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Muckross House and Gardens

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Address: Muckross House, Killarney National Park, Muckross Rd, Killarney, Co.Kerry Ireland | Muckross Rd, Killarney, Co.Kerry Ireland, Killarney, Ireland
Phone Number: 353-64-66-31440
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Description: A beautiful 19th-century mansion with a spectacular view of the Irish...
A beautiful 19th-century mansion with a spectacular view of the Irish countryside.
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10 km track

That is an easy walk on a flat ground but be prepared and have water-resistant shoes as some parts of track might be flooded!

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 27, 2015
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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

That is an easy walk on a flat ground but be prepared and have water-resistant shoes as some parts of track might be flooded!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

This house was beautiful! I didn't see the inside, but spend a couple hours simply viewing the outdide. There were so many secret pathways through the outside gardens! We had a blast just exploring those! The views were breathtaking with the visible mountains in the distance. There is a path that leads to the Trac waterfall which is a must... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Must see in Killarney. The house is beautiful - inside and out. My favorite was the gardens - the stream gardens are like something out of a fairytale.

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York, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

We visited this whilst in the Killarney area on holiday and were not disappointed. The house looked magnificent but the gardens were really lovely even in September. We walked the woodland walks for ages and there are lakes to go around as well together with an opportunity to go in a jaunting cart for a fee. No fee for gardens... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

See the information I posted under Killarney National Park. There are lower lakes and upper lakes. I didn't do the upper lake tour. But, you can take the Jaunting Cars (horse and buggy) there for a few Euro.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

The house is magnificent but the grounds were my favorite part. The rhododendrons were in full bloom and they are huge, much taller than the ones I'm accustomed to in America. There is a small stream wandering through the gardens with oversized tropical plants. I could have spent hours wandering the grounds. Definitely worth the time to stop and see... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

So fun. Go on the horse and buggy ride. we had our young daughters with us who thought this was the most fun thing we could do all day!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015 via mobile

we arrived too late to tour the inside, but the gardens and views of lake were lovely. We enjoyed walking the grounds.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Every year I always make sure I get out here. The walks are just fab and u spend the whole day out here especially if its a lovely summers day. You are never lost for a walking area when you come out the muckross. If you really want to relax you can take a jaunting trip around the grounds. Would... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We visited here as part of our group tour of Ireland. The grounds were stunning, with the huge trees in the park-like setting overlooking the lake. We did not take the tour of the mansion.

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