Glencar Waterfall, Leitrim

Categories: Waterfalls, Nature & Parks
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4.6/5 based on 260+ reviews on the web
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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  • Average waterfall and short walk up to it. Unfortunately it is at least 25 minutes to drive each way. We spent too much time driving for a short walk to average waterfall. There is no "walk along the ...  read more »
  • Glencar waterfall is a dramatic site to see, descending from a 50ft rocky headland into a deep pool below in a haze of white spray. It is most worthwhile to walk up the short path to Glencar waterfall...  read more »
  • Planned to drive up on way back from Donegal but weather closed in. Looks amazing from road. Several roads seem to lead down to it. 
  • Another outstanding area of natural beauty on the Emerald Isle. Glencar Lough is a lovely little lake surrounded by mountains and pastures full of sheep. Glencar Waterfall is a short (and easy; nice path) walk from the parking lot.
  • Such a beautiful place you must see. I never though I will say that but is better when is rainy because waterfall is much bigger and stronger :)
  • Short walk to a beautiful waterfall - and thanks to the Irish weather it's always flowing heavily! The tea shop has been closed both times we visited (outside of peak season), but we have heard good things about it so hopefully will get there in the summer.
  • Stunning! Very inspirational!
  • Lovely waterfall. And it's free.
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