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Swiss Cottage

Category: Families, Rainy Day, Culture, Sightseeing

Type: Castles, Historic Homes & Sites, Parks & Gardens, Visitor Centres, General Attractions

Kilcommon
Cahir
Co Tipperary
Tel: +353 52 744 1144

Please mention ireland-guide.com when enquiring.

A delightful 'cottage orné' or ornamental cottage situated on an elevated site and built in the early 1800s by Richard Butler, 1st Earl of Glengall

Swiss Cottage

Swiss Cottage is a delightful 'cottage orné' or ornamental cottage situated on an elevated site and built in the early 1800s by Richard Butler, 1st Earl of Glengall to a design by the famous Regency architect John Nash.

It was originally part of the estate of Lord and Lady Cahir, and used for entertaining guests. Its interior contains a graceful spiral staircase and some elegantly decorated rooms.

The wallpaper in the Salon manufactured by the Dufour factory is one of the first commercially produced Parisian wallpapers. 

Opening Time:

Open daily 31st March-24th October, 10am-6pm. Last admission 45 minutes before closing.

Admission Charge:

Adults €3; Child/Student €1; OAP/Group €2; Family €8.
Swiss Cottage - Cahir County Tipperary Ireland
Swiss Cottage - Cahir County Tipperary Ireland
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2km south of Cahir Town off R670 - road to Ardfinnan

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