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Molly Gallivan's Cottage & Traditional Farm
Ranked #1 of 49 things to do in Kenmare
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Owner description: Molly Gallivan’s cottage and traditional farm invites you to take a step back in time to experience the simple country lifestyle in rural Ireland before the days of electricity and modern conveniences. Molly’s enchanting cottage is over 200 years old and her farm is complete with animals, fowl and traditional farm machinery. Molly’s old Tea Shop is very unique in Ireland, here you will taste locally made foods cooked and baked in the traditional fashion. We also hold traditional Irish evenings at Molly Gallivan’s cottage, these are nights of Irish food, music, song, dance and story telling, re-enacting the old customs that took place in Irish homes. Advanced booking is required for our Traditional Irish Evenings please contact us for availability and prices.
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Reviewed 2 November 2017

We stopped here on a day out. Interesting to see and worth it for the view. Lovely little craft shop too!

Thank Felicity R
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Reviewed 27 October 2017

Located on the caha pass is this awesome gift shop housed in a traditional cottage, we stopped to stretch our legs, not having time to visit to the heritage walk, never mind, next time.

Thank JnVSydney
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Reviewed 25 October 2017

Wonderful stop with fabulous people! We enjoyed the atmosphere with hands-on experience. Host were gracious and kind.

Thank Kathy E
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Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

First thing you see across from the farm house on the highway is a tall imposing statue of a Druid carved from a large tree.
A cottage over 200 years old of the rural lifestyle at the time. An active farm, gift shop, tea room and more reasons for you to stop

Thank Mars1964
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Reviewed 23 October 2017

Our tour guide took us to see Molly Gallvian's - Stephen, one of the owners, gave us a tour of the farm - he was an absolute hoot - gave us a lot of history of the farm, the way of life but always in a light-hearted and fun way. Great jokes. The animals were all very friendly, too. This is a must stop for some good gifts and a delightful hour of fun. I am so glad our guide stopped here!

Thank ajdanek
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