Farmleigh House and Estate
Farmleigh House and Estate
4.5
Architectural BuildingsGardensGovernment Buildings
10:00 - 17:00
Monday
10:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 17:00
Thursday
10:00 - 17:00
Friday
10:00 - 17:00
Saturday
10:00 - 17:00
Sunday
10:00 - 17:00
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A former historic home of the Guinness family, Farmleigh House now provides premiere accommodation for visiting dignitaries and guests of the nation.
Duration: 1-2 hours
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  • Houston_Eriol
    399 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Hidden stately old house
    We found this on a list of heritage sites since not listed in our 2 guide books. For those that love neat old stately homes this was perfect. We had a lovely tour by Margaret. There are gardens you can walk around after the tour.
    Good Afternoon Eriol Firstly thank you for taking the time out to review Farmleigh House and Gardens and for your positive commentary. We are very pleased that you stepped outside of your guidebooks to discover us on the Heritage site listings and moreover that you enjoyed the gardens and your tour of the house. We have passed your kind comment onto Margaret.
    Written 24 July 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited June 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 15 July 2023
  • motorcar1
    Dublin, Ireland8,164 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Farmleigh House and Grounds
    Went to Farmleigh today for a walk in the grounds, plenty of parking and choice of nice walks in the grounds. I often go here for a walk on my lunch hour as I work in a dealership on the Navan Road. This is magical at Christmas and lovely all year long. We had a snack in the Boathouse after our walk. It a gem in the Phoenix Park. There are tours of the house too, you can book online. I look the Sunken Garden, Walled Garden and the Clock Tower. Loads to do and see here.
    HI motorcar1 Thank you for the great review. We are delighted you get to enjoy the amenities here at Farmleigh on such a regular basis. The house and estate are indeed magical over the festive season and absolutely no doubt; Farmleigh House and Estate is “A Gem in the Phoenix Park”
    Written 19 November 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited November 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 1 November 2023
  • Over 60 single traveller
    St. Albans, United Kingdom3 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Historic house with a lot of interest
    Well worth a visit. Interesting. Beautiful, historic building. Intriguing history. Therese our tour guide provided interesting historic and current facts in a really enjoyable and entertaining manner. Definitely would recommend. Plan to re-visit, in the summer, to see the gardens.
    Visited March 2024
    Travelled solo
    Written 26 March 2024
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Over 60 single traveller
St. Albans, UK3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Solo
Well worth a visit.
Interesting.
Beautiful, historic building.
Intriguing history.

Therese our tour guide provided interesting historic and current facts in a really enjoyable and entertaining manner. Definitely would recommend. Plan to re-visit, in the summer, to see the gardens.
Written 26 March 2024
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motorcar1
Dublin, Ireland8,164 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 • Couples
Went to Farmleigh today for a walk in the grounds, plenty of parking and choice of nice walks in the grounds. I often go here for a walk on my lunch hour as I work in a dealership on the Navan Road. This is magical at Christmas and lovely all year long. We had a snack in the Boathouse after our walk. It a gem in the Phoenix Park. There are tours of the house too, you can book online.
I look the Sunken Garden, Walled Garden and the Clock Tower. Loads to do and see here.
Written 1 November 2023
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HI motorcar1 Thank you for the great review. We are delighted you get to enjoy the amenities here at Farmleigh on such a regular basis. The house and estate are indeed magical over the festive season and absolutely no doubt; Farmleigh House and Estate is “A Gem in the Phoenix Park”
Written 19 November 2023
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Houston_Eriol
Houston399 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2023 • Couples
We found this on a list of heritage sites since not listed in our 2 guide books. For those that love neat old stately homes this was perfect. We had a lovely tour by Margaret. There are gardens you can walk around after the tour.
Written 15 July 2023
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Good Afternoon Eriol Firstly thank you for taking the time out to review Farmleigh House and Gardens and for your positive commentary. We are very pleased that you stepped outside of your guidebooks to discover us on the Heritage site listings and moreover that you enjoyed the gardens and your tour of the house. We have passed your kind comment onto Margaret.
Written 24 July 2023
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Paula W
3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023 • Friends
Our guide Margaret was so knowledgeable. The house is an amazing experience. Well worth a visit. We had a lovely lunch after and a walk around the gardens. Great day.
Written 7 July 2023
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Hi PaulawH6075UG Thank you for your lovely review ! We are delighted you had a great day here at Farmleigh taking in the gardens, lunch at the boathouse and a house tour. Keep Farmleigh in mind for an autumn visit, as the gardens can be spectacular at that time of the year!
Written 24 July 2023
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Andy F
3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2023 • Friends
Had a lovely guided history tour today. Our guide was so vibrant and full of passion for the history and had some very amusing and true anecdotes to liven up the tour as well.

