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Molly Gallivan's Cottage & Traditional Farm

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Glengarriff Rd | Releigh, Bonane, Kenmare, Ireland
+353 64 664 0714
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A Little gem

Stopped on the way round ring of beara, and started with the video about the shop foundation, what... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2013
Brisbane, Australia
If you come Ireland, you have to go to Molly Gallivan's Cottage

A fantastic step back in time, but the best part is the family hospitality and the Irish sense of... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2013
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Molly Gallivan’s cottage and traditional farm invites you to take a step back in time to experience the simple country lifestyle in rural Ireland before the days of electricity and modern conveniences. Molly’s enchanting cottage is over 200 years old and her farm is complete with animals, fowl and traditional farm machinery. Molly’s old Tea Shop is very unique in Ireland, here you will taste locally made foods cooked and baked in the traditional fashion. We also hold traditional Irish evenings at Molly Gallivan’s cottage, these are nights of Irish food, music, song, dance and story telling, re-enacting the old customs that took place in Irish homes. Advanced booking is required for our Traditional Irish Evenings please contact us for availability and prices.
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  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“gift shop” (36 reviews)
“fish stew” (42 reviews)
“irish coffee” (18 reviews)
Glengarriff Rd | Releigh, Bonane, Kenmare, Ireland
+353 64 664 0714

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Reviewed 12 July 2013

Stopped on the way round ring of beara, and started with the video about the shop foundation, what a clear and suitable introduction, did the walk around the farm display and up to the Druid markers, very well explained. Walked a little of the Druids...More

Thank BMW1951
Reviewed 9 July 2013

A fantastic step back in time, but the best part is the family hospitality and the Irish sense of humour. I could not recommend this any more highly. The food, the farm and the theatrics all made a memorable experience.

Thank CraigDavey
Reviewed 30 June 2013

HF guided walking holiday night out included Irish stew, Gaelic coffee & "the American wake" absolutely hilarious. Got us all on our feet dancing! 5 stars. Waiting

1  Thank carolcymraeg
Reviewed 15 June 2013

We were on your way from Dingle towards the Cliffs of Moher and then Galway when we saw Molly Gallivan's on the left. It looked lovely from the outside and my mom stopped right away to have a look. We weren't so interested at the...More

Thank Deborah M
Reviewed 11 June 2013

I did not expect to find the farm interesting but I did and the audio visual was very interesting. Staff were very helpful

1  Thank cheshirehousewife01
Reviewed 8 June 2013

My wife & I were just leaving from a wonderful stay @ 2 Mile Lodge in Kenmare. As we were rounding the bend, we saw Molly Gallivan's on the right. The first thing that struck our interest was the warm appearance of the cute Irish...More

Thank Dennis H
Reviewed 7 June 2013

We stopped at Molly Gallivan's after being in Skibbereen and learning about the famine. It was fascinating to see another side of every day life, and Steve was a great host, showing us everything from peat digging to old stone construction to making moonshine. The...More

Thank RPreston
Reviewed 3 June 2013

great place to visit steeped in history well recommended had a look around really interesting place love to revisit when I have more time to look around

Thank BobbyOS
Reviewed 19 May 2013

Lovely place to visit - very olde irish Nice cafe and a well stocked shop of Irish goods and gifts. A great place to stop off for a rest / break. great views also and lovely to photograph

1  Thank irishtripper
Reviewed 17 May 2013

The tourist center has historical information about Kenmare in addition to a friendly helpful staff. Would highly recommend stopping in for information about the area.

Thank citycat60640
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4 September 2016|
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Response from Sylvia F | Reviewed this property |
They have a facebook page and it says their open hours are Mon-Sun: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm +353 64 664 0714
26 February 2016|
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Response from 2005eric2005 | Reviewed this property |
I already answered the question..see above. BUT I can also say that the scenic shots all around the place is also worthy of a stop even if the shop is not open.
Kitty E
31 December 2014|
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Response from judi957 | Reviewed this property |
We just made a payment of 12 euros each at the entrance. Theres also a nice pub there