Glencar Waterfall, Leitrim

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Waterfall Nature / Park
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. To visit Glencar Waterfall on your holiday in Carrick-on-Shannon, and find out what else Carrick-on-Shannon has to offer, use our Carrick-on-Shannon trip builder.
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  • We drove many kilometers to see this waterfall and although nice, it was a bit disappointing. We've seen waterfalls in Costa Rica, Ecuador, Hawaii so this was just a baby waterfall but nice if you've ...  more »
  • About a twenty minute drive from Sligo you will find the Glencar Waterfall,which is well sign posted . Parking is adequate both for tour coaches and cars and is free of charge.As you proceed towards t...  more »
  • Bit off the beaten track and probably needs better sign posts but worth a visit very accessible once you get to it only a short walk up some steps to the waterfall  more »
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  • It's such a beautiful place, the views of the mountains and the lake is stunning and then the waterfall it's self is just beautiful. There are public toilets by the car park and benches around to sit on even on the way up to the waterfall. There are maybe about 20 steps up to the waterfall but if you have a buggy or wheelchair the waterfall is fully visible from the bottom of the steps. The teashed cafe at the entrance if the waterfall has a play ground for the kids and they do lovely home made cakes, good coffee and even a range of gifts.
  • A nice waterfall in a lovely setting. Very short walk around the area and with all the bins when I visited I got plagued by wasp's , and I hate wasp's. That's the only negative really there is a free car park across the road and a lovely cafe at the start of the walk with a playground for the little ones. On a sunny day it's well worth the 20 minute drive from Sligo town and the lake is stunning worth a visit.
  • Spectacular waterfall but requires a short hike up a signposted track. Attractive coffee shop nearby and also a spacious carpark overlooking the lake, with well maintained toilets. In season, there is often a locally owned ice cream van.
  • Beautiful place. Very suitable for families with a playground and ice cream van. The area around the waterfall is very well looked after.
  • O my God it's a Beautiful place scenery was fabulous. Also restaurant was lovely staff was so friendly and helpful.