Muckross House and Garden, Ireland
Weather was favourable and guests availed of a 1 hour tour of the site in a Jaunty Car ( horse and buggy).
This property was designed by Scottish architect, William Burn for Henry Arthur Herbert and his wife, Mary Balfour Herbert. Construction was completed in 1843. Queen Victoria visited in 1861.
As will be evident from the images herein, the location benefits from a mild, wet climate which facilitates the lush and well maintained gardens for which Muckross is renowned. Other attractions at Muckross include:
- Lake Leane.
- Craft Shop
- Tours of the interior which remains set in the Victorian period.
- Jaunty Car (horse and buggy) rides.
After concluding the visit to Muckross guests returned to Killarney to shop and explore this vibrant small town.