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Pretty cool "mistake" discovery!

We just happen to drive by and decided to stop. It was pretty empty and a nice walk. We enjoyed... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Chicago, Illinois
Not to be missed gem in Ireland

We enjoyed our visit to the Lough Gur Heritage Centre today. Packed with great information about... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Cashel, Ireland
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Lough Gur Heritage Centre is a community run tourist attraction telling the story of 6,000 years of habitation in the Lough Gur area. From Neolithic house sites to medieval castles Lough Gur has monuments from every era and the heritage centre...more
Lough Gur, Limerick, Ireland
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We just happen to drive by and decided to stop. It was pretty empty and a nice walk. We enjoyed the "fairy village" and the great views.

Thank krelltunez
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed our visit to the Lough Gur Heritage Centre today. Packed with great information about centuries of Irish living. Besides the audio information tour, one of the docents at the museum gave us a guided personal tour through the displays. She answered all our...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely worth visiting. Lovely views and very beautiful countryside. A great educational experience. The staff were very helpful and even assisted us with finding accommodation. A lovely afternoon.

Thank Dietmar K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had Lough Gur tagged as a place to stop for a quick look while traveling through Ireland. Found it to be way more than I imaged with various ruins and spectacular views. Staff at visitor center very helpful. Glad we made this part of our...More

Thank Melissa H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Bring the picnic and on a summers day, you will spend the entire day with the kids. Loads of space to run, climb, paddle...just stunning

Thank Anne Marie E
Reviewed 2 June 2018

A truly peaceful place. Informative visitors centre. Short walks. If you are Into photography then this is the place for you. Picnic spots a plenty. Great place for all the family.

Thank waccerwag
Reviewed 26 May 2018

Really helpful staff. The grounds are beautiful. We were so glad that we included Lough Gur in our travel plans. Our first day back in Ireland - and felt the magic right away.

Thank Wahnie
Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile

We visited Lough Gur at the recommendation of our host at Adare Country House. What a find! For anyone who is interested in early Irish history, this property is a must visit. There were many interesting exhibits about the archaeological history of the area. In...More

Thank stein525
Reviewed 21 May 2018

Informative interpretive center and short walks. Great place to take kids. They even have a fairy trail :-)

Thank BeirutMoores
Reviewed 30 April 2018

Lough Gur is an historical site that includes a 5,000-yr old stone circle, dolmen tombs, an ancient church, and an excellent Visitor Centre on the shores of the lake. The visual and hands-on displays in the tourist centre explain the historical importance of the area...More

Thank Maureen B
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11 April 2017|
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Response from LimerickLadyA | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Hi there. Unfortunately due to the present bus strike the only way to get from Bunratty to Lough Gur is either with a car or by taxi. If you do get an opportunity to come to Lough Gur please let us know and we will do our... More
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12 July 2016|
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Response from LRyans | Reviewed this property |
Not completely. It's a shame, lots would love it.
Theresa F
14 September 2015|
Response from patrick l | Reviewed this property |
private car, Dan Dooley car rental , by foot where we parked there was plenty of spaces , no cost went around noon