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Bantry House & Garden

Bantry, Ireland
+353 27 50047
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Nice gardens and an interesting house with lovely views.

We enjoyed our self guided tour of the relatively few rooms open in the house and appreciated the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Leatherhead, United Kingdom
via mobile
Beautiful Grounds!

Enjoyed wondering the grounds for an hour. Unfortunately we arrived too late to enjoy the interior... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Winnipeg, Manitoba
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Bantry, Ireland
+353 27 50047
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed our self guided tour of the relatively few rooms open in the house and appreciated the extra information from the volunteer room guides. The setting of the house overlooking Bantry Bay is the star of the show and the gardens offer som stunning...More

Thank Roganroy
Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed wondering the grounds for an hour. Unfortunately we arrived too late to enjoy the interior of the house. Maybe next time.

Thank waltra
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fascinating Irish country house with fine gardens overlooking the sea. Still belongs to original family. Wonderful mood envelops the place.

Thank James C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Drive from Kenmare to Dublin via Bantry House. Well worth the time and effort in my opinion. The countryside was a delight and Bantry House gave a feel for what it was like in more prosperous times for previous generations. The grounds are lovely to...More

Thank RodinWA
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a very nice cuppa and cake in the tearoom here then went into the house for a visit. It was interesting, with enough information provided. Then came the highlight - a walk round the garden and the climb up the steps, whence the...More

Thank judicfitz
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in Bantry House and Gardens on one of the warmest days of May. Lots or gardening and wood reclamation going on and the gardens were relaxing. didn't try the 100 steps up over the house but there was tranquillity and beauty all around,...More

Thank storym
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

stunning gardens and interiors ,keep an eye open for the occasional concert etc ,well worth a visit ,lovely views of bantry bay ,and you can book bed and breakfast ,

Thank mike h
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bantry House occupies an enviable site overlooking the sea, and once enjoyed a delightful Italianate terraced garden viewed from the rear of the house. Unfortunately the gardens have been neglected for many years and have been overgrown with self set Myrtles and other shrubs and...More

Thank arnoldjmooney
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Bantry House today and it was fantastic. The gardens were absolutely beautiful and the house was superb. We took a guided tour and our tour guide was extremely knowledgeable! Would highly highly recommend a visit!

Thank carl1464
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Bantry House is a very worthwhile trip if you´re in the West Cork area, the house itself is beautiful with lots of historic details & the gardens & views over the bay are fabulous. We happened to visit at the time of a music festival...More

Thank KDH2011
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Dear John, Thank you for visiting Bantry House, I am glad you enjoyed the garden. I am sorry you were charged 10 € per person, we charge 5€ for visiting the garden only and 11€ for house and garden. Concessions are 8€ for house and garden. I am sorry you missed out on the house, I can only hope you will come back and visit again, please let us know if you ever plan to come back. All the best and hoping to meet you, Brigitte Shelswell-White
13 July 2016|
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Karen C
Is it open on Sunday?
17 June 2015|
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Response from sophiemanager | Property representative |
Hello, yes the house, garden and tearoom are opened on Sundays from 10-5pm. Hope you can visit soon, Sophie Shelswell-White Bantry House
Peggy S
Are non-flash photos allowed inside the house? Thank you for the information.
2 February 2015|
Response from Karen R |
I don't believe any photography is allowed inside the house.