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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 national park well worth the visit jaunting car carriage ride horse and cart ring of kerry lake
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Reviewed 4 days ago

A lovely house and gardens however for the active there are excellent walking trails which can start and finish at the house. Examples of these are the trails around Torc waterfall rated in difficulty from blue to red and the 5 km walk to Dinny's...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank AMariaIreland
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Our tour guide '' Patsy'' was wonderful, also witty and provided an excellent tour around muckross house. First time visting and would glady revisit again in the future. I would highly recommend that another who is visiting killarney to go on the guided tour. Grounds...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank peteryeahbuddy22
Reviewed 6 days ago

We did not opt for a tour of the house but roamed around the gardens which are incredible, as is the view; well worth the stop.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Mary Anne C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Muckross House and Gardens where beautiful. The tour of the house was very informative. Beautiful gardens. Definitely worth a visit

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank LenSydneyAustralia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited last week and did the Muckross house tour with the amazing tour guide Patsy. Would have liked to do.the traditional farm but it was closed. The Tour is well worth taking .

Date of experience: November 2019
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a great tour through a beautiful home! Everything from the design to the furniture is amazing. Special place

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank Joel M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want to see the way the rich vacationed way back when, then this is the place. It is a fishing and hunting lodge with all the amenities. If you were not a sportsman it didn't matter because their so so many servants like...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank tarpon89
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The gardens and setting are so beautiful and the tour of the House is an absolute must! The kids loved the working farm (give yourself some time though, there is a fair bit of walking) and equally enjoyed the tour of the house. The guide...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Debbie H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited Muckross house during my month in Ireland in October. I've been a few times before and its always a nice day. We took the jaunting car to Torc Waterfall, walked the gardens and toured the house. Finished up by eating lunch in the restaurant...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank skretschmer2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was amazing. The plot of the Downton Abbey movie came from the event that happened at this house. So I got double for my money. I love old houses and history. This is a must see for the landscape as well. Highly recommend

Date of experience: October 2019
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March 20, 2019|
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Response from charlottef733 | Reviewed this property |
You don’t have to book in advance. going round with a guide is the only way to visit the house. You just turn up pay the entrance fee then you are sent to waiting area. It’s worth checking times to avoid waiting. It might be... More
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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