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Well worth the drive .The lake side drive/walk is beautiful. Thought we'd have a trek up but it is... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Elizabeth D
Don't miss the waterfall!

This is a beautiful place, an inspiration to poets. Be sure to see the waterfall. It is magical... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2018
Laurie K
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well worth the drive .The lake side drive/walk is beautiful. Thought we'd have a trek up but it is very accessable with good paths. Probably only 100yds from the road.There was lots of rain the day before so lots & lots of water coming over...More

Thank Elizabeth D
Reviewed 14 September 2018

This is a beautiful place, an inspiration to poets. Be sure to see the waterfall. It is magical. Well worth the short drive off the main road. Plenty of parking, a tea room and playground nearby.

Thank Laurie K
Reviewed 1 September 2018

what a beautiful spot. well worth a visit and only a quick detour from the sligo to donegal road.....

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Reviewed 29 August 2018

One of the best places to visit when In Sligo. Stunning views, Beautiful Waterfall. Have been back the last two years and will go back again next year.

Thank Sheila P
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

My family and I enjoyed our visit to Glencar Lake. It is easily accessed off of N15 and there are several waterfalls running into it which you can stop at if you wish. The wildflowers are also fantastic. This is a tranquil little corner of...More

Thank AlexanderD
Reviewed 13 August 2018

We drove up to the lake late in the afternoon on a rainy day. It was fabulous. There is also a waterfall a short walk from the lake. It is said that the waterfall was the inspiration for W.B. Yeats' poem "The Stolen Child."

Thank Jim G
Reviewed 13 August 2018

Driving along the quiet north shore toward Glencar waterfall, the lake is peaceful -- Ducks and swans and fishing boats. You look upward and can see how it lies at the U-shaped bottom of an ancient glacial valley.

Thank Phillip W
Reviewed 9 August 2018

Glencarr lake is lovely to walk around, take some photographs. There's a car park beside the waterfall which is just a short walk from the road. A nice day out.

Thank Grainne D
Reviewed 1 August 2018

I stopped by this lake in the lashing rain, and it was still a beautiful place to sit for a while. I will return in better weather.

Thank Emily G
Reviewed 18 July 2018

A peaceful park, good view to the lake, and the waterfall is also worth a stop. But not a big program, max half an hour long "journay".

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10 May 2018|
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Response from AAndzia | Reviewed this property |
No.boat in DECEMBER didnt see any at all if you have own one will find some access to get to the lake
10 March 2016|
Response from sligolandrover | Reviewed this property |
It is shared between Sligo and Leitrim