Kylemore Abbey and Victorian Walled Garden - Summer Opening Hours

, Westport
One of Ireland’s best-loved and most iconic tourist attractions and home to the Benedictine nuns.

At Kylemore Abbey and Victorian Walled Garden, there is so much for all the family to enjoy. Visit the restored rooms of the Abbey and learn about its history of tragedy, romance, education, innovation, and spirituality. Explore the 6 acre Victorian Walled Garden with its delightfully restored garden buildings. Discover woodland and lakeshore walks that will take you on a beautiful journey through our 1,000-acre estate. The beautiful Gothic Church is a short walk from the Abbey, nestled nearby is the Mausoleum where Mitchell and Margaret Henry are buried side by side. Children will enjoy making a wish at the Giants Ironing stone. With great options for dining and shopping, we have all you need for the perfect Connemara day out.

Extended summer opening hours begin from Monday July 8th and will continue until the end of August.

Opening hours are now as follows:

Visitor Centre & Admission to the Estate:
Every Day 9.00 am – 7.00 pm

The shuttle bus runs from 9.30 am to 7.00 pm

Last shuttle from the Garden to the Visitor Centre is at 6.50 pm

Garden closes at 6.45 pm