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N71 | Killarney National Park, Killarney, Ireland
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Reviewed 4 days ago

What an incredible visit! Quiet spot with amazing archtecture. Great opportunity for beautiful photos of an ancient abby. Lovely gardens. Just down the road from Muckross House.

Thank tan1950
Reviewed 4 days ago

Plenty of coach parties in evidence here. But a short walk away down the lawn gets you to the lakeside where hardly any tourists venture on their tight itineraries.

Thank Steve M
Reviewed 4 days ago

The surrounding gardens are beautiful. Such a peaceful walk. Great architecture. Nice location for a park or family outing. This would be an amazing location for a wedding.

Thank chasekris2
Reviewed 4 days ago

A visit to Muckross Abbey is time well spent. The grounds and building are beautiful. The gardens are immaculate, and our tour guide, Patsy, was fun and informative.

Thank ShawnGil
Reviewed 5 days ago

This was actually my second time to Muckross Abbey! My husband and I visited it for the first time in 2015 in the pouring rain. I was looking forward to taking my sister and 75 year old father here in better weather. The cemetery is...More

Thank LeisureTravelerTDH
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fascinating history and beautiful interior. The location of this 19th Century Tudor on Muckross Lake is nothing short of stunning. Our tour guide was excellent. Muckross House Grounds are free and very nice for a relaxing stroll.

Thank KimMac1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was amazing!!! The abbey had so many places to explore... you'd think you saw everything only to find something else to look at. And in the middle of it all was a gigantic yew tree. It was really cool!! It was so easy to...More

Thank Anna732017
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We explored the Abbey in the evening when it was not crowded at all and then went back the following day for an engagement shoot. The location is absolutely breathtaking. A must see when exploring Killarney.

Thank Sofygraves1
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is about as easy a site to review as it gets. It's beautiful, It's in a gorgeous setting. It's fun to explore. And it's free. Muckross Abbey is in . . . you guessed it . . . Muckrock park. It's maybe a 5-minute...More

Thank ElaineAndGreg
Reviewed 1 week ago

There is no entrance fee to this lovely ruin. The cemetery is well kept and has some beautiful headstones. As you turn one corner in the abbey, you will be surprised by a huge twisted yew tree growing in the very center. So much history...More

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Kristi S
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Response from P3902RQwilliamp | Reviewed this property |
you can walk there from town (about 10 km) or take a cab. Killarney is full of em and they are reasonably priced and helpful. You can also rent bikes or hire a Jarvey (a two wheeled horse-drawn cart) they are also... More