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Muckross House, Gardens & Traditional Farms

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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...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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The Killarney National Park, Killarney V93 EW28, Ireland
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All reviews muckross house downton abbey beautiful grounds guided tour queen victoria gift shop interesting history torc waterfall great place to visit rainy day well worth the visit national park jaunting car carriage ride horse and cart ring of kerry lake
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We traveled during Easter week. Had a wonderful time exploring the grounds, had a great picnic and pick up football game with other families. Food selection and quality were a great value and the kids had a great time in the gardens and exploring the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Agnes L
Reviewed 6 days ago

In order to see the house, you have to take the paid tour which was well worth it. It only is given at certain times of the day so you just have to plan for it. Unfortunately you are not allowed to take pictures inside...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It’s good to see what’s inside the house it’s very educational but once u go inside it’s a guided tour only and at this time of the year the time is 11:30 and 3:30 pm if my memory serves me right

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank myrossylife
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While the hour and a half guided tour could have been compressed a bit, it was well worth the time investment and entry fee. Great stories about the rise and fall of the families who owned the House, the 1860 visit by Queen Victoria, but...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Bruce M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our guide Sheila, took us around the house pointing out all the detail within the furniture and telling us about the history. The house was very well looked after I would recommend a visit, it is located within Muckross Park which is easily accessed from...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank GemmaLB92
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were only able to view the house from the outside. Despite the winter hours listed on the website of 9 am to 5 pm, the tours are only between 11:00-3:30 after November 1. Ross Castle was closed for the season.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Katie S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed our guided tour of the house and walk around the gardens. Worth a stop if in Killarney. The guide was very knowledgeable and gave a very nice tour of the lovely house. An interesting window into the past.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank RoadtripMom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Built in 1843AD, Muckross House is a magnificent example of a British Victorian mansion and one of Ireland's leading stately homes. Today it is located inside the Killarney National Park. The elegantly furnished rooms portray the lifestyles of the landed gentry, and downstairs shows the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Cubmaster99
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

While we had walked the beautiful grounds on a number of occasions we had never seen inside the house. As it was a wet day we decided to take the tour. It’s got a fascinating history and was really surprised with how well maintained the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank kevino9
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Muckross House and Gardens are a beautiful part of the Irish countryside. The weather was perfect for a Fall visit with a sunny day and the grounds were green and lush. The history of the Muckross House is preserved here.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Stephanie B
26 July 2018|
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Response from Zinrosky | Reviewed this property |
We were not part of a tour. We just drove up (plenty of parking is available) and bought tickets. There was a bit of a line (queue) at the ticket office -- maybe a fifteen minute wait. Access to Muckross house is via... More
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Goldylookingclart
17 February 2018|
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You will need to provide more information. What hotel are you staying at? Most hotels will arrange horse riding for a small fee. I am unsure about clay pigeon shooting.
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