Kylemore Abbey One of the West’s most popular tourist attractions
As the thousands of trees that surround Kylemore turn autumn gold, now is the perfect time to escape to Connemara and discover the beauty, history and serenity of Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden.
Nestled in the heart of Connemara, just one hour from Galway City, the 1000 acre estate offers individuals and families the opportunity to get out and embrace beautiful scenery while engaging in the rich heritage and wonderful stories of the castle’s 150 year history. A new multimedia experience and renovated rooms in the castle, an extremely unique 6.5 acre Victorian Walled Garden, woodland and lakeshore walks, and romantic neo-Gothic Church are just some of the highlights that can be visited on a trip to Kylemore, as are the newest additions; the herd of Connemara ponies and their adorable foals who can been seen frolicking in the paddock.
Locally sourced produce and traditional recipes are always on the menu in Mitchells Café, you can break up your day with a delicious lunch or sweet treat followed by a spot of shopping in the Craft & Design Shop which sells a selection of Irish gifts alongside the beautiful Kylemore chocolate, soaps and pottery – all handmade onsite.
Under 16s go free, online booking advised. For more information on Kylemore Abbey’s opening times and events please see the website: www.kylemoreabbey.com
Address : Kylemore, Connemara, Co. GalwayPhone : +353 (0)95 52001
Hours : Monday - Sunday: 10am – 5pm
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