Glencar Lake, Sligo

4.7
#3 of 12 in Nature in Sligo
The 8 km (5 mi) of Glencar Lake let you experience ample trails around the Irish countryside. Follow the short trail near the lake to the northeast corner, where you'll find a 15 m (49.2 ft) waterfall featured in some of William Butler Yeats' poetry. Fish for trout and salmon in the lake, and stop for a picnic at one of the many scenic spots. Wear suitable footwear if you're hiking up to the best viewpoints, as the wet conditions can make it quite slippery. Paths to the waterfall are wheelchair accessible. Plan to visit Glencar Lake during your Sligo vacation using our convenient Sligo trip planner.
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  • Beautiful walk suitable for all the family. Buggies friendly to viewing point. Lovely cafe and playarea for the younger kids when finished your walk.  more »
  • Definitely worth a drive down to the lake through the valley, can be a bit scary looking for the edge initially.  more »
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  • This is were my dr took me to when I first came to irleand and my kids back home and there df and gf they take there for the first time as well I have started a new tour dishing in my family it so romantic and peaceful and you can tea or coffee and etc as well at the restaurant close by as well xxxx
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