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The Rose of Innisfree Tour Boat

Dromahaire Rd, Sligo, Ireland
+353 71 916 4266
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George the Captain, What a character. He makes the trip so worthwhile

We got the boat at Parke's Castle. It is €15 for Adults & €10 for children. The tour lasted 1... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2017
RugbyJuda
Excellent Boast Trip

This is a wonderful boat trip to take on Lough Gill. The docking area is beside Park's Castle. It... read more

Reviewed 2 August 2017
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The Rose of Innisfree Tourboat operates on the picturesque Lough Gill, in counties Sligo & Leitrim, Ireland. Experience some of the most spectacular scenery, spoken so fondly of by the poet W.B.Yeats, all from the comfort of this 72 seating magnificent vessel. Commentary on board. Full bar facilities available. Tea, Coffee & home baking a speciality.Embarking point is from Parke's Castle. Approximately 7 miles from Sligo town on the R286 Dromahair road. Shuttle service available on request.Also available for private hire. Cruise & Dine... Enjoy a delicious three course meal whilst enjoying the breathtaking surroundings. Full menus available on request.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
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“captain george” (10 reviews)
“scones” (11 reviews)
“parkes castle” (10 reviews)
LOCATION
Dromahaire Rd, Sligo, Ireland
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+353 71 916 4266

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Reviewed 6 August 2017

We got the boat at Parke's Castle. It is €15 for Adults & €10 for children. The tour lasted 1 hour..I love boat trips so this appealed to me. But what really made the trip was the Captain George he was amazing. He recited W.B....More

4  Thank RugbyJuda
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

This is a wonderful boat trip to take on Lough Gill. The docking area is beside Park's Castle. It is best to combine a visit to Park's Castle with a cruise of Lough Gill. The boat is warm and comfortable and is closed over so...More

1  Thank Aquinasduffy
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Enjoyed a wonderful relaxing few hours on lough gill. Captain George kept us entertained with very informative details of the local area and recital of yeats poetry along with some soothing music.

1  Thank Mary O
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Tour: Cruise of Lough Gill and Yeats’ Burial Place We were picked up from theYeats Country Hotel, Spa and Leisure Club at 10am: the tour lasted 4 hours and, considering it only cost €30 each, it was very good value indeed. The boat was long,...More

2  Thank _susanevelynmorris
Annette N, Public Relations Manager at The Rose of Innisfree Tour Boat, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2017

Glad you all enjoyed your tour, both by road and lake. We endeavour to make it a memorable occasion for all. Thanks for taking the time to share your experience.

Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Beautiful trip with friendly welcome. Lovely and knowledgeable tour guide with deep love of the area. Very kind to our kids. Enjoyed tea and coffee with biscuits. Full hour long trip and the weather we had that day ... there was no other place I...More

1  Thank Gareth T
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

If you want beautiful scenery mixed in with history and poetry recitations, take this boat ride. Charming and unusual.

Thank Amar K
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

What a lovely treat. Staying in st Angela's and took the short spin down to parked castle. Very relaxed tour, informal and charming. Really enjoyed the recitals. My daughter even quoted a poem herself from WBY - much to the surprise of the captain. Would...More

1  Thank itsmspadge1
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Let me say that during our trip to Ireland we were blown away with how hospitable the Irish people were till we took this boat tour!We were so impressed upon boarding to see all the place settings with cups and scones and jams.There was a...More

1  Thank Connie H
Annette N, Manager at The Rose of Innisfree Tour Boat, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2017

We appreciate your comments. So sorry to hear you took away any negative thoughts from your time on board. The group aforementioned had preordered their Tea and Scones which makes it easier for everyone.i have taken your comments on board,Sorry again Tina.

Reviewed 23 May 2017

Went on the Rose of Innisfree boat trip on Lough Gill. Stunning scenery and weather also made the trip so enjoyable. The poetry reading by the Skipper who got people to join in and the tea/coffee and scrumptious scones and jam made the trip perfect.

1  Thank Eithne F
Annette N, Public Relations Manager at The Rose of Innisfree Tour Boat, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2017

Glad to read you had a good time.Thanks very much for your review, it is greatly appreciated.

Reviewed 22 May 2017

If you are ever in Sligo, treat yourself to a cruise on the Rose of Innisfree. It was just beautiful and the history and poetry of the lake brought to life by the wonderful Captain George. He as an absolute joy and it was one...More

1  Thank Deise1944
Annette N, Public Relations Manager at The Rose of Innisfree Tour Boat, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2017

Thanks very much for your review, it is greatly appreciated & glad you had a good time.

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Sagene
4 September 2016|
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Response from Annette N | Property representative |
Hi. Did you get some information on this?
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Ken L
8 August 2015|
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Response from Alan G | Property representative |
Hi. 12.30 and 3.30 from parkes castle. 15e for adults half fare for children. no charge for under fours. Maximum family price of 45 euro. Regards Alan
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AnnetteO321
22 June 2015|
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Response from Alan G | Property representative |
Daily at 12.30 and 3.30 on demand. Advisable to book with larger groups
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