Muckross Traditional Farms

Come visit Muckross Traditional Farms and experience first-hand what rural Ireland was like during the 1930s & 40s. This is like stepping back in time and an absolutely amazing experience that we would recommend to any visitors to Killarney. There is history to be learned and craic to be had at Muckross Traditional Farms.


Visit three working farms  along with a Labourer’s Cottage, Carpenter’s Workshop, Blacksmith’s Forge and a schoolhouse. You’ll get a chance to make authentic bread the old fashioned way and get to taste your creation. You will also see how butter was made back in the day,


A petting zoo can be found out the back where you will find horses, sheep, Irish Wolfhounds, puppies, chickens, rabbits and many more. There is also a play area for little ones complete with swings and slides.

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Muckross House & Gardens

An absolute marvel in the heart of Killarney National Park, found perfectly at the end of the Ring of Kerry, Muckross House and Gardens is  a 19th century Victorian Estate located on the banks of Muckross Lake. Take a tour of the house or explore the pristine gardens, this is one of the most breath taking attractions in all of County Kerry.

Muckross Abbey

One of Killarney’s oldest attractions the ruins of this 15th century Abbey stand tall just a few minutes walk from Muckross House. The main attraction of Muckross Abbey is the ancient Yew Tree which is said to be just as old if not older than the Abbey making it one of the oldest trees in all of Kerry and Ireland.

Muckross Lake Loop

Walk the perimeter of one of the famed Lakes of Killarney just minutes from the lovely Muckross House & Gardens. This 6km well marked walk takes you along one of the most scenic walking routes in all of Killarney National Park. Make sure to stop off Dinis Cottage for a quick bite to eat or for a coffee on the way around.

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