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Glencar Waterfall

Leitrim, Carrick-on-Shannon, Ireland
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A day out in county Leitrim

We choose to venture out on one of the hottest and brightest days of the year so far, and aimed to... read more

Reviewed 26 May 2017
Anthony R
Absolutely gorgeous

I'm not the best at walking any distance but this was fantastic, it was wheelchair friendly also... read more

Reviewed 26 May 2017
Belfast, United Kingdom
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Leitrim, Carrick-on-Shannon, Ireland
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Reviewed 26 May 2017

We choose to venture out on one of the hottest and brightest days of the year so far, and aimed to conquer the mighty Glencar Waterfall. So we drove for a few hours in the heat on winding and uneven roads, laden with slow moving...More

Thank Anthony R
Reviewed 26 May 2017

I'm not the best at walking any distance but this was fantastic, it was wheelchair friendly also and so close to the car park. I would recommend it and the views over the lake are tremendous on the drive to the waterfall carpark. They have...More

2  Thank elainedunbar35
Reviewed 25 May 2017

nice scenic waterfall and not too far of a walk from the car park. there is a decent tea room close by and clean toilets in the car park.

1  Thank Michael M
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

If you've seen Vic Falls or Niagara this doesn't remotely compare in terms of the pow factor. In fact there is a somewhat similar falls outside Luang Prabang in Laos which is higher and has greater volume. But this waterfall is still very nice and...More

Thank Stephen M
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Well worth a 30 minute visit! This venue is very popular with 'Brides and Grooms' and 'Holy Communion Children'. (Photo. opportunities) There is free access and it isn't difficult to navigate.

1  Thank sonyamsonyamsonyam
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

We have been living in the Midlands for some years and I honestly can't believe it has taken us so long to visit. The tranquil setting for this amazing attraction begins in the carpark, over looking lush rolling hills and a fantastic looking lake. We...More

Thank Keith T
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Scenery around here is only breathtaking! Full marks to Leitrim Co. Co. for having the facilities so good. Big car park, clean toilets, very well kept surroundings - steps and gardens. The waterfall itself is gorgeous. There is a very nice 'tea shed' there where...More

1  Thank Eily1961
Reviewed 4 May 2017

A lovely family experience was had here on a beautiful sunny day.A lovely walk up to a fantastic waterfall & a beautiful view of the area.

1  Thank reginakearney
Reviewed 3 May 2017

such a beautiful place to relax and unwind, lovely spot for family picnics and pictures. coffee shop and playground close by.

2  Thank Duffman90
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

If you're in the area check it out. It's nice not amazing.. Go for a walk up & around the water fall. Maybe 40 min of your day

Thank aoifetuna
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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