inspired by the lake. There are boat excursions and a castle to visit as well. There are a few vantage points which allow you to pull over and take...More

Thank RD M
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

Stunning views of this lake can be seen as soon as you approach the area. You can drive around the lake, see the old castle, take a boat trip out to the Isle of Innisfre, immortalised by the famous poet WB Yeats. Boats trips may...More

Thank Charles K
Reviewed 11 September 2015 via mobile

Absolutely stunning views everyone should visit here at least some time in their life!!!!! It really is a lovely lake with beautiful scenery! Drive around the lake and you could just spend hours looking out your window. Visit here!!!!

Thank 94garethm
Reviewed 1 August 2015 via mobile

Lovely! Went on the Rose of Inisfree. I did find the €30 for the 2 of us a bit steep but the commentary was great and funny and it was a lovely trip round Inisfree so I'm okay with the price. It was a very...More

Thank ShellieGCork
Reviewed 20 May 2015

It was fitting that on the 150th anniversary of WB Yeats that we should spend time on the Rose of Innishfree listening to recitals of Yeats while cruising on Lough Gill. The commentary by the skipper George & the recitals by his very able assistant...More

Thank silverfox711
Reviewed 28 July 2014

I went to Parke's Castle A.K.A the O'Rourkes Castle, with a few of my friends. We took pictures for a friend who is related to the O'Rourkes. This castle is situated on Lough Gill, which is so beautiful in itself.

Thank Trixie1031
Reviewed 2 July 2013

This place is best seen from the lake its self which can be done by the boat trips that depart from the castle. The trip is excellent value and the captain recites Yeats while you drink tea and enjoy a fresh scone along the way....More

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