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Adare Heritage Centre

Open today: 09:30 - 18:00
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A Good Place to Stop

There are several shops selling souvenirs and sweaters. Rest rooms also available. Information on... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Janice O
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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 6 October 2018
MikeBirdman
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Acton, Massachusetts
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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 tourist information clean restrooms helpful staff first stop castle tour free parking across the street plenty of parking for sale
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This Heritage Centre has a lot to offer. Aside from the shops and displays, the cafe has really good food. It also has a heraldry kiosk that seemed to be the most well researched and run by an Irish historian. We were able to find...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tells the story of Adare village via models and story boards and is very informative. Lovely tea room to sit and relax in after.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are several shops selling souvenirs and sweaters. Rest rooms also available. Information on local places of interest.

Thank Janice O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went in for a look around and thought it is a place for the wife to shop. There were plenty of people(mainly tourists like us) buying goods and chattels. Had a good look around and yes it was "interesting".

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Overpriced tourist trap. Service poor. Pricing on the counter menus incorrect. Waste of time and money.

Thank Annie F
Reviewed 9 October 2018

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 4 weeks ago

Delighted to assist - glad you enjoyed your trip to Adare

Reviewed 6 October 2018

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 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your kind review

Reviewed 1 October 2018

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.

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Adare H, General Manager at Adare Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your positive comments it is appreciated

Reviewed 25 September 2018

On our day tour to Cashell Rock & Chapel we had one stop at this Irish Cultural Heritage Corner. Very impressive, these cute thatched huts, with souvenir and gift shops inside some of them. Superbly maintained, these cottages, enjoy a stroll alongside the road, peep...More

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Reviewed 11 September 2018 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 4 weeks ago

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

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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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