Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden, Kylemore

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Founded by Benedictine nuns who fled Belgium during World War I, Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden occupy the estate of a 19th century castle, built to house the family of a wealthy London doctor. Although large sections of the property remain closed to visitors, you can take a guided tour of its Gothic chapel, main hall, and walled garden, one of the last built in Ireland during the Victorian period. Intersected by walkways and manicured flowerbeds, the garden contains a series of greenhouses, two of which have been restored to their full Victorian glory. The estate also features a gift shop and three dining venues, including a traditional teahouse using nuns' recipes for cakes and scones, baked fresh daily. PutKylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden into our Kylemore tour itinerary maker app and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • Had a wonderful day there with my family (great grand parents in their 80s down to a 3 month old) there was plenty for everyone and an amazing visitor experience. The staff in the restaurant...  more »
  • Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Gardens is one of many gems in Ireland. Kylemore Abbey is set in scenic the Connemara area of County Galway. That means that you will get to see the beautiful...  more »

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