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Wow!! It is an amazing experience to lie on the stone staring into the sky and having it... read more

Reviewed September 15, 2018
Dublin, Ireland
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James Turrell

We could not believe to find a master piece of famed artist James Turrell out here in rural West... read more

Reviewed August 7, 2018
Boston, Massachusetts
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Liss Ard, Skibbereen, Ireland
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All reviews sky garden open to the public sunny day well worth a visit crater walks lake mews tranquil admission silence stone
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Reviewed September 15, 2018 via mobile

Wow!! It is an amazing experience to lie on the stone staring into the sky and having it consistently change whilst the silence envelops you..one of my best experiences and as wecwere guests of the hotel we could pop along whenever we wanted..☆☆Note- steps up...More

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Reviewed August 7, 2018

We could not believe to find a master piece of famed artist James Turrell out here in rural West Cork. Please treat with respect and don’t ruin it for future generations as it’s not a playground to run up and slide down as this has...More

1  Thank PatOCalla
Reviewed July 30, 2018

Do not forget to buy a ticket, linked to a time slot, to visit the Sky Garden. Tickets can be bought at reception. Once your time slot comes up, you can pick up the key at the reception, have about 25 minutes to visit the...More

2  Thank Mars_L123
Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

We came to the area specific to see the gardens, only to find out it was not open. Only on specfic days and they alternate. It is advertised in the tourist guides as being open, but nope. Rang the number on the gate, person other...More

2  Thank Paul M
Reviewed April 14, 2018

Was impressed with the beauty and stillness of the estate. It was a high point of our trip and I owe it all to Mags and Aidan. Thank you for your kindness and generosity in allowing us to visit the Sky Garden.

3  Thank ErinIdaho
Reviewed January 4, 2018

It is a somber an moving experience to go where so many people died from starvation. It is beautifully cared for. Well done

Thank George M
Reviewed October 13, 2017

This was my second time to stay at Liss Ard Country House Hotel, and began with a warm welcome at the reception desk from Mags, along with Manager Aidan and Director Timo. The whole place exudes an ambience and elegance that is so unique. A...More

Thank 2dogs2017
Reviewed September 6, 2017

Loved everything about this place...it is gorgeous in all seasons and a truly gracious estate with trails which wind through different habitats. The sky garden is amazing but there's admission to it, whilst the walking trails are free.

Thank Melissa E
Reviewed August 24, 2017

I was told by a local to visit the gardens. Main gates were open but we couldn't leave without climbing over them. Seems Liss Ard is now only open and available to people attending one of the workshops in house. Beautiful location. It's a shame...More

1  Thank A I
Reviewed August 18, 2017 via mobile

Mystical and magical gardens with lots to explore. Poor explanation of how you get to see the Sky garden which was closed when we finally found it. Think you may have to book tours but the website is not working and no info at the...More

Thank 733megh
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