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Tullynally Castle & Gardens

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Address: 1.5km just outside Castllepollard on the Granard road (signposted) | Castlepollard, Ireland
Phone Number:
+353 44 966 1159

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Peaceful oasis

Just opened for their 2017 season, the gardens are worth the diversion to discover this beautiful little corner of the Midlands. Wander about at your leisure to explore the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Western Ireland, Ireland
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Western Ireland, Ireland
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127 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just opened for their 2017 season, the gardens are worth the diversion to discover this beautiful little corner of the Midlands. Wander about at your leisure to explore the walled garden and the lakes; benches abound to allow the option of enjoying the different vistas with your feet up. Having contacted the gardens in advance regarding mobility issues with one... More 

Thank rostourist
County Donegal, Ireland
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3 reviews
Reviewed 18 March 2017

The building itself is quite impressive. The gardens are pretty and surrounding area is worth a walk around. It has no massive signposts and even the entrance could be overlooked, but worth finding.

Thank CSweeney0
Meath, Ireland
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135 reviews
77 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

I love these old buildings and gardens. This place is great only I feel it's expensive for what you get. The walk is lovely with something for everyone and the cafe is fab but I would love a look inside the castle, although I'm sure the owners want their privacy! You can pay extra to see the kitchen and laundry,... More 

Thank shenn09
Mullingar, Ireland
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12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 August 2016

lovely walk around loads to see kids loved looking for different thing lovely tea room on the grounds the different flowers been visiting here since i was a child

Thank cullenkathleen2
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1 review
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

The place is lovely. We just visited the gardens, not the manor. But it was really worth the trip. Just one serious advice: wear hiking boots!

Thank Johanna K
Mullingar, Ireland
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33 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2016

Lovely walks around Tullnally Gardens and a lovely cuppa and cake in the cafe. Just outside Castlepollard and easily accesable

Thank Mary O
County Dublin, Ireland
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9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

A little bit of unspoilt beauty near Castlepollard that will hopefully stay the same for ever. I am being selfish of course as it doesn't register too much on the local tourist trails that I have seen. Yet it has such beauty, peace and tranquility that makes it five star. Worth a visit, nice walks down to lake and back.... More 

Thank dublinmover
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

Lovely walks with lots of little areas of interest...if you like outdoors you'll love this place....perfect tree climbing venue...not too busy and not at all fussy as some national trust properties tend to be....great little cafe with homemade food....fresh soup, sandwich and large slice of cake for €7.50....

1 Thank Jules F
Orlando, Florida
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61 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 July 2016

The whole family (granny, granddad, mammy, daddy, sisters, cousins) went for a Sunday walk. Tickets are sold in the tea room (which I wish was not the case as the tea room was very busy and only one cashier--which takes time for both those wanting to eat and those wanting to purchase tickets for the house and garden). The walk... More 

1 Thank HannahRattigan
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78 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Tullynally recently hosted the sheep shearing championships which we attended. The castle grounds are huge and appropriate to hold the event. The castle is still the home of the owners and as such much of it is off limits. The courtyard contains a tea shop located in the barn. Our ticket afforded us entry to the gardens which were beautifully... More 

1 Thank John Q

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