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Curraghmore House and Gardens

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A true sporting estate

When we arrived, a notice said house closed but we took a drive down to it anyway just for a look... read more

Reviewed 12 November 2018
Dublin, Ireland
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Positive aging week.

Had a walk around the grounds which was a fiver. The house was 15 in too view. Lovely walks around... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2018
jackie w
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Reviewed 12 November 2018 via mobile

When we arrived, a notice said house closed but we took a drive down to it anyway just for a look. We will return because this is a place apart. It must be a 2km Avenue with lots of potholes to keep speed down. From...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

Had a walk around the grounds which was a fiver. The house was 15 in too view. Lovely walks around the grounds and visit too the shell house.tea rooms didnt have gluten free scones i had brought my own. Coffee was lovely.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jackie w
Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

Well worth a visit. The house has a fascinating history having been owned by the same family since it was built around 1180. There are beautiful gardens to explore. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank Geraldine R
Reviewed 2 September 2018

This was a return trip, having attended the All Together Now festival several weeks before and we were curious to see Curraghmore in it's natural setting. The drive from the main gates along a dusty gravel road gives you time to adjust to a different...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank SailTripper
Reviewed 29 August 2018

We visited Curraghmore as a bus excursion as part of the Belmond Grand Hibernian train tour. Bussed in from Waterford, we were greeted by Lord Waterford's former butler who served has tour guide. He was both charming and engaged. Perhaps the highlight of the tour...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Having attended the recent All Together Now music festival in the grounds of Curraghmore House we were eager to return and do a tour and to learn about the history of the place. Basil the long time Butler of Curraghmore House ( 25 yrs i...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 15 August 2018

This is an 'undiscovered' gem in the Irish countryside, which we have been exploring been for 20+ years. The house itself has lots of the history of the nobility from England who settled here, starting with the original Anglo-Norman owners c. 1200 through to the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank dfbrennan2015
Reviewed 15 August 2018

The Tour guide was amazing, former butler to Lord Waterford for many years, his knowledge of the family and the Estate combined with his sense of humour made this Tour a hugely enjoyable experience.

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank ellen w
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

Excellent tour with former Butler Basil. Interesting history learned along the way. Kids (9&11yrs) loved it. Stunning.

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank vtrevorc
Reviewed 23 July 2018

With a 2.3 km driveway along side a stream with pheasants crisscrossing the surrounding grassland, this reminded me of a time when the pace of life was so much easier! I drove into a spacious courtyard with a semi circle of ornate statues at one...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank George C
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30 June 2016|
Response from Doreen S | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I have no idea as we travelled by car.