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Farmleigh House and Estate

Phoenix Park, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 815 5900
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Farmleigh house

We visited Farmleigh house on 6th June, having been there many times and have enjoyed the cafe and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Michelle M
via mobile
So pretty!

We go here at least once a month, it's so fab especially when the weather is good. I havnt done the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
JadeEccles
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Dublin, Ireland
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Formerly the home to members of the Guinness family, the Irish Government now owns it and uses it to provide accommodations for visiting dignitaries and special guests.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good27%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“guinness family” (26 reviews)
“walled garden” (18 reviews)
“phoenix park” (53 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Phoenix Park, Dublin, Ireland
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+353 1 815 5900
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited Farmleigh house on 6th June, having been there many times and have enjoyed the cafe and beautiful grounds, this time we also took in the tour of the house it was a wonderful experience with our great guide Ian, who was so knowledgeable...More

Thank Michelle M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We go here at least once a month, it's so fab especially when the weather is good. I havnt done the tour but heard loads about it! A friend said it's a must do while in the park... there's a little cafe were you can...More

Thank JadeEccles
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

By the time our coach arrived the park entrance was closed by Garda. It was a bank holiday and there were lots of people enjoying the warm sunny day with their families!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Piece of history ideal for an afternoon stroll, there seems to be an activity most weekends, plenty of space for kids to run around, and a café a bite to eat. Nice for a sunny stroll, and the Farmers Market. Id also recommend the tour...More

Thank ADKane001
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Pretty amazing to think this is still a working house. Something worth going to see. Take a picnic and enjoy the park!

Thank CrissyLynn1995
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is one of the best things that the Government of Ireland invested in. It's a stunning stately home and if you get the chance worth a visit. There are also amazing grounds just a stones through from the wonderful phoenix park. Highly recommend a...More

Thank Marie M
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Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

I really like this place. There is parking and it is at the edge of the park. There is often something going on here (check their website) from a Christmas market to Japan experience to Africa day. There are walled gardens. You can get a...More

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Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Lots of people there on a dry sunday morning...cycling, jogging, walking, having coffee and patries etc. The gardens, house and coffee shop are all well kept and this time of year (late april) the tulips are particularly beautiful. If you have no interest in gardens...More

Thank songaff
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Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

Gorgeous place to go walk around and take in the scenery. Some donkeys and horses on the grounds too. Walled Gardens are pretty. I haven't actually been in Farmleigh House but the tours are open from March. It looks beautiful from the outside. There is...More

Thank Trac G
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Reviewed 21 March 2018

Nice to see, and to adventure around. Free attraction. All surrounding areas are lovely, grounds are well kept spotless

Thank Ceallachain
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isew55
12 February 2017|
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Response from StephenL1983 | Reviewed this property |
You can get the number 37 Bus from Ushers Quay in Dublin City to the Gate of the Phoenix park. From there it's a 10 minute walk to The Farmleigh estate. You could get a cab from the city centre also or bicycle rental is also... More
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tinneas
26 July 2016|
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Response from Lindaw65 | Reviewed this property |
No booking required but check markets are on before arriving as they are not on every week
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