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The Rose of Innisfree Tourboat operates on the picturesque Lough Gill, in counties Sligo & Leitrim, Ireland. Experience some of the most spectacular scenery, spoken so fondly of by the poet W.B.Yeats, all from the comfort of this 72 seating...more
All reviews captain george parkes castle scones lough gill relaxing hour relaxing cruise actual lake his son lovely afternoon local lore an unforgettable experience stunning scenery traditional irish music yeats country glencar waterfall fantastic tour commentary
This is Ireland at its best. George, the narrator is a poet in his right as he recites Yeat's magical work as we gently glided across the lake. With seating both inside and out, refreshments are readily available. Don't miss.
We were on a tour in Ireland and this boat trip was on our itenerary. George was very knowledgable and a true Irish gentleman - providing us with plenty of history and reciting Yeats poems as we went along on the boat. The scenery was...More
a group of thirty boarded this cruise, George the captain was a wonderful guide and narrated some Yeats poetry, not least the Isle of Innissfree which he pointed out to us. His co worker provided our group with Irish Coffee and other refreshments while our...More
Excellent boat tour of Lough Gill starting from parkes castle Sligo . George our boat captain recited Yates Poems . The trip was relaxing and comfortable and great for all the family our children had even a chance to steer the boat under supervision
Enjoyed being on the water at Lough Gill. George sparked romantic imaginings of days gone by as he played Irish music interspersed with recited Yeats poetry as well as local lore as “the Rose” glided across the lake. Alan served up beverages to passengers. The...More
My family and I did not have concrete plans when we arrived in Sligo. We saw the Rose of Innisfree tours advertised in our hotel and decided to give it a try. It turned out to be a highlight of the trip! George was able...More
We took the Rose of Innisfree from Sligo to Parke's castle and back and we totally recommend it to whoever is in the area. The boat trip ws beautiful and calming. The lady who was gathering the money was veey friendly and the captain with...More
We were a family of 11 with grandparents, parents, teenagers and children 11 and 8. The boat trip appealed to all of us. The history, poetry of Yeats, music, and scenery was amazing. We each had a cup of tea and cookies which added to...More
I had a great time on the Yeats Spectacular tour! The weather was rainy, but it was still a lot of fun! George and Tina did a great job! I don’t have a car, so I really appreciated getting out to see more of the...More
Had a lovely hour on lough gill with my bookclub visiting from dublin,they were very impessed with George, the lovely boat and of course the weather was amazing which added to a very enjoyable afternoon.
Thank you George for our trip,