This stop is exactly what you would picture from an Irish Spring commercial. Rich green land and hills with sheep and a cascading waterfall in the background.
I've pictured the babbling brook that leads up to the waterfall itself - which is spectacular. Lovely nature walk surrounds the park.
If you're going this way, do stop. It's easy and not much of a climb, nice site to see.
The Tea Room and Crafts is well worth a call into. Food is all fresh & delicious. Price is average.
Some crafts are the 'usual' but then they carry some lovely handmade crafts; wool lambs, jewelry and delightful wool fairies. And...
I have visited Glencar waterfall on a number of occasions. This is an amazing waterfall, best viewed after rainfall, that is accessible along a short footpath. It is a great place of natural beauty in Ireland. On the last occasion there were a couple of very hardy young souls actually swimming in the pool, although from their shouting it is...
Easy to see why Yeats wrote of the fairy people at Glencar waterfall as a rainbow appeared and spanned the downfall. Do read the verse and take yourself back to a time before cars, and many visitors. Visitors well catered for by good car parking and a great cafe.
We just walked up to the waterfall and down the pathway again. We missed out on the tea room and the playground. This only took about 20 minutes at the most. It is well maintained and the steps are easy enough. There is also a beautiful scene with sheep by the lake/lough near the car park. Even better - it's...