Lough Gur Heritage Centre exhibition visit and outdoor tour: 2.5 hours. The exhibition tour takes 40 minutes leaving 1hr 50 minutes for the outdoor excursion
The Lough Gur experience begins outdoors at Ireland’s largest and oldest stone circle; aligned to the winter and summer solstice. Here visitors can walk unobstructed in the footsteps of Ireland’s first inhabitants within this ancient, ritual and sacred site. Further highlights of this visit include the megalithic wedge tomb, New Church, Carraig Aille stone forts, lake front walk, early Christian field settlement and the Lough Gur viewing point. At these stops you will see where the earliest settlers once worshiped and lived. Your guide will bring to life the people who once lived on the rich land of Lough Gur. From peasant farmers, Earls, Vikings, Chieftains, mythological creatures & even the Goddess Aine – they all at one point in time to call Lough Gur their home.