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Adare Heritage Centre

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Suggested a river walk which was lovely

Very helpful at the tourist information. Informed us what to do. Suggested a 2 Km walk round the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
MikeBirdman
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Acton, Massachusetts
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We stopped at the Adare Heritage Center and walked around the village from here. There are... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Snuggled in a wooded setting among the rich quiet farmlands of the Golden Vale by the River Maigue, Adare is a model village dating from the time of the Norman conquest. It has been home to the Earls of Dunraven (Quin Family) for over three...more
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Main St., Adare, Ireland
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All reviews heritage centre dovecote restaurant great information gift shop nice cafe information desk small museum nice stop clean restrooms tourist information helpful staff first stop castle tour free parking irish family across the street plenty of parking
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This Heritage Centre has EVERYTHING a traveler would need! I even was able to ask "where is the live music tonight" and the girl behind the desk looked it up!

Thank Marlene F
Adare H, General Manager at Adare Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Delighted to assist - glad you enjoyed your trip to Adare

Reviewed 1 week ago

Very helpful at the tourist information. Informed us what to do. Suggested a 2 Km walk round the river walk and back into town. This was great. By doing this we also got a good view of the castle from the riverwalk bridge. Very pleased...More

Thank MikeBirdman
Adare H, General Manager at Adare Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you so much for your kind review

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped at the Adare Heritage Center and walked around the village from here. There are souvenier shops here, a small restaurant, and clean toilets.

Thank Mei T
Adare H, General Manager at Adare Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your positive comments it is appreciated

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived at 11 am and could not get a tour til 330 pm so book ahead The tour was full but not crowded Our guide was very informative and engaging We were touring with my elderly mother who is in and out of a...More

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Adare H, General Manager at Adare Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

delighted we made that positive happen for you thank you for taking the effort to let us know

Reviewed 6 September 2018

We were lucky to have GEORGE (Finch), a local historian as our Guide. He knows EVERYTHING about Adare and Lough Gur. There is a lovely shopping area and you can buy coffee/tea downstairs. The room upstairs is quite small, though very well laid out. A...More

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Adare H, General Manager at Adare Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

many thanks glad you enjoyed your experience

Reviewed 2 September 2018

A welcome to Adare, and a guided tour of Desmond Castle make this a must to visit. In fact it is the only way to see the Castle, with friendly guides who unlock the gates and tell you about Adare.

Thank dave-at-london
Adare H, General Manager at Adare Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you your positive comments they are very encouraging

Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

Lots of information about what to see around. Nice tourists shops Cosy cafe and nice variety of food Can be quite busy!

Thank Nabiihah
Adare H, General Manager at Adare Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Glad it all worked out for you, the Centre can be extremely busy at times so it was great you still had a positive experience

Reviewed 15 August 2018

If you're in Adare or anywhere near Limerick City, this castle tour is not to be missed. Our guide was incredibly informative, witty, thorough, and took the best photo of us of our entire week in Ireland.

Thank chrisbenton
Adare H, General Manager at Adare Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Wow!!! I shall pass on your super comments to our guides and thank for taking the time to send this on

Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

My Stop off for my Yanks to break the journey from Valentia Island to Galway City usual stop for Good Food & some Present’s to take home Oh Boys How they enjoyed everything ? From there on the Conversation was “ what a perfect Stop...More

Thank Ted K
Adare H, General Manager at Adare Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

fantastic - we could do with your enthusiasm every day here as things get hectic from time to time!! thank for uplifting us all here today!!

Reviewed 9 August 2018

Good place to go to get area information. Nice little coffee shop inside and a small gift shop. Right in the center of town.

Thank amysS1914TJ
Adare H, General Manager at Adare Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your positive remarks

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734irmas
5 August 2016|
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Response from Adare H | Property representative |
Hi 734irmas, Tickets for the Desmond Castle Tour are charged at €8 for adults, €6 for student/concession, & €18 for family. The tour is fully guided, leaving from the Heritage Centre by minibus and takes approx. 1... More
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Jane M
20 April 2016|
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Response from Kinsy4 | Reviewed this property |
All parking in Adare village is free .
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bayleighmoon
24 February 2016|
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Response from Adare H | Property representative |
Hi bayleighmoon, the Castle Tour costs €8 for an adult, with senior/students and family rates available also. The tour takes 1 hour, and you are brought to and from the castle by minibus, departing from the Centre. The tours... More
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