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Russborough House

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Address: Wicklow, Ireland
Phone Number: 045/865239
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Description: A beautifully refurnished 18th century mansion housing the world-famous...
A beautifully refurnished 18th century mansion housing the world-famous Albert Beit collection of art.
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An Artist's Grange

The cafe was delicious. We did not have the time and energy to look round the big house but we did enjoy the artists studios especially the forge. I had to resist buying!

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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London, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

The cafe was delicious. We did not have the time and energy to look round the big house but we did enjoy the artists studios especially the forge. I had to resist buying!

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County Wicklow, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

We had planned on visiting this great house for ages and when we did we were well pleased. We love to take tours of old houses or place of historical interest. This turned out to be one of the highlights of our recent trips. The guided tour of the house is well worth the visit. It's great to get an... More 

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Dublin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

The price is good value for what you see I reckon. So....It costs 2 euro to park. I found the staff very helpful. There was a resident woodworker, candle maker and a local art/photography exhibition on site, as well as a proper hedge maze for the children and a playground. There was an icecream vendor outside, within running distance from... More 

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Chicago
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

If you like to immerse yourself in the way the wealthy lived, Russborough House is a great place to visit. From the jaw dropping plaster work of the ceilings, to the amazing art collection, and the lovely furniture, you get a sense of the people that lived here during the different times in history. Spend a full afternoon and walk... More 

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Waterford, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

€12 for an adult guided tour on the hour each hour from 9:00 - 16:00 I think it was on a Saturday. I was on the 15:00 tour and it was the biggest tour of any grand Georgian residences I've been into date - approx. 20-25 ppl. Pro's & Con's to that number, but testament to the popularity as a... More 

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Bathala, Portugal
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

We bought tickets for the sheepdog demonstration and for the guided tour. We started with the sheepdog demo. Michael from the Irish Working Sheepdog, showed us how sheepdogs do their work. Very nice to see how he works with the sound of his voice and with wistling. He takes time to explain about the dogs and the different breed of... More 

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Loch Gorman
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

The grounds, the view and a fantastic tour and guide.... My first time in the house after all the stories about robberies I finally got to see the real Russborough... It was really worth it...

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

If you have lunch in the tea rooms at Russborough House, you can still see Lady Beit’s balcony, where she supervised the kitchen from above, scrutinising every detail without risking her skirts. In the cellar, you can see the room that was probably the butler’s pantry – I say probably, because it might have been the room with the unrelated... More 

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Exloo, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

This Palladian house offers you a rare chance to see an abundance of plasterwork by the Lafranchini brothers and a collection of paintings and furnishing. The house and the grounds are well-kept and the view across the lake to the Wicklow mountains is stunning.

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BELFAST, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Six of us had got together for a family get together in Wicklow for three days.. On 18th July we decided to commence the day with a trip to Russborough House and progress to Powerscourt later. We took the 11.00am house tour conducted by a lady named Joan and it turned out to be the most informative knowledgeable trip because... More 

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Address: Wicklow, Ireland
Phone Number: 045/865239
Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Wicklow  >  Wicklow

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