We were a little late and they were very accommodating.

I would highly recommend.
Written 5 May 2023
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Hi AndyF2240 Thank you for your great recommendation The guide team here Farmleigh House are committed to providing a fulsome account of the house and its history but also place a high premium on all of our guests enjoying the tour experience. So it is great to receive feedback that indicates we are on the right track! Once again thank you for taking the time out to give us such a lovely review
Written 31 May 2023
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TAMember22
Purcellville, VA253 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2023
A little bit of a challenge to reach from central Dublin, but entirely worth the effort. Our guide was extremely informative, interesting, and made the 45 minute tour seem like a walkabout with a friend.

We took the regular tour. If we lived in Dublin I would certainly be a member and enjoy the special tours. Overall the experience was wonderful.
Written 6 April 2023
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Hi TAMember22 Loving how you frame your review! As a team, we really appreciate your commentary and are delighted that you rate your overall experience so positively. Thank you very much for the kind words and remember to keep an eye out for the special tours over Heritage Week etc.
Written 31 May 2023
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Liam
Dublin, Ireland15 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2023 • Friends
Today we visited Farmleigh House and estate for our monthly tour and we were given a guided tour by Margaret whose knowledge of the history of the house is extensive. Our eighteen members who attended expressed their view that the tour was excellent. Post the tour we visited the coffee shop on site and viewed the beautiful estate, I have no hesitation in recommending this venue for an interesting day out.
Written 22 March 2023
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Hi Roam57622397665 We really appreciate your taking time out to let us know how much you enjoyed your trip to Farmleigh House and Estate We have passed on your comments to Margaret who was equally complimentary about your group , she very much enjoyed your genuine interest and of course the banter ! Thank you for recommending Farmleigh House and Estate as a venue for an “interesting day out”.
Written 31 May 2023
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Irish T
Springdale, UT3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2022 • Couples
Very professional guide with very extensive knowledge made this trip an excellent trip to view a very beautiful house and grounds
Written 3 December 2022
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Hello 913irisht, Thanks so much for your kind review. We will pass on your compliments to our Guides. Kind regards, Farmleigh House Estate
Written 29 August 2023
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Lionel B
County Dublin, Ireland8 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2022 • Couples
A wonderful and informative tour of the main house. Had lunch afterwards in the boat house where the food and service was excellent.
Written 29 November 2022
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Hello Lionel, Thanks so much for taking the time to write e nice review for Farmleigh House. We will pass along your compliments to our Guides and the Boathouse Cafe. Kind Regards, Farmleigh House
Written 29 August 2023
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stela v
16 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2022 • Couples
this was such a nice trip i would reccomend to everybody. from the gardens surrounding the estate to the lakes and the farm animals, everything was so dreamy and beautiful. the inside of the house was as beautiful as the outside if not better. it is an experience you must have while visiting dublin
Written 7 November 2022
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Hello 207stelav, We greatly appreciate your response and beautiful review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit to Farmleigh Estate. We hope to welcome you again to enjoy our lovely surroundings. Kind regards, Farmleigh House Estate
Written 29 August 2023
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