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Set in a dramatic landscape, Kylemore is an ideal destination for a day out. From it’s beginnings as a romantic gift in the 1860s to becoming home to the Benedictine Nuns in 1920, Kylemore is steeped in history and tales of tragedy, romance...more
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My experience was short lived at Kylemore abbey, It won me over with the beautiful scenery, But it wasn’t until I stepped foot into the overly priced gift shop, I was set upon by suspicious staff, who all followed me around as if I was...More
First Off....Greatest Gift Shop Ever!
Be prepared to spend several hours here if you intend to see all its wonders. The gardens during the winter may be underwhelming but the walk there is still beautiful. The walk from the Abbey to the church and maosuleum...More
I went to the Abbey on a family vacation. It was picturesque. The gardens were also pretty. We walked to the small church and cemetary down the path along the lake. What a beautiful area and the drive to get here is just as beautiful....More
Really beautiful location and walk. We took our 8 year old around the abbey and the church and she found it interesting. Didn’t get a chance to visit the walled gardens but the main gardens looked amazing
Kylemore Abbey is beautiful. The sight of the grand old building from the car park just took our breath away. We enjoyed a picturesque walk along the lake from the abbey down to the little chapel. I would have liked to see more of the...More
We visited Kylemore Abbey on our way home after a weekend spent in Clifden. We expected the Connemara rainy weather and testing roads so no surprise to us there. Upon arrival at the expansive car park of the Welcome Center, I got my first glimpse...More
Kylemore may be an iconic location and it's hard to argue with the gorgeous shots across the lake and the location is simply stunning. But as a place to see and visit, not so much. I expected a fabulous house and inside would be jaw...More
The grounds around Kylemore Abbey are one of the most peaceful places I've visited and found myself stopping just to look out at the mountains across the lake multiple times. I arrive on a tour bus and even the ride out to Kylemore was breathtaking....More
We had this planned for a day that turned out to be extremely rainy, cold, and windy. Despite that, we had a great visit to Kylemore. The locale provided us with a drive that was full of dramatic scenery. It almost felt otherworldly. We were...More
Do yourself a favour and add this to the must do options in the Coonemarra National Park.
We came here by accident seeking directions to the start of the nearby Diamond Hill hiking track and decided to pay a visit as the Abbey looked interesting....More