Coumshingaun Lough

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  • Address: Co. Waterford, Ireland
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 05:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Family And Kids, Lake, Nature, Swimming Pool

Famed as the jewel of the Comeraghs, this serene lake is a refreshing break for nature lovers. Considered to be one of the finest examples of Corrie Lake (coum in gaelic) in Western Europe, this place is perfect for a drive away from Waterford.

Highlights include:

  • Hiking
  • Forest walking
  • Exploring the diverse flora and fauna
  • Swimming (recommended only in summers)

Plenty of walking tours are available with expert guides that will not only walk you through the tricky paths of the forests that lead up to the lake, but will also provide you with informative introduction of the flora and fauna as you hike.

Don’t miss out observing the small ponds with frogs and tadpoles on your way.

Hike up to the lake and enjoy the mesmerising views! 

  • Guided tours are available.

  • Car, guided tours, hike

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  • Coumshingaun Lough Address: Co. Waterford, Ireland
  • Coumshingaun Lough Timing: 24-hrs
  • Coumshingaun Lough Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Coumshingaun Lough(preferred time): 08:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Coumshingaun Lough: 05:00 Hrs
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  • 9.09% of people who visit Waterford include Coumshingaun Lough in their plan

  • 29.41% of people start their Coumshingaun Lough visit around 4 PM - 5 PM

  • People usually take around 4 Hrs 30 Minutes to see Coumshingaun Lough

Monday, Wednesday and Saturday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Coumshingaun Lough

People normally club together Tipperary Crystal and Garter Lane Arts Centre while planning their visit to Coumshingaun Lough.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures
  • We did the loop around the lough after work today, 3.5 hours in total. Gorgeous scenery - so peaceful! Plenty of sheep along the way, was amazed at how they manage to traverse the cliffs without falling!

  • A magnificent lake in a fantastic setting with a gentle enough climb to it and well worth doing.

  • Excellent place to visit. You have to go

  • Amazing place for a hike or camping

  • Wonderful example of a corrie. Not the most difficult climb, but there is no set route to follow, so you might want to look it up online.

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