Situated in Killarney National Park, Muckross House and Gardens are amongst the most popular of Irish visitor attractions. Between the months of April and July, Muckross Gardens are spectacularly adorned with the red and pink flowers of mature Rhododendrons. Other garden features include a Sunken Garden, a Rock Garden and a Stream Garden. An Arboretum, containing many trees from the Southern Hemisphere.
Apart from the stunning gardens, there is the great house itself which Queen Victoria visited in 1861 there is The Walled Garden Centre which houses The Garden Restaurant, Muckross Craft Shop, Muckross Weaving, Muckross Pottery and the Conservation Bookbinding workshop. Together, these elements combine to form a very attractive visitor complex.
For information in planning your holiday, visit www.muckross-house.ie