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Muckross Traditional Farms

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Living history at it's best

I could spend weeks here alone! I want to go back each season a re-explore the changes and see the... read more

Reviewed September 27, 2018
vapudelko
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Tucson, Arizona
Back in time visit!

Each of their homes represent a family with a representative in each. Tasted their bread! Saw... read more

Reviewed September 19, 2018
Varcsix
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Waco, Texas
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Kenmare Road, Killarney, Ireland
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Reviewed October 3, 2018

We had a tour dinner here as an optional excursion. Food was fair and service was good. Music was very good by locals and setting was unique e.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 27, 2018

I could spend weeks here alone! I want to go back each season a re-explore the changes and see the beauty all over again.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank vapudelko
Reviewed September 19, 2018

Each of their homes represent a family with a representative in each. Tasted their bread! Saw them baking it over the peat fire. Learned how each family would have lived. Really helped me connect with my Irish roots of long ago.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Varcsix
Reviewed September 17, 2018

Just like granny's place, really. Reminiscent of a more innocent time. Have a walk around here and if you can sample some of the home baked bread the ladies in each cottage make, delicious with the old salty butter.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank npower2016
Reviewed September 12, 2018

Mike, our host was wonderful in explaining the history of the farm and their commitment to keeping it as a working farm with the old equipment an implements. We were shown rooms in the house - warmed by peat in the fireplace and candles for...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Toothsc
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Can only agree with all other reviews here - the traditional farms are a must see for all ages. Brilliantly maintained and reconstructed history, and authentic baking in the houses with loads of butter! Yes there is a charge to enter which is always slightly...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank carconj1gwy
Reviewed August 24, 2018 via mobile

This is a great place for people of all ages. We loved going inside each home. It was like walking into the past. In some of the homes we were greeted by women baking bread over an open fire (which was delicious by the way)...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank AllisonS2254
Reviewed August 21, 2018

Located at Muckross House and Gardens. Ample free parking. For the farm itself, as stated in other reviews, the trail is about a 2 km loop doted with varying sizes of traditional Irish farm houses. The staff were very friendly and knowledgeable and were baking...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Sandman91
Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

We are currently in Killarney this is the second time we visited the farm and needless to say it’s worth the visit my kids love the fact that chickens run around their feet pop in and out of hedges they see animals in pens they...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Gary H
Reviewed August 13, 2018

This farm is one of the many great attractions in Muckross House area in the middle of the huge Killarney national park. There is a huge free parking lot but as mentioned spaces are very small. Farm entrance is through a white house on the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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kelleyfarrell3
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Response from Martina D | Reviewed this property |
hello....yes they are open in February every day...think they open at 11am till about 6pm.
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