We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Muckross Abbey

Is this your business?
N71 | Killarney National Park, Killarney, Ireland
+353 1 888 2000
Call
Website
Save
Review Highlights
Old But Beautiful

This is a short walk from the parking lot. It is surrounded by an extremely old graveyard. Going... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
ukmom2008
,
Wake Forest, North Carolina
Got engaged here!

Went into the vacation with the ring and wasnt too sure where I was to propose. Planned on coming... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
ferenzp
,
Bayport, New York
Read all 1,058 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“yew tree” (107 reviews)
“beautiful ruins” (17 reviews)
“short walk” (35 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
Hours Today: 00:00 - 00:00
LOCATION
N71 | Killarney National Park, Killarney, Ireland
CONTACT
Website
+353 1 888 2000
Write a ReviewReviews (1,058)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 884 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a short walk from the parking lot. It is surrounded by an extremely old graveyard. Going inside, you can almost feel the presence of those people who once lived here. Even though it is a ruin it is still nice to see and...More

Thank ukmom2008
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went into the vacation with the ring and wasnt too sure where I was to propose. Planned on coming here and when we visited one early morning I realized this would be the spot. You can feel the history of this place and so glad...More

Thank ferenzp
Reviewed 4 weeks 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 4 weeks 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 4 weeks 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 4 weeks 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 5 weeks 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 9 November 2017

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 6 November 2017

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 5 November 2017

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

Thank Acstur13
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
The Jarvey's Rest Traditional Irish Pub
733 reviews
.37 km away
Yew Tree Restaurant
90 reviews
.38 km away
The Lakeside Bistro
98 reviews
1.38 km away
Monk's Lounge
28 reviews
.35 km away
Nearby Attractions
Killarney National Park
5,768 reviews
.85 km away
Muckross House, Gardens & Traditional Farms
3,979 reviews
1.12 km away
Torc Mountain Walk
515 reviews
1.03 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Muckross Abbey staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit