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Russborough House

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Address: Wicklow, Ireland
Phone Number: 045/865239
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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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excellent family day out

what a wonderfull place full of history, lovely playground for children, a maze for the hole family. hours of walks around it. the fairy garden great for small children. cafee... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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cork
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

what a wonderfull place full of history, lovely playground for children, a maze for the hole family. hours of walks around it. the fairy garden great for small children. cafee shop, tours. craft shops

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

A truly wonderfull experience with the sheep dog trials with Michael Crowe his expertise about the sheep and the training of his incredible dogs is a must for people of all ages ..we were blown away by his knowledge and charm...he made our trip to wicklow mountains a memorable one ..thanks so much

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Thank alan i
County Kildare, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

€2 car parking fee allows access to Russborough's walled garden, wonderful wildlife & woodland walks, children's playground, Maze, Lady Island (which offers a fairy trail for the younger visitors - and young at heart), craft workshops and a tempting ice cream parlour. The Tea Rooms is a must - the menu is simply divine. Fees apply to access the National... More 

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Thank CillDaraMay
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Went to russborough house with my 2 boys and the sun was shining. We saw a great sheepdog demonstration. Shepard was so lovely and full of info. We loved watching how the collies round up the sheep. Then we had our picnic on the grounds at the playground area. There are several picnic benches and tables which is great. We... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I visited with family on the way home from a stay down the country and was shocked that such a gem of a place is only 30 minutes from my home in Dublin. We focused on the birds of prey exhibition which was great. We got to hold a beautiful falcon and take photo with the well mannered bird. There... More 

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Greystones, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

There is a great walk in the estate of Russborough house. It is 4km if you do the circuit walk in front of the house and the wood walk at the back. You pay 2 euro for the car park and the walk is free. You can pay extra for house tour and maze. There is a lot of craft... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Beautiful house and grounds with artisan workshops, walking trails and working sheepdog exhibitions by Michael Crowe. New exhibit, housing birds of prey from around the world, is worth the separate entrance fee. Great day for the whole family.

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Thank msokrent
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

A wonderful demonstration. Michael and his dogs Dell and Birch put on a marvelous demonstration. A must see if you are in the area of Wicklow and Russborough House. He also gives wonderful horse and carriage rides around the estate. Go see them!!

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Thank Anne L
County Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The guided tour of this historic Palladian country house is by itself well worth the trip and entrance fee. However, combined with it's garden(s), parkland walks, play area, maize, craft shops and Tea Rooms (restaurant), it offers a great day out for both young and old. Our guide was extremely knowledgeable and her delivery was easy to follow. The house... More 

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Thank IrelandSean
eric56wicklow, General Manager at Russborough House, responded to this review

Many thanks for your kind review which the staff at Russborough fully appreciate. The guided tour is the jewel in the crown but ,as you say, there are many other attractions to experience. Hopefully you will be able to return later in the season for the sheepdog demonstrations ( usually Saturday or Sunday) or the Bird of Prey Centre which... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A family of two children aged 5 and 4 with their parents and grandparents all set out for a family trip. Russborough House from the leaflet looked like a good place to go and we were not disappointed when we arrived to find a beautiful house to look around snd hear the history, a fairy garden to walk around although... More 

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eric56wicklow, General Manager at Russborough House, responded to this review

Thank you very much indeed for your generous review . On behalf of the staff at Russborough we are delighted that you had such a varied and successful day and we hope to see you again later in the season perhaps. More 

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