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Hidden Gem

Really pretty cottage with an interesting history. Lovely walk along the river to get to it and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Cahir, Ireland
quaint little cottage

A good walk down by the river to visit this cottage, or you could drive to it. Plenty of history to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
County Carlow, Ireland
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“cahir castle”(85 reviews)
“fairy tale”(22 reviews)
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Cahir, Ireland
+353 52 744 1144
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All reviews cahir castle fairy tale lovely walk car park guided tour hidden gem thatched roof butler family well worth a visit pretty place riverside walk sunny day beautiful grounds interesting history take pictures spiral staircase restoration work
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Really pretty cottage with an interesting history. Lovely walk along the river to get to it and well worth a visit.

Thank tibridarn
Reviewed 1 week ago

A good walk down by the river to visit this cottage, or you could drive to it. Plenty of history to this place. Would love to see it fully restored(i.e paint removed from flooring and around doors and stair case. Loved the on-suite in the...More

Thank 62hollie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This little cottage is so quaint and full of history! The tour guide was so knowledgeable and the cottage has been restored to how it was in the day. The grounds are beautiful and we took one of the walks which was so enjoyable. A...More

Thank Lrp62
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Such a beautiful park with the cottage as a centerpiece we spent a lot of time wandering around. A great place to visit

Thank rose b
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Very unique little cottage with a rich history tied to Cahir Castle. Michelle, our tour guide, was great at telling us the history of the place and pointing out the various architectural curiosities of the cottage. After the tour, take a stroll along the river...More

Thank Edge038
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

The lady that gave the tour was well informed. Only bummer part was no inside photos. But has a lot of history and has been restored to its original self. Lovely walk getting there through what I call fairy forest. A must see. Especially the...More

Thank blueangel_0672002
Reviewed 18 September 2018

We took the 25 minute walk along the river to reach Swiss Cottage. (More of a summerhouse) You enter it from the servants quarter along a tunnel/passage in the basement. The cottage has only four rooms for you to see and a spiral staircase to...More

Thank 465RobertH465
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

We visited during heritage week and admission was free. The cottage looks like something out of a fairytale and has been lovingly restored. I would recommend a visit and the walk from cahir castle to the cottage is lovely on a sunny day

Thank Ms_vaughnstrider
Reviewed 31 August 2018

This is an amazing site but don't trust your GPS or Google maps to navigate you to the right place. Google seems to believe it is in the completely wrong place. Once your GPS tells you 'have arrived' you find you are on the wrong...More

Thank Gary W
Reviewed 31 August 2018

So quaint, not what I was expecting at all, it's basically a 2 room up & down! But the décor is amazing, it's been renovated with incredible attention to detail with the original features left insitu as much as possible. We went with a friend...More

Thank smh1302
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Response from Janine M | Reviewed this property |
i think they would be fine im disabled and I managed it .. well worth a visit xx