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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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The Killarney National Park, Killarney, Ireland
+353 64 663 1440
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Reviewed 22 September 2016

Walked through the gardens and what beautiful picturesque view of water and tree spectacular. Then we visited the Farm very interesting to see how people had to live and endure. The staff of local people in the individual farm building were very engaging and answered...More

Thank Nigel W
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

This is great day out plenty to do with great walks . The traditional farm is brilliant for kids it's a great look back in time

Thank John K
Reviewed 21 September 2016

No time to visit the house, but really enjoyed a jaunting car ride around the extensive grounds, including a short stop to view the ancient monastic ruins.

Thank Mary M
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Lovely place and well worth a visit if you're in the Killarney area. It has amazing history and great grounds to walk around. The guides are very knowledgeable and informative. Mike

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 20 September 2016

The story of the house is very interesting and still decorated in the long ago period. Grounds are also lovely, but rain did not allow us to do as much expLoring as we would have liked. Nice way to spend a couple of hours. The...More

Thank nancyr254
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Beautiful house with a grand history. Our guide was charming and informative. Wish that more of the house was open to the public, but understand the immense issues with renovations.

Thank Susan F
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Excellent tour to explain the history. Beautiful gardens. Lots of walking and stairs. Worth it. Elevator if needed. Need an hour to see it all.

Thank Pamela S
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Before visiting Kilarney if someone had told me to visit Muckross House i would have dismissed it as being just a stately home.But it is the place to visit if you want to get up close to Kilarneys lakes, it is the starting point of...More

Thank 245susan
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Good tour of house but get there early for time tickets (remember it is on the heritage card pass while the farms are not) House was going thru window renovations so a lot of scaffolding but has wonderful gardens.

Thank T S
Reviewed 20 September 2016

We didn't do justice to the grounds, but enjoyed the tour of the house. The guide was informative and interesting.

Thank Diana C
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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