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Muckross House, Gardens & Traditional Farms

The Killarney National Park, Killarney, Ireland
+353 64 663 1440
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Muckross House, Gardens, and Traditional Farms represent the focal point and nucleus of Killarney National Park. This is Ireland's oldest National Park, and it includes the world famous Lakes of Killarney, as well as the mountains and woodlands that surround them. Muckross and Killarney National Park are open daily all year round (expect the Christmas period). Please refer to website for more details on opening times & prices.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
The Killarney National Park, Killarney, Ireland
+353 64 663 1440
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Muckross House and Gardens is a great place to visit in Killarney National Park. The best way is to get a jaunting horse car from outside the park and ride in to the mansion and the surrounding area and see Torc Waterfall. The mansion and...More

Thank jayharper2016
Reviewed yesterday

Guides very good and also very helpful with folks with needs. Loved the holly leafs on the antique chairs so as to prevent the chairs getting damaged.

Thank Loo99car
Reviewed yesterday

The attention to detail is just amazing. Staff are absolutely brilliant and totally make the experience. Lots to see and experience and you even get a piece of bread. I found it lovely to see old Ireland and enjoyed showing my children what things were...More

Thank nmwarbs
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I am not usually a fan of historical tours or museums, but was intrigued enough to see inside the Muckross house that we bought tickets for the tour. I wish that our tour group had been smaller, as we had to rush through several rooms...More

Thank Beth C
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a wonderful destination! The gardens are beautiful and great for walking, sitting, reading. There is a marvelous craft centre with a well-stocked gift shop. The lake is a perfect backdrop for photos, but the star of the property is the docent-led tour. PAULINE...More

Thank D5268FTcathys
Reviewed 2 days ago

Oh, we had a wonderful evening at Muckross House. John and Julie told us all about the history of Muckross farm, including the dairy, the horses, and the farm implements that were in use at the time, including many exhibits showing these areas. They served...More

Thank 53PamelaB78
Reviewed 2 days ago

The grounds and interior of this house are spectacular. The staff are very knowledgeable an friendly. I have been here many times over the years. This was the first time the kids and my partner have been with me and they loved it.

Thank paidir65
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Beautiful gardens, children had a great time, running and playing. Cafe serves beautiful food. Caters for all ages. Looking forward to a return visit.

Thank suzannehegarty
Reviewed 2 days ago

Not quite sure if it was us or the poor signage, we had trouble locating Muckross House from the car park and wasted time looking for it in the rain. We nearly gave up but managed to find it eventually.... and hey presto! the rain...More

Thank travelbugPJ
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The grounds of this place are fantastic. The gardens are beautiful and extensive so you have a lot to explore!

Thank Zoe K
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sheri k
15 June 2017|
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Response from ukienomad | Reviewed this property |
I believe they are in bloom now. The gardens all around Ireland are amazing. I have seen a lot of hydrangea in every color in many places. Enjoy.
Joan P
22 April 2017|
Response from MuckrossHouse1 | Property representative |
Hi Joan, Muckross House, Gardens and Traditional Farms are worth visiting all year round. However, it is particularly beautiful in Spring/Summer when the Cherry Blossoms bloom, and there is a frothy pink and white display... More
2 February 2017|
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Response from Jolanta S | Reviewed this property |
we went not in season and we jyst went in and guide did it for us.but i know it is every hour