Gleniff Horseshoe - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
About Gleniff Horseshoe
The Gleniff horseshoe is a nice 10km loop along quiet roads with spectacular views and dramatic and wild Dartry Mountains. The walk also provides dramatic views of the Donegal Bay and the Ulster County beyond. The drive takes around 30 minutes and it’s a fine way to spend a rainy afternoon, while the walk stretches for around 2.5 hours and treats you to some glorious Sligo scenery.
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2.88km from Gleniff Horseshoe
Truskmore Mountain is the highest point in County Sligo and County Leitrim, which is part of the Dartry Mountains. The edges of this plateau are marked by high cliffs, including Ben Bulbin , Benwiskin , Slievemore and Kings Mountain. A good trekking destination and also it offers beautiful views from here.
3.87km from Gleniff Horseshoe
Benbulben is Ireland’s most distinctive mountain and known in some parts as Ireland’s version of Table Mountain. It is the western point of the Dartry Mountains, a large and bulky collection of heads and glaciated valleys. The mountain is formed from Dartry limestone. It was shaped during the ice age, when Ireland was under glaciers. Originally it was a large plateau. Glaciers moving from the northeast to southwest shaped it into its present distinct formation.
4.04km from Gleniff Horseshoe
A beautiful freshweater lake located in the northwest of Ireland. It covers an area of 1.15 square kilometres and lies mostly in County Leitrim with a smaller part in County Sligo. Glencar Waterfall is located near the lake's north shore on the Leitrim side.
4.55km from Gleniff Horseshoe
The 15m-high Glencar Waterfall is situated near Glencar Lake, 11km west of Manorhamilton, County Leitrim. It creates a truly magical atmosphere. A short, picturesque wooded walk offers varied viewing platforms to enjoy the waterfall. The facilities on site include a car park, picnic area, public toilets, playground, tea room and Tourist Information Point.
4.67km from Gleniff Horseshoe
Glencar Lough locally known as Glencar Lake, is a freshwater lake in the northwest of Ireland. It covers an area of 1.15 square kilometres and lies mostly in County Leitrim with a smaller part in County Sligo. Glencar Waterfall is located near the lake's north shore on the Leitrim side. Glencar Lough is primarily fed by Glencar Waterfall, on the lake's northern shore, and by the Diffreen River, entering at the lake's eastern end.
4.79km from Gleniff Horseshoe
Tievebaun Mountain is a mountain in County Leitrim, Republic of Ireland. The height of the mountain is 611 metres. The mountain is known for its cliffs. The main summit of the mountain is named "Eagles Rock". The mountain is most notable for its cliffs as well as the pinnacles which are located on the eastern and northern sides. The pinnacle known as Eagles Rock is actually the mountain's main summit.
Discover More Attractions in Sligo, Home of Gleniff Horseshoe
County Sligo is a county in Ireland. It is located in the Border Region and is part of the province of Connacht. Sligo is the administrative capital and largest town in the county. Sligo County Council is the local authority for the county. The population of the county was 65,535 at the 2016 census. It is noted for Benbulben Mountain, one of Ireland's most distinctive natural landmarks.