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Muckross Abbey

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N71 | Killarney National Park, Killarney, Ireland
+353 1 888 2000
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Nice to view

My wife and I went here just for a walk around the grounds.There is nice drive into the house and... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Tipperary, Ireland
My family loved it! Well worth a visit.

If you are in Killarney you must go here. Super easy access with a large parking lot, no admission... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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“yew tree” (105 reviews)
“beautiful ruins” (17 reviews)
“short walk” (35 reviews)
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N71 | Killarney National Park, Killarney, Ireland
+353 1 888 2000
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Reviewed 6 days ago

My wife and I went here just for a walk around the grounds.There is nice drive into the house and car parking was free. The grounds and garden were very well kept and it was lovely to get a different view of the lakes. We...More

Thank gerryoct2015
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are in Killarney you must go here. Super easy access with a large parking lot, no admission charge, and paved trail to the ruin. It is an active cemetery so some decorum is required, but still a great place to look around and...More

Thank globedecker
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We walked to Muckross Abbey from Muckross House and found it very interesting. In particular, the tree growing within the Abbey struck a chord with us.

Thank bobjanh
Reviewed 1 week ago

Follow the old road along ancient oakwoods, and you'll be brought back to another time. This must see location is tucked quietly inside of the Killarney National Park and an active modern day cemetery. You are able to run about the ruins, but please be...More

Thank KatCaron
Reviewed 1 week ago

Can't believe this is always opened and free to come and go as you like. We spent ages exploring this place and it was fantastic!

Thank joakev
Reviewed 1 week ago

We left Muckross House and went to explore the Abbey. An evocative setting with a wonderful ancient yew tree in the cloister. It seemed especially 'mysterious' on a quiet grey day.

Thank Jesfa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I could just feel the history in this building. I was especially impressed by the tree growing right in the middle.

Thank Megan H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice abbey in beautiful surroundings in Killarney National Park. Great place for some cool pictures.

Thank Acstur13
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This wasn't the only abbey we saw or they only graveyard, but this was the only one we saw with a beautiful tree in the center. A truly awe-inspiring experience we'll never forget.

Thank Danielle O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Group this with Muckross House and the Torc Waterfall for a great afternoon or whole day. Park for free at the Muckross House or do the reverse and park at Torc Waterfall and walk your way backward, Hikers dream! The Abbey is in such good...More

Thank Charles S
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