Glencar Waterfall, Leitrim

Visit a truly romantic spot at Glencar Waterfall, near Glencar Lake. Especially impressive after rain, the waterfall can be easily reached by a short wooded walk. Consider packing food for an outdoor lunch at one of the picnic tables provided. You can also buy coffee, tea, and ice cream here, plus you'll find information kiosks on-site if you have questions. Plan your Glencar Waterfall visit and explore what else you can see and do in Carrick-on-Shannon using our Carrick-on-Shannon travel planner.
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  • Nestled in its own wee valley is the lough and a couple of waterfalls. The devils chimney one was dry but the main one was going in full force. Hidden gem only about 100m from road up a well manicured...  more »
  • This is a must see if your in the Sligo / Leitrim area or passing through . Located in Glencar it is surrounded by beautiful scenery that includes the lake and the fantastic landscape of the valley of...  more »
  • I liked the nature surrounding this site. The running water, trees, lake, mountains, birds etc. There is a wonderful cafe at the site.  more »
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  • Beautiful waterfall with well maintained grounds and path, fantastic food at the tea house , and a cute playground for the kids. Don’t forget to look for the Devils Chimney on the mountaintop on your way back out! Highly recommend!!
  • Really nice place to wander and hike. Waterfall grounds themselves are clean and kept. No disturbance to waterfall or downstream when footpaths were put in. After that visit the coffee shop where ample ample knowledge about sligo and its surroundings is waiting for you and then hike up the hill to look down at the breathtaking lake and surrounding hill sides.
  • Nice stop if your staying near by. The waterfall itself is very near the car park so you don't have to go far or cross country. There's a kids park at the entrance along with a café. Very peaceful.
  • Pleasant scenery, short walk with a slight incline leads to the waterfall. Refreshments on hand from the cafe, with indoor and outdoor seating. Small play park for the younger children.
  • Nice drive, ample and well maintained car park with toilets, views, a tea shop and a small playground. A good place for a detour/stop off on the Wild Atlantic Way.
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