Glencar Waterfall, Leitrim

Glencar Waterfall provides a lovely morning / afternoon family trip where you

Glencar Waterfall provides a lovely morning / afternoon family trip where you can immerse yourself in nature. Nothing better for kids’ sense of wonder and adventure!! A short walk along a forest path brings you to the beautiful waterfall … spectacular scenery and also, keep an eye on the way up for goats in the nearby farm!

There are steps to the top of the waterfall or a buggy / wheelchair access trail which finishes before the waterfall. If planning to go to the top with a baby, a sling / backpack would be needed.

For food, there is a tea shop by the car park and picnic areas … also, bathroom facilities and playground.

One thing of importance to note … dogs are not allowed up to the waterfall so if you are on holidays and bringing your furry friend, then maybe consider this before you go.

Overall, an easy, short trip out that all ages will love!

The Family Edit & Co. 

We’re privileged to have so many wonderful Families, Businesses and Experts share their passion and knowledge on so many topics of Family Life.

From Day Trips to Supports, Activities to Books and lots more! 

Join our Mailing List

Related Articles


Celebrating World Reflexology Week and the Power of Reflexology for All Ages

In celebration of World Reflexology Week, Sinead Staunton, Reflexologist and Founder of goto-post


5 Irish Castle Family Staycations

Fall in love with Ireland all over again in 2023. Create memories goto-post


Family Friendly Things to do in Mayo

The requests for things to do in different Counties are coming in goto-post


Greenways of Ireland: Top Trails To Get The Entire Family Active

From the Waterford Greenway to the Great Western Greenway, Ireland really does goto-post


Family Friendly Things to do in Wicklow

Wicklow is a County that is known for being very family friendly goto-post


Family Friendly Dublin

Roisín @chaosnharmony is mom of two and lives in the beautiful County goto-post


The Ultimate Summer 2022 Trip – Discover the Aran Islands

With the sun making a glorious return, many of us are starting goto-post


Best Bluebell Walks in Ireland

A walk in the woods or local forest is wonderful at any goto-post