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Amazing Structure

The Wonderful Barn is an absolute delight. I've never seen anything quite like it in my life. I... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2018
Dublin, Ireland
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A quiet charm.

Although I have lived near Leixlip for the past couple of years I had never been to visit this... read more

Reviewed 15 May 2018
Maynooth, Ireland
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Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

Wow. The building is so different and worth a few minute looky. I hope they keep it restored it is a beauty!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jenn M
Reviewed 27 August 2018

We were looking for something to do before we picked up our AirBnB. This is a quirky little spot. For starters, Google Maps will direct you to a cart path that you perhaps should not drive on. I would suggest parking on a neighboring street...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

The Wonderful Barn is an absolute delight. I've never seen anything quite like it in my life. I had never heard of it until a recent TV programme visited some off the beaten track hems in Ireland and as it is so near to me...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Bozeman-Dublin
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

All I can say is that I love this place. I had the fortune of living in the house for a few years before the land was sold off for development. It’s a shame that the council or the historical society don’t see what a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

The Wonderful Barn is interesting but the "Keep Out" signs were a bit off putting. It's not easy to find the entrance and we may have come in the back way!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 163kelleyb
Reviewed 12 June 2018

This barn features on most of the tourist information for the area and looked interesting so we decided to visit. Only to discover it is unsigned, hard to find and very neglected, despite being a very intriguing building. At ground level there is graffiti and...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

Although I have lived near Leixlip for the past couple of years I had never been to visit this sight. Of course I had caught glimpses of the Wonderful Barn through the hedges while driving on the N4 but wasn't entirely sure how to find...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

Beautiful barn, great place to go and take pictures or go for a nice evening walk with the dog! Allotments are also cool to see and lovely forest walkways.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Alexandra P
Reviewed 12 December 2017

My wife and I stopped by this barn when staying in Lexlip for a night recently, and she absolutely loved it! In fact it was one of only three critical things she wanted to see when we went to Ireland this last trip. Unfortunately, while...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Sanquhar04
Reviewed 18 November 2017

This magical corkscrew shaped building was constructed on the edge of the Castletown estate in 1743. (Google maps brought us to the a no access drive way (for cars). Not easy parking however, the persistent will find a park. A short walk brought us to...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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10 August 2018|
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Response from Bozeman-Dublin | Reviewed this property |
No. Not open. Plenty of keep out signs unfortunately. But the grounds are open