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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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Beautiful house and gardens. Bring walking shoes! If you want to take a horse and carriage, get one in the main town of Killarney bc if you wait and get one to leave the house to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 2, 2015
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Folkston, Georgia
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Folkston, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

Beautiful house and gardens. Bring walking shoes! If you want to take a horse and carriage, get one in the main town of Killarney bc if you wait and get one to leave the house to take you back into the city, they charge more and want take you all the way back into town. Be cautious too, becuase they... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

Take the guided tour. The staff very friendly. Nice views from the house. Walk around the gardens and nearby forest.

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Kenmare, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

Walk, cycle whatever way. No better way to spend a day withe family, couples or on your own. Scenery so beautiful and of course the great cafe on site with superb main meals or snacks. Muck cross farm also.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

This was a lovely option for a rather dreary Sunday afternoon - the selection in the cafe was wide enough for a number of tastebuds and there were a great selection of cakes for those with a sweet tooth! The ground then had a good opportunity for a walk to help burn off the banoffee pie!

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Albany, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

When you look around at the house one would think "who could ask for more? " The truth is the owners of the house ( several of them) did not live happly ever after. With that being said I like the story of the owners more than the house. The house is a gem like the ones found in New... More 

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

We were planning on only taking pictures of the house exterior and skipping the tour. But we decided to go on the last tour in hopes to get interior pictures. Imagine our disappointment when we were told no interior pictures are permitted AFTER we bought our tickets. My husband was especially annoyed as he was very hungry at this point.... More 

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Fernandina Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015 via mobile

I really don't care for Victorian architecture or furniture but I must admit I enjoyed visiting here it was a pleasant surprise the gift shop is really nice but best of all the restaurant has really good lunch food I hate shepherds pie I did not get it but my daughter and son in law did and they loved it... More 

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Killarney, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015 via mobile

A beautiful historic house and wonderful gardens over looking the lakes where you can take a stroll taking go the breath taking views of the mountains You can take a very interesting tour around the house

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Limerick, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015 via mobile

We visited here on a recent trip to Killarney. The house and grounds are beautiful. Our visit was much enhanced by our tour guide who made the house come alive under her well informed and interesting commentary. We visited with two teenagers and our guide held their interest throughout. For €28 for a family of four we found this to... More 

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Brimfield, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

We (my husband and 1 year old son) parked a short walk from the Abbey, from there we continued on to the house and then to the falls. The walk was several hours as we stopped to take in the sights and explore the beauty and history of the area. We took a horse drawn carriage ride back to our... More 

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