Welcome to Kylemore Abbey and Victorian Walled Garden, one of Ireland’s best-loved and most iconic tourist attractions and home to the Benedictine nuns since 1920. Our new visitor experience ‘From Generation to generation…the story of Kylemore Abbey’, opened its doors on Friday 7th of June.
At Kylemore Abbey and Victorian Walled Garden, there is so much for all the family to enjoy. Visit the restored rooms of the Abbey and learn about its history of tragedy, romance, education, innovation, and spirituality. Explore the 6 acre Victorian Walled Garden with its delightfully restored garden buildings. Discover woodland and lakeshore walks that will take you on a beautiful journey through our 1,000-acre estate. The beautiful Gothic Church is a short walk from the Abbey, nestled nearby is the Mausoleum where Mitchell and Margaret Henry are buried side by side. Children will enjoy making a wish at the Giants Ironing stone. With great options for dining and shopping, we have all you need for the perfect Connemara day out.