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Kylemore Abbey and Gardens

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Connemara, Co. Galway


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Kylemore Abbey and Gardens, Galway, Ireland : Reviews of Kylemore Abbey and Gardens - Yahoo! Travel
The Seven Pins mountain range towers majestically above the Kylemore Abbey demesne. This magnificent building and its walled Victorian garden is one of the most p...

Kylemore Abbey and Victorian Walled Garden - Kylemore, Galway - GalwayTourist.com
Set in the Connemara mountains is Kylemore Abbey, a beautiful neo-Gothic Castle. Built by the English industrialist Mitchell Henry in 1868, visitors to the three reception rooms in the Abbey are touched by its history steeped in romance and tragedy. Kylemore Castle was sold to Benedictine nuns fleei...

Kylemore Abbey Garden - a Gardens Guide review
: A Benedictine Abbey with a 6 acre Victorian Walled Garden, under restoration, facing Diamond Hill. A stream divides the Walled Garden into its two distinct areas - the Kitchen Garden and the Flower Garden. The planting style in the Flower Garden is that of the late Victorian era. The original gard...

Kylemore Abbey and Gardens County Galway
) the grounds comprise of the abbey itself and a Gothic church set in the grounds about one quarter of a mile away , the six acre Victorian garden abounds with flowers from all parts of the world and dominate most of the grounds .In the grounds of the Abbey are a craft shop and restaurant which at m...

Galway.Net: Kylemore Abbey and Gardens
Kylemore Castle, built in 1868, is one of the great baronial-style Castles remaining in Ireland. In 1920, the Castle was turned into an Abbey when it was purchased by the Irish Benedictine nuns. Visitors to the three reception rooms in the Abbey are touched by its history steeped in romance and trag...

Ireland Adventures :: Attractions :: Heritage :: Galway :: Galway :: Kylemore Abbey And Garden
But for those visitors with a couple hours to spare, Kylemore Abbey delivers more than just a photo-op. Visit the picturesque Abbey, reception rooms, video and exhibition and enjoy a stroll to the beautiful Neo-Gothic Church and Mausoleum where original owners are buried; browse in the Craft Shop; v...

Attractions of Connemara - Kylemore Abbey & Walled Garden - Co. Galway
Kylemore Abbey is the home of the Benedictine Nuns in Ireland. Built originally as a Castle (1868), it is one of the best examples of Irish neo-gothic architecture. The demesne features the Great Hall and three reception rooms in the Abbey (under restoration), Gothic Church (under restoration), Maus...

Kylemore Abbey | Western Ireland with Galway Sights & Activities | Fodor's Online Travel Guide
Kylemore Abbey, one of the most photographed castles in all of Ireland, is visible across a reedy lake with a backdrop of wooded hillside. The vast Gothic Revival, turreted, gray-stone castle was built as a private home between 1861 and 1868 by Mitchell Henry, a member of Parliament for County Galwa...

Places to Visit in Ireland - Kylemore Abbey (County Galway)
The huge, neo-gothic pile beside the lake, nestling into a steep mountain side, was conceived as a family home by Mitchell Henry. Unfortunately this was never to be - Henry's wife and daughter died soon after and the house was never really a home. Then in 1921 the Benedictine nuns came - nuns on the...

Healy Tours - Connemara & Kylemore Abbey in Galway, Ireland
Kylemore Abbey was built in the middle of the 19th century by Mitchell Henry and is now one of Ireland's most exclusive girls' boarding schools. Run by the Benedictine Sisters it caters for Irish as well as international pupils. The little Gothic Chapel, down one of the wooded laneways, has recently...

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