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Emo Court

Category: Families, Outdoors, Nature/Wildlife, Sightseeing

Type: Castles, Historic Homes & Sites, Forest & Woodland, Parks & Gardens, General Attractions

Co Laois
Tel: +353 57 862 6573

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Large neo-classical mansion with 35 hectares of gardens

Emo Court

Emo Court is a large neo-classical mansion, formal and symetrical in its design and with beautifully proportioned rooms that was designed by the architect James Gandon (architect of the Custom House and Kings Inns in Dublin) in 1790 for the Earls of Portarlington.

The 35 hectares of gardens at Emo are magnificent, they were first laid out in the 18th century and have been brought back to the splendour of their past, with formal areas, woodland walks, abundant statuary and a 20 acre lake.

Opening Time:

Open daily Easter-end September, 10am-6pm. Last admission one hour before closing.

Admission Charge:

Adults €3; Child/Student €1; OAP/Group €2; Family €8.
Emo Court - Emo County Laois Ireland
Emo Court - Emo County Laois Ireland
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2.5km from Emo. (Accessed from Kildare-Portlaoise Road - N7)

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