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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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The Killarney National Park, Killarney V93 EW28, Ireland
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All reviews muckross house downton abbey guided tour gardens are beautiful 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 yesterday via mobile

This is a beautiful manor house and our tour guide/docent knew so much about its history. She brought the place alive with her descriptions. Look for the large, perfectly preserved antlers in the first "trophy" room. They are from a long extinct, prehistoric species of...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Laura S
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I stayed in the Muckross area at nearby Friar's Glen. The Muckross house and gardens are stunning sitting on a small knoll overlooking the lake. We took an excellent tour of the home's interior with Nora and learned a great deal about...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank LightFighter
Reviewed 1 week ago

Quite a lot history and some beautiful artwork and furnishings. An amazing visit. We enjoyed it immensely.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank donsannaw
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited this house a couple of years ago on a visit to Killarney and every time I'm back in Killarney I always visit the house and gardens they also have a lovely restaurant with very reasonable prices for lunch it's lovely to sit outside...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Clonamore
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fabulously entertaining guided tour around Muckross House. Thank you Patsy for an interesting insight to the history of the place.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank M345LKjasons
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We toured the Muckross House on our honeymoon this past month. Our guide was Patsy and she was wonderful. We highly recommend visiting. The scenery is beautiful. You learn a lot about the house and the history and Patsy makes it very enjoyable.

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank AmandaR2640
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderful time here. The tour is well worth the time, we thoroughly enjoyed it. Take the time to purchase any woollens here, as our tour guide told us we wouldn't find them at that price anywhere else and she was right! My...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Mona G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great family walks and trails around beautiful lakes and forests. Good food available also in the cafe.

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank David C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Without a doubt the best tour in Ireland we have had yet. Patsy from start to finish gave an in depth education of the history of the house which was very interesting but kept our engagement with top humour! We will be sure to recommend...More

Date of experience: January 2019
2  Thank NZempirerecords
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We love visiting here and now have brought our kids for the first time. My daughter thought that the gardens looked like fairies made them. it really is magical!

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank CourtneyM1719
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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
17 February 2018|
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Response from johndaunt |
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.