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Adare Heritage Centre

Open today: 9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
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Very informative

Lots of information about what to see around. Nice tourists shops Cosy cafe and nice variety of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Wonderful Thatched Roof Cottages

The Adare Heritage Center is a quaint stop centrally in Adare - across from the Thatched Roof... read more

Reviewed 2 August 2018
Thomas D
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Snuggled in a wooded setting among the rich quiet farmlands of the Golden Vale by the River Maigue, Adare is a model village dating from the time of the Norman conquest. It has been home to the Earls of Dunraven (Quin Family) for over three...more
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Main St., Adare, Ireland
+353 61 396 666
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All reviewsheritage centredovecote restaurantgreat informationgift shopnice cafeinformation desksmall museumnice stopclean restroomstourist informationhelpful stafffirst stopcastle tourfree parkingirish familyacross the streetplenty of parking
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived at 11 am and could not get a tour til 330 pm so book ahead The tour was full but not crowded Our guide was very informative and engaging We were touring with my elderly mother who is in and out of a...More

Thank JillyBean210
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were lucky to have GEORGE (Finch), a local historian as our Guide. He knows EVERYTHING about Adare and Lough Gur. There is a lovely shopping area and you can buy coffee/tea downstairs. The room upstairs is quite small, though very well laid out. A...More

Thank Christy_Luv2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A welcome to Adare, and a guided tour of Desmond Castle make this a must to visit. In fact it is the only way to see the Castle, with friendly guides who unlock the gates and tell you about Adare.

Thank dave-at-london
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lots of information about what to see around. Nice tourists shops Cosy cafe and nice variety of food Can be quite busy!

Thank Nabiihah
Reviewed 15 August 2018

If you're in Adare or anywhere near Limerick City, this castle tour is not to be missed. Our guide was incredibly informative, witty, thorough, and took the best photo of us of our entire week in Ireland.

Thank chrisbenton
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

My Stop off for my Yanks to break the journey from Valentia Island to Galway City usual stop for Good Food & some Present’s to take home Oh Boys How they enjoyed everything ? From there on the Conversation was “ what a perfect Stop...More

Thank Ted K
Reviewed 10 August 2018

Good place to go to get area information. Nice little coffee shop inside and a small gift shop. Right in the center of town.

Thank amysS1914TJ
Reviewed 3 August 2018

Our tour coach stopped at Adare Heritage Centre mainly as a break for restrooms and snacks and to glimpse the nearby thatched cottages. In addition to the clean restrooms, tourist info, gift shop and snack facilities, it was a pleasant surprise to see the informative,...More

Thank VW49
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

The Adare Heritage Center is a quaint stop centrally in Adare - across from the Thatched Roof cottages and park. Plenty of parking for cars and buses, clean restrooms and nice shops, coffee bar and local ice cream. Be sure to save time to walk...More

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Reviewed 1 August 2018

Often stop here while travelling. Food reasonable and well priced. Staff very helpful and pleasant. Recommended

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5 August 2016|
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Response from Adare H | Property representative |
Hi 734irmas, Tickets for the Desmond Castle Tour are charged at €8 for adults, €6 for student/concession, & €18 for family. The tour is fully guided, leaving from the Heritage Centre by minibus and takes approx. 1... More
Jane M
21 April 2016|
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Response from Kinsy4 | Reviewed this property |
All parking in Adare village is free .
24 February 2016|
Response from Adare H | Property representative |
Hi bayleighmoon, the Castle Tour costs €8 for an adult, with senior/students and family rates available also. The tour takes 1 hour, and you are brought to and from the castle by minibus, departing from the Centre. The tours... More