Glencar Lake, Sligo

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The 8 km (5 mi) of Glencar Lake let you experience ample trails around the Irish countryside. Follow the short trail near the lake to the northeast corner, where you'll find a 15 m (49.2 ft) waterfall featured in some of William Butler Yeats' poetry. Fish for trout and salmon in the lake, and stop for a picnic at one of the many scenic spots. Wear suitable footwear if you're hiking up to the best viewpoints, as the wet conditions can make it quite slippery. Paths to the waterfall are wheelchair accessible. To visit Glencar Lake and other attractions in Sligo, use our Sligo travel itinerary planner.
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  • We really enjoy the hike / walk up to Devils Chimney. Gentle 30 minute walk up and 15 mins back. Lovely views. Well worth while before continuing on to Glencar falls and coffee shop  more »
  • Glencar Waterfall is a beautiful sight, in a lovely setting, well worth a visit, roads twisty when you leave main road. Lovely coffee shop  more »
  • Although we didn't eat in the coffee shop, it was lovely inside complete with a playground for the kids outside. The waterfall is stunning.  more »