Near Great National Ballykisteen Golf Hotel
Lough Gur is rich in folklore with a wealth of archaeology and history dating back to Stone Age times. Located just 30 minutes from the 4 star Great National Ballykisteen Golf Hotel, Lough Gur is a the perfect day out for all the family.
History and Heritage of Lough Gur
Lough Gur is not just a lake but an enchanting place of stone circles, megalithic tombs, crannogs, ring forts and castles. You can enjoy stunning views and walks around the lakeshore, but you’ll also find ancient burial mounds, megalithic tombs, forts and standing stones during your time at the marvellous site. The magical fairy trail and Solstice Playground are the ideal activity for the kids to enjoy.
The Heritage Centre at Lough Gur displays the rich heritage of Lough Gur through interactive multimedia exhibitions that brings to life years of archaeological history. Trained Guides and Guided Tours are available. The exhibition is suitable for all ages and brings the visitor on a journey through the history of Lough Gur starting during the Mesolithic Era and progressing until the 19th century.
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