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Kells Bay House & Gardens

Closed Now: 9:30 am - 8:00 pm
Open today: 9:30 am - 8:00 pm
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The gardens are amazing and truly unique. We ate in the coffee shop and it was nice. We didn't eat... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely garden to stroll around during the day. It has some fun wood carvings. A fabulous Thai... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Reading, United Kingdom
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  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
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“rope bridge”(39 reviews)
“thai restaurant”(33 reviews)
“tree ferns”(22 reviews)
Kells Bay House & Gardens is Ireland's premier sub-tropical botanical gardens situated overlooking Dingle Bay on the Ring of Kerry. It is home of the SkyWalk, Ireland's longest rope bridge (112 foot long). Ideal for everyone with over 3 kms of walks...more
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Kells Bay | Co Kerry, Cahersiveen V23 EP48, Ireland
+353 66 947 7975
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The gardens are amazing and truly unique. We ate in the coffee shop and it was nice. We didn't eat in the restaurant but we have heard that it is really nice

Thank rsmyth
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely garden to stroll around during the day. It has some fun wood carvings. A fabulous Thai restaurant for an evening meal.

Thank davewJ952AV
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We passed over two hours meandering around the trails of Kells bay, it’s beach and skywalk. You will not be disappointed! €25 for a family of 5. We didn’t go into the cafe as we needed to get going but it looked very inviting with...More

Thank brownie_eire
Reviewed 28 September 2018

I've been wanting to visit the Primeval forest here since I saw it on Gardeners World and it certainly did not disappoint. The forest of tree ferns is just magical, I cannot think hat such a setting exists anywhere else in the world. I just...More

Thank JeanChippenham
Reviewed 25 September 2018

This is a great please to visit. There are lots of carvings around the paths to amuse kids. The rope bridge is brilliant. If you have any interest in plants and gardening it is a must see place

Thank farrellprj
Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

We booked for only an overnight accomodation through Booking.com during our long overdue Siblings Discover Kerry Road Trip but we ended up staying at this little heaven on earth for 5 days 4 nights instead. Please allow me tell you why. At the end of...More

Thank HafiedzAH
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

Down a long windy road which keeps the coaches away this is a real gem. Extensive and well laid out gardens with marked paths that show it at its best. A mixture of water, ferns and trees. The dinosaur sculptures from the fallen trees are...More

Thank RobGfromWorcs
Reviewed 9 September 2018

My wife and I went here for wedding anniversary celebration.Westayed in main house Preece room a suite in reality ,gorgeous. My wife is avid gardener but both of us were blown away by the tree fern garden and the estate in total .Had a Thai...More

1  Thank loc879
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

We went for dinner there and the food was mediocre at best. The service was poor as the owner Billy treated us like children. We were unable to get water for free you had to buy a bottle of water instead of using tap water...More

4  Thank Caelan M
Reviewed 4 September 2018

These gardens look beautiful from the entrance but due to the limited amount of time available to us when didn't get chance to do the walk around the gardens

Thank Jan-fgo171
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14 May 2018|
Response from Burningburns | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I wouldn’t know but they have a website or give them a call
25 April 2017|
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Response from ElaineM1580 | Reviewed this property |
Roads are narrow but on my visit I seen one parked in the car park so answer is yes.
Siobhan C
22 January 2015|
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Response from Carla M | Reviewed this property |
Hi Siobhan, I cannot say 100% certain, but I doubt they accept it. Quick way to find out is to' Google' OneForall Vouchers site, and you will find your answer there. Hope this helps.