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Lough Gur Visitor Centre

Lough Gur, Limerick, Ireland
+353 61 385 386
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A Fabulous Find

We visited Lough Gur at the recommendation of our host at Adare Country House. What a find! For... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
stein525
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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Lovely setting and good interpretive displays

Informative interpretive center and short walks. Great place to take kids. They even have a fairy... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
BeirutMoores
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Penang Island, Malaysia
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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
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Lough Gur, Limerick, Ireland
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+353 61 385 386
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"stone circle"
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"heritage centre"
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"standing stones"
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"beautiful lake"
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"ancient history"
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"ring forts"
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"stone age"
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"picnic area"
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"sunny day"
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"well worth a visit"
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"county limerick"
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"nice walk"
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Reviewed 2 days ago 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

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Reviewed 3 days ago

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

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Lough Gur Heritage centre is not to be missed. Situated in a stunning part of Ireland that has been continuously inhabited for 6000 years there is something here for all the family......castle ruins, round house remains, a brilliant historical centre, a ancient stone circle,...More

Thank Barb F
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Astonishing hidden treasure and extremely helpful, knowledgeable staff in the visitor Centre made my visit memorable, interesting and informative, the museum area and guided walk would keep all ages fascinated for hours. Museum guide went to enormous trouble to explain the exhibits, the walk highlights,...More

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Reviewed 3 April 2018

This place is run by volunteers and it a credit to them. A wonderful place to visit for all the family. Very informative and fun.

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Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

We visited Lough Gur yesterday with a group of about 53 high school students. Our teenagers were enthralled with our tour guides. My group was so large we asked to split in two and the boys had Brian the tour guide. He spent so much...More

Thank Ray O
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Reviewed 26 March 2018

A hidden gem is found along little roads half an hour from Limerick city. 7000 years old ! A great visitors' centre and magnificent guides. We were a party of four ...my 85 year old father and my eleven year old grandsons.The guides entertained my...More

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Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

We visited on a cold day but it’s a lovelykk little park and lake. We paid €15 for the family and that got us access to a great audio guide and the small museum. The grounds are free to use. We walked the 100 steps...More

Thank CanadianDeb
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Reviewed 15 March 2018

We did not actually entered the visitor centre but we made all the way through hill and Fairy Woods. It is amazingly beautiful. Our kids and us absolutely enjoyed it. There are few benches on viewing points available. It is perfect place for picnic and...More

Thank Lena G
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MMTarbox
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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Aleksandra F
12 July 2016|
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Response from LRyans | Reviewed this property |
Not completely. It's a shame, lots would love it.
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Theresa F
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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
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