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Address: Sligo, Ireland

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Sligo in OCTOBER

A really great drive especially if the weather is good and in October the colour of the autumn leaves is fabulous

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 8 November 2016

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

A really great drive especially if the weather is good and in October the colour of the autumn leaves is fabulous

Thank AustraliaGus
Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

We spent a lovely morning on this, stopping at a few places, but particularly enjoying the drive from the main road down to the waters edge close to the Isle of Innisfree. We would love to do this drive again when we would have more time, as there were a number of additional stops which we just had not enough... More 

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St. Albert, Alberta, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

Amazing drive around the Lough. Made several stops to walk and explore a variety of locations, most of which were free to access.

Thank Jim D
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

The route around Lough Gill is at times breath taking. Don't forget to stop of at Dooney Rock for a walk through the forest at the waters edge. The road is quiet and I suggest to start at Carraroe. Well worth it.

Thank Ady P
Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

This is a really beautiful drive. We visited the Isle of Inisfree. The lake is really outstanding natural beauty. A must do if you are in Sligo.

Thank Istephano9
Birmingham, Alabama
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016

Several historical homes, abbeys, monasteries and castles are on the drive. Also if you are a Yeats fan, you will see the Isle od Innifree

Thank bhmvol
Groomsport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

This is a lovely drive but you must be aware of the bends on the road. There are a couple of viewing sites and should be seen. Beautiful.

Thank Susan G
Warsaw, Poland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2016

Drived to Boyle and had a stop here .. Nice lake , not so many tourists ,,Very quiet place and beautiful scenery ..

Thank Patrick D
Cava De' Tirreni, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2016

me and my husband were driving along the lake and the view is simply amazing. this is a unique break of nature in the middle of the forest.

Thank sahira21
Antigua, Guatemala
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2016

Lough Gill is just the most beautiful place in Ireland in my opinion. The place is not crowded with tourists and that makes the place so peaceful. Good place to go for reading a book or just resting a mind.

Thank liiseke

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