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Muckross House, Gardens & Traditional Farms

The Killarney National Park, Killarney, Ireland
+353 64 663 1440
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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 surround them. Muckross and Killarney National Park are open daily all year round (expect the Christmas period). Please refer to website for more details on opening times & prices.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
The Killarney National Park, Killarney, Ireland
+353 64 663 1440
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Reviewed 2 days ago

this was an amazing experience made all the better when we met the ladyin charge Patsy what a fantastic host thank you

1  Thank k4ttyrina
Reviewed 3 days ago

We came across Muckross House & Gardens after mistakenly went to Muckross Abbey as part of our drive on the Ring of Kerry. It was quite busy by the time we arrived with lots of visitors by car. We wandered around the gardens and nosed...More

Thank steveto710
Reviewed 3 days ago

I'm not a tour person but the only way to see inside the house is by tour and it did not disappoint. It was actually one of our highlights of our trip. It is so well preserved has an amazing history; I was shocked. Our...More

Thank rachelraia
Reviewed 1 week ago

A visit to Muckross House is an absolute must when visiting Killarney. Built in the 1800's it has been restored to its former glory and its wonderful to see how people lived in that era. The guided tour is very good with the guides being...More

Thank simples228
Reviewed 1 week ago

Coming from Australia we found this house very interesting as we do not have old manor houses in Australia. It was fascinating to see how the well to do families lived in a bygone era . The guide was informative and we learnt a lot....More

Thank 54traveller
Reviewed 1 week ago

We came hear as a time filler for this part of our Ring of Kerry trip. Neither my wife and I had interest in going in the house, as it just isn't our thing. That said, the grounds were gorgeous and we had a lovely...More

Thank Curious_Chemist
Reviewed 1 week ago

When in Killarney, it is worth a visit to the Muckross House. The place has quite a history and you can do some hiking to a local waterfalls.

Thank Peter F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We popped in while driving to Killarney, was a magic spot out in the country side to walk around. We got down to the Lake and also to the old Abbey. Good walking trails, however watch out for cyclists and the horses! Didn't head into...More

Thank Wombler661
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We didn’t visit the house, but went to the visitor centre, accessible parking, and accessible centre. Had soup and sandwich for lunch with homemade raspberry scones. The soup and scones were delicious, the sandwich was average. The staff were helpful. We wandered around the house...More

Thank disabledcrip
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came here with Heritage Passes and the next available tour that was offered to us was 40 minutes away, which was scary as it was getting close to the end of our only day in the area. We used up the time to see...More

1  Thank LinAdi7
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sheri k
15 June 2017|
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Response from Monica U | Reviewed this property |
They weren't blooming in mid-May (but the rhododendrons were fantastic!) so I would say they are about due now...in the US they are blooming now and Ireland is slightly ahead for the blooming season because of the additional... More
Joan P
22 April 2017|
Response from MuckrossHouse1 | Property representative |
Hi Joan, Muckross House, Gardens and Traditional Farms are worth visiting all year round. However, it is particularly beautiful in Spring/Summer when the Cherry Blossoms bloom, and there is a frothy pink and white display... More
3 February 2017|
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Response from Jolanta S | Reviewed this property |
we went not in season and we jyst went in and guide did it for us.but i know it is every hour