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Glencar Waterfall

Leitrim, Carrick-on-Shannon, Ireland
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This is one place I think everyone should go to.Once we arrived we were pleasantly surprised to see... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Clara R
Aylesbury, United Kingdom
via mobile
Beautiful Waterfall

This is a lovely outing. Not a bad pathed walk for anyone. The view at the end is lovely. Well... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Erica A
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“car park” (60 reviews)
“short walk” (29 reviews)
“coffee shop” (19 reviews)
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Leitrim, Carrick-on-Shannon, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is one place I think everyone should go to.Once we arrived we were pleasantly surprised to see that there wasn't far to walk to get to the waterfall ,it was only a short walk away .As you progress up the stairs you began to...More

Thank Clara R
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a lovely outing. Not a bad pathed walk for anyone. The view at the end is lovely. Well worth the trip. Lovely tea room at the bottom called the TeaShed.

Thank Erica A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had just been at Devils Chimney Waterfall 2km down the road so when we got to Glencar we thought we would have a lovely walk to the waterfall its really just at the bottom. I think its too commercialised to be honest. Still beautiful...More

Thank RugbyJuda
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visit glencar most years we come to this area and am never disappointed with it. Beautiful area and lovely cafe and play area for the kids.

Thank elsieod
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Glencar Waterfall is one of the most beautiful waterfalls in the world. Leitrim County Council have built a beautiful pathway up to the waterfall which follows the bank of the river. At the top the sound of the water falling and the sight of...More

Thank Aquinasduffy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We go here on a regular time to visit the coffee shop which is very friendly and welcoming atmosphere. .. kids friendly playground also there and the waterfall is lovely too on a sunny day.

Thank duck47
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A beautiful drive along the lake will get you to a beautiful waterfall, just a pleasant walk from a car park. And you'll see that rarest of European sites, free parking!!

Thank b0b202
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely place for a little walk + great coffee shop. There are also options of longer walk but none are well marked so ask for information at the coffee shop.

Thank mamamia05
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited this area on our way to sligo town. It was breathtaking. We climbed all the steps and took loads of photos from all angles. Well worth a viait

Thank barney20092017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A beautiful place. Amazing waterfall with a well maintained walkway up to viewing point and nice facilities around. Beautiful scenic lake at ground level too. A gem.

Thank Kevin O
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Caitriona C
25 July 2016|
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Response from Weefers | Reviewed this property |
About an hour. Take the N4 (main road) to Sligo and its another 15 mins or so up from there.
28 January 2016|
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Response from Orla B | Reviewed this property |
No Cathy, it's really close to the carpark and the few steps are wide and levelled. You'll love it there.
10 September 2015|
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Response from leitrim48 | Reviewed this property |
You can get up close to the waterfall with a pram. There are steps at the top if you want to get very close but you can see all you need to see without climbing the steps