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Afternoon stroll

Arrived just after the house and coffee shop had closed. Tge grounds are stunning and the exterior... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Mark D
via mobile
Beautiful

The grounds to this old house are beautiful. Well worth a visit for a stunning walk. The house is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
neadweeney
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Arrived just after the house and coffee shop had closed. Tge grounds are stunning and the exterior of the house is fabulous. The lake walk is beautiful and we had a lovely time. Definetly be back.

Thank Mark D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The grounds to this old house are beautiful. Well worth a visit for a stunning walk. The house is very nice and more unrestricted than similar buildings. The lady giving the tour was lovely and gave my child pictures to draw and colour. The cafe...More

Thank neadweeney
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We, my wife and I, together with several friends and mother in law, who is in her nineties visited this stunning place several times. Every time you go there you are struck by the beauty of the building and amazing interior,hospitality,fantastic tour guides, who are...More

Thank harry c
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The coffee shop provided the only sour note of the day. The staff were abrupt and rushing us along. I was trying to order for 7 people and they kept trying to ring up my order before I had ordered everything. You can't see the...More

1  Thank Tina10
Reviewed 15 July 2018

What I loved about this house is that when the owner Cholmeley Harrison presented it to the people of Ireland his personal effects were left in place so that there are framed photographs of his family about the place which make the tour much more...More

Thank Gerry C
Reviewed 13 July 2018

Our tour guide was knowledgeable, friendly and we learned a lot. Beautiful house on the inside. Nice place to take your time and walk the grounds too. Small fee to get in.

Thank LSUJane
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Beautiful place for a stroll on a sunny day, fabulous lake, different walkways to suit young and old. Plenty of parking. We visit often and always enjoy it.

Thank suesuss
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

I was there already a few years ago, this time I decided to take a tour on a house. The room with a magnificent dome itself is worth to visit. Amazing architecture. The last owner restored the property to it's former glory and even if...More

1  Thank Ewa S
Reviewed 24 June 2018

Toured around this classical style mansion which a very knowledgeable guide. Needs time to appreciate the décor and all that has been done to restore it to what you see today. Outside areas are extensive.

1  Thank deve46
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

Lovely spot for a day out. Great crowd there today but the toilets were a disgrace. Filthy dirty and smelly, overflowing bins and no soap. A visit by a health inspector should sort them out.

4  Thank Tom M
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Response from Nick K | Reviewed this property |
its open sundays. and its frer.
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I have been here on many occasions, always with me dog. A lot of other people also walk their dogs there. I had never had anyone come to me and tell me that dogs weren't allowed. Most people exercise a bit of common sense... More
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