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“Avoid the drive to Innisfree!”

England
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150 reviews
51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
“Avoid the drive to Innisfree!”
Reviewed 28 September 2013

We drove around Lough Gill which is highly recommended BUT we made the mistake of following the road sign for the Isle of Innisfree. This is fine for bikes but not for vehicles as it soon becomes an extremely narrow lane. We met a 50 seater coach which had to reverse about 2 km to turn. The end result was disappointing as the isle is very nondescript. Not worth the journey.

Visited September 2013
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Buncrana, Ireland
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160 reviews
77 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
“Very picturesque!”
Reviewed 17 August 2013

We went here recently whilst staying at Rosses Point. The sun was shining, making this an absolutely lovely drive. Beautiful lake; beautiful vistas.

Visited July 2013
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Portrush, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Dont misss this”
Reviewed 17 July 2013

You will not believe what you are about to see just a short drive from Sligo and just beyond Glencar waterfall. This lake looks like it belongs on the Alps, huge, crystal clear and completely unspoilt-tell me i am wrong!

Visited July 2013
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County Down
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101 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
“Could be so much better.”
Reviewed 17 July 2013

Lough Gill itself is very beautiful . Unfortunately there are very few vantage spots / viewing areas that you can stop at and picnic areas are scarce. The road around the lake is at times very narrow too - so take care where you stop.

Visited July 2013
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North Liberty, Iowa, USA
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29 reviews
12 attraction reviews
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“Nice drive even on a rainy day”
Reviewed 9 July 2013

We did the drive on a rainy day. Parke's Castle tour was excellent, the short walk to the Abbey Manor Hotel in Dromahair is nice, the Holly Well as well.

Visited June 2013
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