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Muckross Abbey

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N71 | Killarney National Park, Killarney, Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday

I thought the ruins were nice for a quick stop. You are able to wander around in it and climb up the tower portion. If you're at Muckross house make a stop to see this.

Thank 23kme
Reviewed 2 days ago

We took a nice walk thru the grounds here and even though it was raining a bit, we really enjoyed it!

Thank fotocj
Reviewed 3 days ago

We visited while staying at the Cahernane House on suggestion of the concierge Marian. Absolutely gorgeous.

Thank daviporter
Reviewed 4 days ago

We had a nice stop here. We did not enter the house but so enjoyed walking the beautiful gardens, lake view and scenery. I recommend this stop.

Thank bzapata8503
Reviewed 1 week ago

Unsure whether or not the tour would be worth it, we originally planned just to walk around the grounds of the house & see the gardens. However, we decided to go ahead and take the tour and I am so glad we did. Our tour...More

Thank dropalinetoemily
Reviewed 1 week ago

This can be a day of interest. The gardens are a bit of magical exploration and the home is a glimpse of upstairs/downstairs life. Good food available. Lots of good walking.

Thank happygalfromCA
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is such a magical place. Well worth a visit. The tree in the centre of the Abbey is beautiful. A very special place. So much so that we had our wedding ceremony here. It was just perfect.

Thank JemFranz
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Bring tour paints and camera. Every turn has something interesting to record. Wandering through The Abby was an adventure and in some places a flashlight would have been helpful. The surrounding woodlands have magnificent Chestnut trees.

Thank Peggy R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our horse and carriage ride stopped here for us to explore the ruins. They were very interesting. There is a fascinating tree growing in the middle of the ruins. I recommend a brief stop.

Thank Travmama
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We all enjoyed exploring these ruins. Pretty cool and definitely worth stopping off for a stroll around. Interesting place, with lots of information on display telling it’s story. If only the walls could talk

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Kristi S
19 December 2017|
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Response from P3902RQwilliamp | Reviewed this property |
you can walk there from town (about 10 km) or take a cab. Killarney is full of em and they are reasonably priced and helpful. You can also rent bikes or hire a Jarvey (a two wheeled horse-drawn cart) they are also... More