During your tour of Ireland do include a visit to the magical Kylemore Abbey and Victorian Walled Gardens, an ideal destination for a day out which should be explored at leisure. The story of Kylemore Abbey is truly a remarkable one that spans over 150 years of tragedy, romance, innovation, education and spirituality. