The Kylemore Abbey Estate is now CLOSED as a precautionary measure in line with Government guidelines. We look forward to welcoming you to the Estate when we reopen. 

 

News and Events

Christmas Masses at Kylemore Abbey

All are welcome to join the Benedictine community for Mass or Divine Office in the Monastic Church, directly beside the Visitor Centre. Christmas Eve 1st Vespers of the Nativity-5.00 pm Vigil Mass –8.30 pm Mass –9.00 pm Christmas Day Lauds followed by Mass –9.00 am 2nd Vespers of the Nativity –5.00 pm St. Stephen’s Day […]

Perfect Pre-Christmas Weekend

We have planned the perfect stress free pre-Christmas weekend for you and your family at beautiful Kylemore Abbey. Avoid the traffic and chaos and keep it country instead! We have beautiful music on Saturday and Sunday in our neo – Gothic Church, fascinating Christmas themed History talks in the Abbey, Christmas readings and mini tours […]

Garden Diary December 2019

Welcome back to my last garden blog from the Victorian Walled Garden here in Kylemore Abbey for this year. We are in full swing with the winter preparation of the garden. The first frost appeared last night and it’s time to wrap up things like the outside water connections and taps for example. We are […]

Closure Day Monday

Please note that the Kylemore Estate will be closed this Monday the 9th of December for essential maintenance. We will be open for business as usual from Tuesday morning at 9.30 am. Don’t forget to join us this weekend for music in the neo-Gothic Church, Christmas History Tours, Story Telling and Sunday Carvery Lunch. We […]

Something different as Christmas approaches!

From this weekend, November 23rd, our Abbey History Guides will be giving a unique version of their usual History Talks in the form of a Christmas Themed History Tour at 11.30 am, 1 pm and 3 pm daily. Kylemore Abbey is especially magical at Christmas time and our talented guides will bring you on a […]

Kylemore Abbey publishes its Economic Impact Study

  Kylemore is proud to present the findings of its Economic Impact Study (November 2019). The study captures the economic importance of Kylemore Abbey and Victorian Walled Gardens’ economic importance to the West of Ireland in the context of attracting hundreds of thousands of visitors, creating jobs for local communities and generating income in the […]

Winter Opening Hours

We are now open from 9:30am to 4:30pm every day for the Winter. Why not pop into Kylemore for some seasonal treats, Sunday Carvery Lunch or enjoy the beautiful weekend music in the Neo-Gothic Church at 2:30pm every Saturday and Sunday.

Kylemore Halloween Celebration

Join us this Halloween for a really wonderful, unique and magical Halloween Celebration! Discover how villagers celebrated Halloween as a doorway from this world to the next and the beginning of the Celtic New Year. Enjoy fortune telling, traditional foods, music and traditions, storytelling and much more. Follow the fiddler to celebration bonfire and discover […]

Please Vote for Us!

We are calling on our many, colleagues and tourism partners to do a little cheerleading for us by voting for us as their favourite Irish Tourist Attraction in the Independent Travel Awards 2020. Everyone who votes is automatically entered into a draw with eight fantastic holidays up for grabs so it could be quite worth […]

Autumn Opening Hours

As the days get shorter we are slightly reducing our visiting hours with a closing time of 5.30 pm rather than 6.00 pm. This time applies to our Visitor Centre, Cafe and Craft and Design Shop so you still have plenty of time to come and enjoy Kylemore as the autumnal colours settle their autumn […]