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Beautiful Gardens

The Gardens were beautiful and although a climb the view from atop the 100 steps are well worth it... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Arvada, Colorado
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Glorious Spot

Had visited a few times before and the gardens had been spectacular each time. They remain so, but... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Tim C
Milborne Port, United Kingdom
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Bantry House and Garden is a stately home in southwest Ireland situated right on Bantry Bay with panoramic views of the bay and the caha mountains. The estate is owned by Egerton and Brigitte Shelswell-White and is managed by their daughter Sophie...more
Bantry, Ireland
+353 27 50047
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The Gardens were beautiful and although a climb the view from atop the 100 steps are well worth it. It is a little pricey at 11 euros but overall was a lovely step in West Cork.

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Had visited a few times before and the gardens had been spectacular each time. They remain so, but it was a delight to be able to go into the house this time. I don't think it had been open twenty years ago. It is a...More

Thank Tim C
Reviewed 4 days ago

If you are visiting Bantry you must check out this place. The House and the Gardens are outstanding. They offer tours of the House twice a day. The staff is friendly and helpful. The Gardens are fantastic and you can climb 100 steps to the...More

Thank joelrichar
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A beautiful place for to visit, the house and gardens are tranquil and if you're up for a hike then you can take on the hundred steps with a fantastic view of the house and Bantry Bay from the top, well worth a visit.

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Always love this house Undoubtedly, it has a shabby chic feel to it and there is an air of maintenance being a hand to mouth operation However, the house and gardens have an undoubted charm to them unmatched in any stately home we have visited...More

Thank Barney1137
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We walked up from the town and the views from the garden were certainly worth it. It was a very hot day so didn't want to spend time in the house

Thank Relaxedchilled
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely gardens and beautiful views of bay after climbing many steps. Well worth a visit and reasonably priced. Friendly staff.

Thank rosakema
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A lovely house and gardens, with a quite nice cafe for lunch. a good option at any time, but especially for a grey day.

Thank lara g
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The day we visited the house and gardens happened to have picture perfect weather which made it that much prettier. The gardens are just gorgeous. We climbed the 100 steps and the view from there of the house and the bay behind it are breathtaking....More

Thank JenniferCarroll
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having seen the house during a touristic visit a year before with a group, I dreamt of comeing back privatly to stay a night or two. The dream came true and it was worth dreaming. The place with the park and the look on Bantry...More

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Erin C
March 5, 2018|
Response from sophiemanager | Property representative |
Hi there We are open for visits from 30th March 2018. Generally open 10am-5pm Tuesday to Sunday and Easter bank holiday Monday (2nd April) Sophie Bantry House