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Molly Gallivan's Cottage & Traditional Farm

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a good way to get a feel for the history of the area

My a quick trip through on a rainy day. It was a very good opportunity to get a feel for what life... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Melrose, Massachusetts
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Nice little shop with some interesting bits, what I like most is looking in the house it is just... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Michael O
London, United Kingdom
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Molly Gallivan’s cottage and traditional farm invites you to take a step back in time to experience the simple country lifestyle in rural Ireland before the days of electricity and modern conveniences. Molly’s enchanting cottage is over 200 years...more
Glengarriff Rd | Releigh, Bonane, Kenmare, Ireland
+353 64 664 0714
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Kenmare
from US$81.10
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My a quick trip through on a rainy day. It was a very good opportunity to get a feel for what life was like in the area many years ago.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice little shop with some interesting bits, what I like most is looking in the house it is just like my Grandparents House, God rest their Souls.

Thank Michael O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful scenery as we were driving from Kenmare to Glencardiff. Stopped at Molly's to enjoy the view and were entranced by what we found at Molly Gallivan's Cottage and Traditional Farm. After exploring, we decided we had to go back for the promised evening entertainment....More

Thank Barbara B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went in to buy some of the lovely local things they have. Came out with loads more. The cottage is beautifully preserved. We didn't see the whole place though. Need to go back

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were driving the road to Glencardiff and stopped here as we were going by. There is a nice view from the parking lot and the shop itself has a ton of different items in it. There is another building in the back so it...More

Thank MT1
Reviewed November 3, 2018 via mobile

Very poor. Tea rooms? Nothing to eat. Got greeted by a cow, pig and 3 hens who wanted to follow us. Too close for comfort. Exterior very inviting.

Thank Paula G
Reviewed November 2, 2018

We love to stop into Molly Gallivan's when we are visiting Kenmare. It will give you a good idea of the way it was back in the day. Cute shop with woolens and you can get some tea and a bite to eat also.

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Reviewed October 29, 2018

It is what it is, being a nice break on the road from Glengarriff to Kenmare to enjoy the spectacular views, have a cup of tea, meander about the wee shop selling all sorts of crafts and jewellery. There is also a wee tour on...More

Thank 972JamesO
Reviewed October 28, 2018

The best part is what you see in the picture. Old truck, renovated farmhouse, it's picturesque. Souvineer prices are a little high. Walking though the farm is buy donation. We paid $10eu for the couple. Warning: watch your step on the farm path. Lots of...More

Thank J D
Reviewed October 24, 2018

We stopped off here en route from Glengarriff to Kenmare. We enjoyed a very reasonably priced coffee and beautiful scones, while taking in the spectacular scenery. The woman looking after us was very friendly and full of interesting chat. The shop is full of wonderful...More

Thank PaulaBFs
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August 2, 2018|
Response from BW260570 | Reviewed this property |
We stayed there and walked around. In general it is free to walk along the lanes in the garden. Nearby down The Valley is also Stone fort and stone ring etc. This is a couple of Euro. For us 10 Euro for the whole family.
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Response from Sylvia F | Reviewed this property |
They have a facebook page and it says their open hours are Mon-Sun: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm +353 64 664 0714
February 25, 2016|
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Response from 2005eric2005 | Reviewed this property |
I already answered the question..see above. BUT I can also say that the scenic shots all around the place is also worthy of a stop even if the shop is not open.