Swiss Cottage

A delightful "cottage orne'" built in the early 1800s by Richard Butler, 1st Earl of Glengall, to a design by the famous Regency architect John Nash.

Location

Kilcommon, Cahir , Co Tipperary

History

A delightful "cottage orne'" built in the early 1800s by Richard Butler, 1st Earl of Glengall, to a design by the famous Regency architect John Nash. 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. Situated on an elevated site with access by stone steps. Please note that this is a very busy site and visitors may experience a delay during the Summer months.

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Admission

Adult EUR 2.75
Child EUR 1.25
Student EUR 1.25
Senior EUR 2.00
Family EUR 7.00
Group EUR 2.00 per person

Information

Leaflets: Yes Guided Tours: Yes Audio Visual: Yes Exhibition: Yes

Opening Times

Mid March - End March Tues - Sun 10:00-13:00 & 14:00-16:30
April Tues - Sun 10:00-13:00 & 14:00-18:00
May - Mid October Daily 10:00-18:00
Mid October - November Tues - Sun 10:00-13:00 & 14:00-16:30

Closed Monday during March, April, October, November (except Bank Holidays).
No Bus Tours on Sunday.
Last admission 45 mins. before closing.
Groups of ten or more must be pre-booked.

Visit Length

approx 1hr

Facilities

Restaurant: No Car Park: Yes Coach Park: Yes Disabled Access: Yes

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