The Heritage Centre located by the lakefront in Lough Gur was fully refurbished and restored in 2013. The exhibition within provides an overview of one of Ireland’s most important archaeological sites. It is the only area in the country where you can see visible evidence of every age since Neolithic times.

The Heritage Centre provides visitors with information on the surrounding sites and attractions in the local area.

Lough Gur in County Limerick, Ireland between the towns of Herbertstown and Bruff. The lake forms a horseshoe shape at the base of Knockadoon Hill and some rugged elevated countryside. Lough Gur is a shallow lake measuring 3.5 meters at its deepest level. The lake is fed from underground springs and is not free flowing. The lake and the surrounding area is known to be one of Ireland’s most important archaeological sites. Humans have lived in Lough Gur since Neolithic times. The site of Lough Gur is the only area in all of Ireland where you will see visible remains of every age of mankind throughout the centuries.

Lough Gur welcomes people of all ages. The grounds do have certain areas that can accommodate prams however please note that certain sections of the walking trails do have steeps steps and are not suitable for buggies. Changing facilities are available in the Heritage Centre.

The public bathrooms by the car park are maintained and operated by Limerick City and County Council. For any queries relating to these facilities please contact the council direct.

There is free car parking available by the lake front. There is also a coach car park that can be used by private cars in the off season. Please note that the grounds outside of the Heritage Centre are under the care of Limerick City and County Council.

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The Heritage Centre located by the lakefront in Lough Gur was fully refurbished and restored in 2013. The exhibition within provides an overview of one of Ireland’s most important archaeological sites. It is the only area in the country where you can see visible evidence of every age since Neolithic times.

The Heritage Centre provides visitors with information on the surrounding sites and attractions in the local area.

Lough Gur in County Limerick, Ireland between the towns of Herbertstown and Bruff. The lake forms a horseshoe shape at the base of Knockadoon Hill and some rugged elevated countryside. Lough Gur is a shallow lake measuring 3.5 meters at its deepest level. The lake is fed from underground springs and is not free flowing. The lake and the surrounding area is known to be one of Ireland’s most important archaeological sites. Humans have lived in Lough Gur since Neolithic times. The site of Lough Gur is the only area in all of Ireland where you will see visible remains of every age of mankind throughout the centuries.

Lough Gur welcomes people of all ages. The grounds do have certain areas that can accommodate prams however please note that certain sections of the walking trails do have steeps steps and are not suitable for buggies. Changing facilities are available in the Heritage Centre.

The public bathrooms by the car park are maintained and operated by Limerick City and County Council. For any queries relating to these facilities please contact the council direct.

There is free car parking available by the lake front. There is also a coach car park that can be used by private cars in the off season. Please note that the grounds outside of the Heritage Centre are under the care of Limerick City and County Council.