Lough Curra - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
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About Lough Curra
Lough Curra is a lake in County Tipperary and has an elevation of 574 metres. It is one of the iconic attraction in this area and a good picnic destination. YOu can spend some nice time in the middle of natural beauty.
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1.12km from Lough Curra
Galtymore is the highest of the Galtee Mountains, a range that stretches for 30 kms between Tipperary and Limerick. It is one of Ireland's highest mountains, being the 12th-highest on the Arderin list, and 14th-highest on the Vandeleur-Lynam list. Galtymore has the 4th-highest topographic prominence of any peak in Ireland. The mountain and its deep corrie lakes are associated with various Irish folklore tales regarding Saint Patrick and serpents.
2.22km from Lough Curra
Galtybeg is a mountain summit in the region in the county of Tipperary. They run roughly east-west across the border of County Tipperary and County Limerick. The highest point is Galtymore at 918 metres , one of the highest mountains in Ireland. It is a good trekking destination and also it offers so many views from here.
2.31km from Lough Curra
Lyracappul is a mountain in Limerick in Ireland. At a height of 825 metres it is the second highest of the Galtee Mountains and the 29th highest peak in Ireland. Lyracappul is the second highest point in County Limerick. A good trekking destination and also there are also so many things to see and do here.
4.11km from Lough Curra
Temple Hill is a mountain in the Galty Mountains, in County Limerick, Ireland. In the Bronze Age it was a place of worship. Temple Hill has an elevation of 566 metres. Temple Hill is situated north of Knocknascrow, west of Knockaterriff. It is a good trekking destination and also it attracts so many tourists by its climate and also its astonishing views.
5.19km from Lough Curra
Lake Muskry was formerly known as Lough Béal Sead . Legend tells that the lake was once home of beautiful maidens who every second year were metamorphosised into birds, one becoming the most beautiful in the world. To mark her pre-eminence she was allowed to wear a golden necklace which had a sparkling jewel in it.
Glen of Aherlow
6.37km from Lough Curra
The Glen of Aherlow is a valley located between Slievenamuck and the Galtee Mountains. It is a wqalkers paradise. There are five looped walking trails in and around Gortavoher. All start & finish around Christ the King car park. All offer wonderful views and a chance to take time out in nature. This large continuous block of forestry is over 3500 acres in size and provides a home to a selection of animals including pine martins and red squirrels.
Discover More Attractions in Tipperary, Home of Lough Curra
County Tipperary is a county in Ireland. It is located in the province of Munster. The county is named after the town of Tipperary, and was established in the early 13th century, shortly after the Norman invasion of Ireland. It is also the largest landlocked county in Ireland.