Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden, Kylemore

#1 of 141 in Historic Sites in Province of Connacht
Must see · Garden · Castle
Founded by Benedictine nuns who fled Belgium during World War I, Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden occupy the estate of a 19th century castle, built to house the family of a wealthy London doctor. Although large sections of the property remain closed to visitors, you can take a guided tour of its Gothic chapel, main hall, and walled garden, one of the last built in Ireland during the Victorian period. Intersected by walkways and manicured flowerbeds, the garden contains a series of greenhouses, two of which have been restored to their full Victorian glory. The estate also featuresĀ a gift shop and three dining venues, including a traditional teahouse using nuns' recipes for cakes and scones, baked fresh daily. PutKylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden into our Kylemore tour itinerary maker app and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • Que miles long . Not enough staff. Very windy and as we were eating outside couple at table beside us coffees tossed upside down all over them. Staff member clearing tables saw their dilemma totally.....  more »
  • It was lovely to visit Kylemore and we enjoyed the lovely scenery but it is way too expensive at 15e per adult  more »
  • A little piece of paradise in this crazy world we find ourselves in
  • Twas ok was very limited due to covid19
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