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Russborough House

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Address: Wicklow, Ireland
Phone Number: +353 45 865 239
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A beautifully refurnished 18th century mansion housing the world-famous...

A beautifully refurnished 18th century mansion housing the world-famous Albert Beit collection of art.

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Beautiful stately home in Co Wicklow

Located near Blessington, Russborough House was designed by Richard Castle who was also responsible for several other great Irish houses, including Powerscourt and Leinster House... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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York, United Kingdom
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York, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Located near Blessington, Russborough House was designed by Richard Castle who was also responsible for several other great Irish houses, including Powerscourt and Leinster House. While the house itself is fascinating and very much worth taking the tour, the art collection of Sir Alfred Beit is really the main focus of any visit. Sadly, repeated robberies late in the 20th... More 

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eric56wicklow, General Manager at Russborough House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and glad you enjoyed the visit. More 

Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here with my two nieces and my partner and we all had a great day. The land is amazing with a great maze, playground, ice cream parlor and a lovely cafe. We didn't go for a tour but we roamed the grounds and the kids had a ball. We had some lunch in the cafe and the quality of... More 

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eric56wicklow, General Manager at Russborough House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review which is much appreciated by all the staff here. Yes, hope you can visit again next season to see the Birds of Prey. More 

Newcastle, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a last minute decision, simply for a light meal and coffee. We ended up staying for a couple of hours exploring the walking trails and the on site artists. Especially loved the Hennessey & Bryne Marble Works and the Blacksmiths Gallery and workshop. Unfortunately we didn't arrive in time to tour Rossborough House. An excuse to come back... More 

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eric56wicklow, General Manager at Russborough House, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments which we really appreciate. During the Summer we have guided tours every day but from now until Christmas we just have guided house tours on Saturday and Sunday afternoons so do hope you might come back later this year or when we reopen in March 2017. More 

Sydney
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were in the area and decided to take a guided tour of this stunning, Palladian mansion. Built in the 1740s and now in pristine condition since cleaning, the plaster ceilings were superb as were the marble fireplaces, beautifully furnished and decorated rooms and stunning art collection. The house is partly closed at the moment - in particular the upstairs... More 

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eric56wicklow, General Manager at Russborough House, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments which are much appreciated. Glad you enjoyed the visit and do please keep a look out next year for our 2 annual candleight tours of the house which normally take place in October /November each year. More 

Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a nice place for a stroll and has a cool playground. Kids can play while you have a cuppa! The rhododendron walk is really nice and maze is worth a go too. Food in cafe is good but a bit overpriced in my view.

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eric56wicklow, General Manager at Russborough House, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments which we appreciate. More 

Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Mind blowing, so much to see and do..great food, arts, crafts, kids playground..lovely gardens ..a must visit

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eric56wicklow, General Manager at Russborough House, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the positive review of your visit to Russborough. Much appreciated by everyone here. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Went with friends was alot of fun. Unfortunately only guided tours are allowed and they start late which was disappointing. I really enjoyed the market one of the best I've been to in ireland. TH

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Thank you for your review. Much appreciated. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Lovely house for guided tour sets out local history and history of man made lake nearby quite well, cafe and garden walks well worth a visit as well as onsite blacksmith and maze

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eric56wicklow, General Manager at Russborough House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Hope you can visit again later this year up until December 18th or when our new season begins on March1st 2017 ! More 

Wicklow, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Luckily for us we live near this beautiful gem. We never tire of its stunning walks and scenery and our kids love the playground. It's really come on in leaps and bounds in the last 10 years since we started visiting. It's such a lovely spot anytime of the year. My only suggestion is they perhaps consider a Christmas market..it... More 

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eric56wicklow, General Manager at Russborough House, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments whch all the staff here at Russborough really appreciate. You must have read our minds this year as on Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th December from 12.00 noon to 4.30pm each day we are hosting an outdoor Christmas market adjacent to the reception and tea rooms. We have a number of confirmed stalls already... More 

Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

I was out yesterday with my daughter and my niece and her boyfriend who came over from the U.K. And I wanted to show off the treats of Ireland so we went to the blessington lakes and on the way back we passed this gorgeous looking establishment and everyone in the car was screaming "can we go in there it... More 

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eric56wicklow, General Manager at Russborough House, responded to this review

Grainne, thank you very much for your kind review and generous comments. All the staff are indeed very passionate about the care and upkeep of Russborough and I'm delighted this shone through on your visit. Hope you will visit again in due course. More 

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