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Address: Kilkenny, Ireland

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A surprise walk

Took this route through the grounds to get into the town, glad I did. It has a beautiful 10 minute walk adjacent to the river, quiet and relaxing, a great place to eat a lunch... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 29 August 2016
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County Waterford, Ireland
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County Waterford, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

Took this route through the grounds to get into the town, glad I did. It has a beautiful 10 minute walk adjacent to the river, quiet and relaxing, a great place to eat a lunch with a little solitude. Well maintained gardens and an excellent time saver to go from once side of the city to the next.

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Co Down
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2015

Beautifully kept gardens behind the hustle and bustle of the City. At this time of year the orchard is full of apples but no one seems to make use of them which is a shame, left to rot on ground, was tempted to bag a few but thought better of it!. The Butlers House is a B&B which looks great... More 

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Limerick, Ireland
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2015

Beautiful old house front and back location excellent gardens in front good How did they get planning to put a modern pvc building beside such a fabulous historic building If a private individual did this I am sure they would have to demolish it Shame on ye ???

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Kilkenny, Ireland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2014

Considering it's historical past as the original Kilkenny College and the famous past students like Jonathan Swift who went through it's doors you would imagine that more would have been made of its historical interest to tourists. the garden is.... well just a garden, nice but nothing spectacular. The building itself are just offices inside, you can go in but... More 

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Waterford, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2013

discovered this my chance parked around the corner and was using it a short cut up the town centre what a lovely car park and grounds very pleasant surprised will go back to explore a later date

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