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Curraghmore House and Gardens

Portlaw, Ireland
+353 86 821 1917
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Super place to visit. Only open to the public for the last few years and off the beaten track... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2017
via mobile
Best tour of historic house ever

I have visited hundreds of historic houses and castles around the world and this recent visit... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2017
dublin, ireland
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Portlaw, Ireland
Portlaw, Ireland
+353 86 821 1917
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Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

Super place to visit. Only open to the public for the last few years and off the beaten track. Indeed the road to it is not signposted and once through the gates the road is very rough. Well worthwhile to make the trip though. The...More

2  Thank satisfied005
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

I have visited hundreds of historic houses and castles around the world and this recent visit stands out. Basil, our guide and butler to the previous Marquis was an incredible guide. The unique selling point of this tour is the family still lives here and...More

4  Thank nenaghboy
Reviewed 24 July 2017

My husband found this place by accident. Everyone should visit this place . It is a real hidden gem. Very well maintained, Great exhibition. Make sure to get tour Guide, she is fantastic. Even my teen daughter was very impressed with everything . Definitely will...More

Thank SovaZ
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Don't be turned off by the limited times to see this place, make an effort to travel there. This is a working manor house that is trying to interest people to come tour their estate - it is so worth it. You have got to...More

Thank Janet H
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

A party of four arrived at about 10:30. Not very clear where to pay/arrange our visit, but a kind gentleman came out of the office to speak to us. A party of 50 was expected imminently and we were keen to remain in a small...More

3  Thank TheLawDoctor
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Our tour of Curraghmore Estate was one of the highlights of our trip to Ireland! Alan is passionate about the estate and has an amazing depth and breadth of knowledge on the estate as it relates to Irish history, family lineage and involvement in local...More

1  Thank susan d
Reviewed 16 June 2017

We were warmly greeted by Basil from South Africa who was butler here for more than 20 years and lead an informative tour of several rooms in the house, no velvet ropes or ceremony here. The shell house was also included in the guided tour....More

4  Thank Maura L
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Wonderful, formal gardens with a large fountain base and lake. Sunshine, swans and cygnets. Large courtyard...some acres in size, rather like a French chateau. The interior of the house is fascinating and totally unspoiled, a true Georgian gem, original furniture and decorations by Wyatt. Really...More

5  Thank tressensible
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

I had known about the existence of the estate but was interested to know more. One of the best tourist experiences in Ireland, you feel like you're discovering something no one else knows about when you find the entrance and drive up to the courtyard,...More

Thank Eamonn T
Reviewed 13 May 2017

Myself and my husband visited Curraghmore House and gardens last Sunday. Our hosts were very welcoming and were passionate and knowledgeable about the estate. The shell house is unbelievable and I would recommend anyone to pay a visit if they are in Portlaw! Even the...More

3  Thank Mary4887
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30 June 2016|
Response from Doreen S | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I have no idea as we travelled by car.