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Garden Blog October & November 2019

The last of the autumn colours are fading and it is time to prepare for the winter season here behind the walls of the Victorian Walled Garden in Kylemore Abbey. We already experienced night frosts and cold snaps which seems quite early for us here on the western shores of Ireland. It is time to […]

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.

Garden Blog September 2019

Welcome back to our September edition of the garden blog for Kylemore Abbey. There is nearly no way around then to start with the most important topic here in Ireland, the weather! We must have had four (or even five…) different seasons within the last two weeks. Temperatures reached up to 26 degrees Celsius mid […]

Garden Diary August 2019

It is early morning here in the Walled Garden of Kylemore Abbey and I am walking through the six-acre tranquility to take my monthly pictures. The rain, which we had plenty off for the whole month of August, just stopped and gives me the needed opportunity to catch every angle of the garden with my […]

Garden Diary July 2019

Welcome to our high summer garden diary from our Victorian Walled Garden. It is the second of August already and somebody came to me yesterday and said it is the first day of autumn! I must have looked a bit shocked and started to explain that in Germany August would be your main summer month. […]

Garden Blog June 2019

Welcome back to our June edition of our Garden Blog. We experienced a lovely spell of dry weather this June, our rainfall was just around 95 ml for the month. The heat in the recent two weeks made plants, especially in our double Herbaceous Border jump and is creating a lovely display along the 80 […]

Early Closure on June 10th at 4pm

IMPORTANT NOTICE: The Kylemore Abbey estate including Gardens, Visitor Centre, Shop and Cafe will close today at 4 pm to allow for a private function. We are open for business as usual at 9 am on Tuesday morning. We apologize for any inconvenience to our visitors.

New Visitor Experience Open today

Doors Open Today on New Visitor Exhibition From Generation to Generation….The Story of Kylemore Abbey The doors were opened today on our updated Visitor Experience giving the Abbey a  whole  new lease of life! Kylemore Abbey and Gardens and staff were given a tour of the exhibition this morning and made welcome by Sr Magdalena […]

Irish Harp Music

Not a very special treat on your next visit to Kylemore Abbey with a beautiful performance of traditional, classical and contemporary music by harpist Lynn Saoirse. Lynn’s beautiful music is accentuated by the beautiful interiors and acoustics provided by the neo-Gothic Church. A unique experience not to be missed on your next visit to Kylemore. […]

Garden Blog April 2019

Welcome back to our April garden blog, even though it’s the first of May already. A very busy April went by in the blink of an eye, it seems and we are in the famous ‘transition period’ between spring and summer displays. The late Easter this year meant that the spring flowers were all in […]