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Address: Cathedral Place, Killarney, Ireland
Phone Number: 353-64-31633
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A scenic house and estate located in the heart of Killarney National Park.

A scenic house and estate located in the heart of Killarney National Park.

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Charming little Hansel and Gretel cottage

What a sweet little cottage this is, with the most exquisite thatched roof.After having a stroll around the park, my husband and I had a lovely coffee here ( they use Java) and a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 8, 2015
Jilldutoit
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Port Elizabeth, South Africa

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Grayslake
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19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

The Tea Room is not a large space. I love this particular place because it's a great starting off place to sit and enjoy a nice cup of tea or at the end of a long day of walking through the park. My daughter and I love to come in September or October and enjoy a cup of hot tea... More 

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Thank windy56
Dusseldorf, Germany
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85 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Knockreer House is not accessible for the public. The view from this location is more or less obstructed by trees. So don't bother to go there. The only great looking building I discovered on the estate is Deenagh Lodge Tea Room which was built in 1834.

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Thank Johnny19039
University Park, Maryland
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220 reviews
73 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 via mobile

The house that was rebuild lacks any character, the garden is a mowed area left to go wild. There are neat steps but sadly that is all that remains. The are so many other things you should do rather than go here.

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Thank esopus35
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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355 reviews
196 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 260 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

What a sweet little cottage this is, with the most exquisite thatched roof.After having a stroll around the park, my husband and I had a lovely coffee here ( they use Java) and a very tasty slice of apple tart and cream. I think it is an excellent idea to provide employment opportunities for Downs syndrome sufferers and the experience... More 

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1 Thank Jilldutoit
Coeur D Alene
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141 reviews
67 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Just inside the gate to Killarney Nat'l Park and across the road from St. Mary's Cathedral, is this lovely thatched roof cottage, now used as a "Tea Room." From our table on the patio we watched the locals and their dogs, the jaunting carts and horses, and chatted with our fellow diners. The cottage is run as a training experience... More 

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2 Thank cdafloathouse
Killarney, Ireland
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55 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2012

perfect location in the town you can take a long walk along the many natural pathways or take a ride in a horse driven buggy from the town its one place not to miss.

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Thank june g
Dereham, United Kingdom
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107 reviews
76 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2012

The estate has some wonderful walk routes and its peaceful and quiet. Don't go expecting to see a grand manor house... there is a house, but it's not something you can walk around its not the original which was on the estate.

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1 Thank Lisa P
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37 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2012

Fabulous amentiy so close to the town centre. There is a lovely riverside loop for walkers, bikes and horses. Much more pleasnt since the Jarvey horses took to nappies. Great playground and new cycle / walking route to Fossa. Interesting history of the Browne family / Lord Castlerosse etc.

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1 Thank LooneyTours
ireland
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19 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2012

nice atmosphere, nice surroundings, pleasant staff, nice snack pick me up when it was badly needed. very beautiful setting, nice end to a walk around the grounds

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Thank Aileen M
Ireland
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25 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2012

This is a beautiful natural environment, close to the town centre, and very widely used by townspeople. No cars, only horses and bicycles and pedestrians. Luckily it wasn't taken over some years ago by the Golf Club!!!!

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Thank Marybor

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