Places to Visit in Portlaw, County Waterford, Republic of Ireland
HISTORIC HOUSES, CASTLES, GARDENS AND MUSEUMS IN COUNTY WATERFORD
Magnificent home of The Marquis of Waterford and his ancestors since 1170. Outstanding Arboretum. Interior of house contains exceptionally fine plasterwork. Grounds include bridge built in 1205 for King John to cross River Clodagh and unique shell grotto built and personally decorated by Catherine Poer, Countess of Tyrone in 1754.
• Historic House
• Picnic Area
• Car Park
• Private Group Tours
• School Tours Available
House Tours: €10.00
The Shell House and Gardens: €7.50
Gardens only €5.00
Combined tour of House, Shell House and Gardens €15.00 per person
Group Bookings available by arrangement.
Telephone 00353 (0)51 387134 for tour guide or 00353 (0)51 387101 for main office.
Bookings taken on 00353 (0)86 821197
Open from Easter to September 30th (see above). October to Easter, viewing by appointment only. We now have a tea room please call for tea room opening hours. Guided tours at 11AM & 2PM from Wednesday to Sunday. Group tours by prior arrangement. Open during Heritage Week.
Location 14 miles from Waterford, 8 miles from Kilmacthomas, 5 miles from Carrick-on-Suir, 2 miles from Portlaw.
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