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Glencar Lake

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Address: Sligo, Ireland
Phone Number:
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A much improved place to visit, since the opening of the tea shed cafe, with a selection of food to order, cakes and a great selection of food. The spacious car parking and recent... read more

Reviewed 13 November 2016
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Enniskillen, United Kingdom
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Enniskillen, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
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Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

A much improved place to visit, since the opening of the tea shed cafe, with a selection of food to order, cakes and a great selection of food. The spacious car parking and recent additions of a boat trip on the lake or a horse drawn carriage around the lake, make it well worth a visit. The waterfall is easily... More 

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australia
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2016

A new Café has opened at Glencar Waterfall and lake so you can sit inside or outside and enjoy the great scenery over a cup of coffee

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New Canaan
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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

We drove up to see this stunning place just as the sun was setting (only time we could add it in). So glad we did. Sun glinting off the water, rich greens on the surrounding hillsides, a thought of the Yeats brothers passing by added to the atmosphere. Certainly worth the trip down yet another narrow road if you are... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

What a gorgeous waterfall underneath massive ranges overlooking Sligo. A must see if you are visiting Sligo

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Perth, Australia
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456 reviews
296 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 167 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Glencar Lake is exactly as described. It's a lake. Is has water; it has some boats; it has some water plants; it has some lovely mountains as backdrops; it has some nearby waterfalls. In the end, though, it's a lake.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 September 2016

I have driven from Sligo to Enniskillen and vice versa many times past Glencar, and always admired the beautiful scenery, without leaving the main road. While I also admired the scenery during the trip to the lake and up again, and the waterfall itself, it is really a rather small waterfall compared to others I have visited. Nevertheless an enjoyable... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Beautiful scenic waterfall only a 4 minute walk from the car park. Cafeteria on site also clean toilets . Ice cream van in car park in summer. Don't forget your camera!.

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Sligo, Ireland
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 September 2016

The location is peaceful & stunning.I love after a walk to sit & relax with a coffee & good food worth a visit

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Dublin, Ireland
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225 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Beautiful drive round the lake. The views of the lake, mountains are stunning. The waterfall is the biggest in Ireland, but still pretty small as waterfalls go, but a spectacular sight none the less

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County Dublin, Ireland
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13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2016

Few miles outside Sligo town, Glencar walk to its waterfall was a nice way to kill 2 hours with kids. A walk / an ice cream , and off home

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