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Lough Gur - Heavenly place

Incredible beauty & tranquility @ Lough Gur. Most enjoyable Visitor Centre experience, run by... read more

Reviewed April 20, 2012
Mike B
Doha, Qatar
New Zealand visits Mystic Lough Gur

My family and I (husband, two boys) recently took what seemed to be a trip back in time when we... read more

Reviewed April 16, 2012
Christchurch New Zealand
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Lough Gur Heritage Centre is a community run tourist attraction telling the story of 6,000 years of habitation in the Lough Gur area. From Neolithic house sites to medieval castles Lough Gur has monuments from every era and the heritage centre...more
Lough Gur, Limerick, Ireland
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed September 23, 2011

You know those Pioneer Villages that you can find near most any major center in North America. With the log cabins, and the mill, the blacksmith, etc. This attraction makes them look like children's school projects. It gives real insight into how the early Irish...More

7  Thank Chris H
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Reviewed November 30, 2016

From the moment we got there it was a disaster, left waiting past our time to see Santa while we were waiting we could hear the people in the next room talking and then when we did none of the information we provided was told...More

6  Thank chl0e1111
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All reviews stone circle heritage centre audio guide beautiful lake standing stones ring forts picnic area fairy village well worth a visit sunny day great family day peaceful place bronze age wonderful place to visit nice walk limerick city folklore
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Reviewed April 20, 2012

Nothing much to see, toilet facilities really filthy and thousands of biting insects buzzing around.More

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LimerickLadyA, Guest Relations Manager at Lough Gur Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded April 22, 2012

Hi there I am so sorry you didn't enjoy your visit to Lough Gur. Can I ask if it was the toilets in the visitor centre which were filthy or the ones near the car park? The local community have recently taken over management of...More

Reviewed April 20, 2012

Incredible beauty & tranquility @ Lough Gur. Most enjoyable Visitor Centre experience, run by informative, welcoming, friendly local people who have great love of Lough Gur and the greater locality - learn all about the history & pre history of the locality. Tea, coffee, ice...More

1  Thank Mike B
Reviewed April 16, 2012

My family and I (husband, two boys) recently took what seemed to be a trip back in time when we stopped off at Lough Gur. We were enchanted from the minute we got out of the car...from the lake where I am sure I heard...More

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Reviewed April 15, 2012

We (2 adults & a teenager) stopped on the way from Limerick to Dublin on a Saturday. We only planned on a short visit but stayed for several hours. The volunteers at the information center were kind & helpful (shout out to Siobvan!), walking on...More

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Reviewed April 14, 2012

Over the Easter break our family visited lough gur. it was a wonderful experience enjoyed by all. The lake is a hidden jem steeped in history and folklore. The visitors centre is well worth a visit and was great value for money . The staff...More

1  Thank sportlady
Reviewed April 13, 2012

What a find! Lough Gur is so unspoilt and a wonderful place to visit - whether you are a family - (the children will love exploring), a couple (very romantic!) or a person looking for some peace and quiet (it is so relaxing to be...More

2  Thank LimerickLadyA
Reviewed March 29, 2012

I visited Lough Gur for the first time last Sunday and to be honest I was expecting so much more. We decided to go for a stroll but the path came to an abrupt end soon after leaving the car park. We saw people wandering...More

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Reviewed March 23, 2012

My grown children and I visited Lough Gur last Sunday which was Mother's Day in Ireland. We went for an afternoon drive and ended up near Lough Gur so decided to pay a visit as it was several years since I had last been there....More

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Reviewed March 18, 2012

Recommend a visit. Staff very friendly and informative. Lots to learn about stone age/bronze age culture in the region. The scenery was fantastic.

1  Thank ooder
Reviewed February 21, 2012

The lake is great with many walks around it and good areas for picnics, wouldnt waste money on the visitor centre however there are lots of free ruins etc around the local area, dont bother with fishing the lake most fish are now gone.

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April 10, 2017|
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Response from LimerickLadyA | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Hi there. Unfortunately due to the present bus strike the only way to get from Bunratty to Lough Gur is either with a car or by taxi. If you do get an opportunity to come to Lough Gur please let us know and we will do our... More
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Response from LRyans | Reviewed this property |
Not completely. It's a shame, lots would love it.
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Response from patrick l | Reviewed this property |
private car, Dan Dooley car rental , by foot where we parked there was plenty of spaces , no cost went around noon