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Swiss Cottage

Cahir, Ireland
+353 52 744 1144
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Idyllic Cottage~Worth the stop

After visiting Cahir Castle (5 minutes down the road) we then visited the Swiss Cottage. A... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Travelingtheworld61
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Denver, Colorado
Lovely.

The cottage itself is beautiful, you get to go on a guided tour which is very informative. You have... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kelly E
,
Stourport-on-Severn, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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“fairy tale” (19 reviews)
“cahir castle” (74 reviews)
“lovely walk” (17 reviews)
LOCATION
Cahir, Ireland
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+353 52 744 1144
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"fairy tale"
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"cahir castle"
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"lovely walk"
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"car park"
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"guided tour"
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"hidden gem"
in 19 reviews
"pretty place"
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"well worth a visit"
in 18 reviews
"riverside walk"
in 8 reviews
"butler family"
in 10 reviews
"sunny day"
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"interesting history"
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"lovely place to visit"
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"entrance fee"
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"tucked away"
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"restoration work"
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Reviewed 4 days ago

After visiting Cahir Castle (5 minutes down the road) we then visited the Swiss Cottage. A fairytale ”cottage orné" built in the early 1800s by Richard Butler of the Irish Butler Dynasty who owned Cahir Castle, Kilkenny Castle and many others. Set in an idyllic...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The cottage itself is beautiful, you get to go on a guided tour which is very informative. You have to be shown around the rooms by a member of staff who tells you all the history and answers all your questions. It is a very...More

Thank Kelly E
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Must see it is located in Cahir in County Tipperary it is an old play house for the rich in the past it still have the original wall paper and some of the furniture and a secret tunnel

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Guided informative tour is provided at no additional cost. the walk back to town is beautiful and is the cottage location.

Thank lgoncalves
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautifully restored cottage, build so interestingly and nature and surroundings are gorgeous. If you have time, take a walk alongside river from Cahir castle to here, you will not regret it!

Thank Valentina R
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Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

Just go there. Amazing................... I'll Not say more Saw it when it was a wreck. It is a legend of a place.

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Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

You can't take pictures inside the cottage which is a shame but definitely worth the visit. €5 entrance fee for an adult. Lovely grounds.

Thank Sarah H
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Reviewed 3 April 2018

Have visited the Swiss Cottage before with family and thoroughly enjoyed every second of this wonderful experience. Was back again, this time with extended family members. They were enthralled by everything. To be truly enjoyed, one must begin the beautiful walk from Cahir Castle to...More

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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Beautiful restoration. Like something from a fairytale. Interesting history behind it too. Only 4 rooms to view and no photography inside. The roof is actually a mix of thatch and wooden Tiles. Really enjoyed the walk from Cahir Castle (2km) plenty of wildlife - birds...More

Thank laoise999
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Reviewed 25 March 2018

Well worth seeing because of the detail and quirquiness of the cottage as well as the thinking behind the project. Wonderful, imaginative detail and a magnificent restoration success.

Thank Vincent1609
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clancyannette
17 January 2018|
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Response from Kazcou | Reviewed this property |
Took my mother aged 83 there last August. She couldn't manage the stairs up to it but there is a back entrance & if you go to the reception they'll open the gates so you can drive up to the back entrance with virtually no... More
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