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Muckross House, Gardens & Traditional Farms

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Muckross House, Gardens, and Traditional Farms represent the focal point and nucleus of Killarney National Park. This is Ireland's oldest National Park, and it includes the world famous Lakes of Killarney, as well as the mountains and woodlands that...more
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The Killarney National Park, Killarney V93 EW28, Ireland
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All reviews muckross house downton abbey guided tour gardens are beautiful queen victoria gift shop interesting history torc waterfall great place to visit rainy day well worth the visit national park jaunting car carriage ride horse and cart ring of kerry lake
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Great family walks and trails around beautiful lakes and forests. Good food available also in the cafe.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank David C
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Without a doubt the best tour in Ireland we have had yet. Patsy from start to finish gave an in depth education of the history of the house which was very interesting but kept our engagement with top humour! We will be sure to recommend...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank NZempirerecords
Reviewed 3 days ago

We love visiting here and now have brought our kids for the first time. My daughter thought that the gardens looked like fairies made them. it really is magical!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank CourtneyM1719
Reviewed 3 days ago

I just spent the weekend in Killarney and had a fantastic visit to Muckross House and Gardens. What really made the visit for me apart from the company with me on the day was the guided tour given by Patsy Foley in Muckross House. The...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank BBbaskin
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a wonderful tour of Muckross House and thoroughly enjoyed the gardens, views and grounds. Our tour guide was cheerful and considerate. The gardens and greenhouse were spectacular.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank freqtraveler345
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful grounds, gardens, and very interesting farms. The views from the house across the lake are very beautiful as well!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank MBFNCNative
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Since my last visit 15 years ago, tourism in Ireland has exploded, especially so in Killarney. There are hotels, guest houses and B&Bs everywhere. At the same time, the increasing numbers have meant that a lot more has been invested in attractions and facilities to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank FlyingTheCoop
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Outside of the fact that the garden and grounds are fantastic with breathtaking views of the lake, the house tour is a definite yes yes! Our guide, patsy, was enthusiastic and full of knowledge about the history and the details in the house. Really and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank angelwings_eire1985
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I wanted a walk around the lakes so we were recommended Muckross House as a starting point and I can honestly say it is one of the most magnificent walks in Ireland that I have ever done. There are several view points...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Yvonne E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Set off on a recommended walk to meeting of the waters/ tea rooms 5km walk. No signs anywhere to indicate that Tea rooms would be closed No signs anywhere that toilets would be closed Bicycle hire company near The Flesk caravan park renting out bikes...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Stephanie B
July 25, 2018|
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Response from Zinrosky | Reviewed this property |
We were not part of a tour. We just drove up (plenty of parking is available) and bought tickets. There was a bit of a line (queue) at the ticket office -- maybe a fifteen minute wait. Access to Muckross house is via... More
February 17, 2018|
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Response from johndaunt |
You will need to provide more information. What hotel are you staying at? Most hotels will arrange horse riding for a small fee. I am unsure about clay pigeon shooting.