Kylemore Abbey | Day Out With The Kids

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Kylemore Abbey

  • Connemara
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • All Ages
  • Tourist Attractions

Attraction Information

Kylemore Abbey and Victorian Walled Garden has plenty to keep the family amused, with lots to see and do for all ages.
Kids will love seeing the restored rooms of the Abbey and learning historical tales of romance and tragedy, plus there are 6 acres of walled Victorian gardens to explore. There is also an amazing Gothic church to investigate, and a number of restored buildings, including the gardener's house and glasshouses. The 1,000 acre estate offers plenty of space for walks along lakeshores and woodland, there are Nature Trails and a Children's Play Trail to follow.
The Play trail is sure to be a hit with the kids, as it has 22 play pieces positioned around the estate, all inspired by stories of Kylemore and made from fallen wood. Items include miniature picnic tables, whispering trees, musical instruments and more!

The admission price includes a history talk and guided tours of the abbey and garden, a guide booklet with map, an audiovisual presentation, and the shuttle bus to and from the Victorian Walled Garden. Accompanied children under 10 visit for free.

Opening hours

September - October: 9.30 am - 5.30pm November - March: 10.00am - 4.30pm April - July: 9.00am - 6.00pm July and August: 9.00am - 7.00pm Last admission is half an hour before closing.

Pricing

Adult €13.00 Students aged 11+: €9.00 Seniors: €10.00 Family tickets available. Accompanied children aged 10 or under go free.

Travel & Contact Information

Address

Kylemore, Connemara, County Limerick, IE, null

Phone number

0353 95 52001

Map

Website

Click here to visit Kylemore Abbey's website.

FAQ & Additional Information

Kylemore Abbey has not told us about their parking.

No, there are no toilets available.

No, there are no baby changing facilities.

Kylemore Abbey has not told us if you can bring a picnic.

Yes, there is an onsite restaurant and snacks are available.

Kylemore Abbey has not told us if they are fully wheelchair friendly.

Kylemore Abbey has not told us if they are fully pushchair friendly.

Kylemore Abbey has not told us if they are dog friendly.

Additional Info

Anything else I should know?

There is an onsite shop

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