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Curraghmore house is Waterford's downton abbey with an acre and a half fabulous courtyard surrounded by trees and stables. it boasts magnificent stonework, a hall anyone would... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 17, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015 via mobile

Curraghmore house is Waterford's downton abbey with an acre and a half fabulous courtyard surrounded by trees and stables. it boasts magnificent stonework, a hall anyone would die for with a staircase the design never to be seen again, the gardens are spectaculor i really enjoyed my visit there on friday night last with my colleagues from the waterford museun... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

I had the pleasure of being the tour bus driver for Ciceroni Travel who were visiting Curraghmore House and Gardens and got to join the group for the tour. Basil (a former Butler of the House) was our guide and was extremely personable, informative and humourous. This is a real living house and family home which makes the experience all... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

What an experience!I found Curraghmore with a little difficulty as it is poorly signed but the small amount of trouble was very well worth it. I was the only visitor for the 2pm slot and so had the wonderful experience of being given a one to one by Basil the 5 star guide! Basil was the Butler at the house... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Visted this beautiful estate and historic house with a group of work friends. Basil is an amazing guide and entertaining as well as informative. The house is a working house so not your typical museum type tour and all the more facinating for it. The family history is brought to life by Basil with great flair and storytelling. The shell... More 

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Wollongong, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 via mobile

We stumbled upon this stunning estate today and felt privileged to be able to wander around this newly opened to the public garden. Basil the wonderful friendly "butler"/tour guide was incredibly knowledgeable and made us feel right at home. He even gave our 2 year old bread to feed to the Ducks. We also got a tour of the Shell... More 

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Waterford, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

My brother and sister and I visited Curraghmore today, 31/03/15. On our arrival we were greeted by our very friendly guide. Although we are from Kilmacthomas, not too far away, I hadn't heard much about Curraghmore House, until my partner visited with his college group and returned to tell me all about it. I couldn't wait to visit the house... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We visited Curraghmore House & Gardens on 19 March 2015. On our arrival, we were greeted (and thoroughly investigated) by Lady Waterford's teckel hound, Hector! We fell in love with him, and his breed, immediately!! The House & Gardens are undoubtedly impressive - not only as they currently stand (which is impressive enough) - but one can easily imagine the... More 

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Ballarat, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

The house is such a breathtaking sight as you drive down the long driveway, while thousands of pheasants scatter all around you, you take in the entrance and the lovely stag presiding over the courtyard, taken from the family's coat of arms. Basil the former butler to Lord Waterford, who still resides at the house, comes out to meet you... More 

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Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

This was a wonderful surprise - a big house, which is still lived in. It's a wonderful opportunity to see how the other 1% lived and live today. There's still a huntin/shootin/fishin class in existence. Basil is a wonderful guide - full of information about the house and family, and no sense of going through the motions or rushing you... More 

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Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Can't believe this place not advertised or not sign posted from even Portlaw village? It really is a beautiful place! Enjoyed the tour of house immensely! Would love to have seen more of it but I can understand that it is a private residence! Never seen anything like the shell house before! Well worth seeing!

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Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Waterford

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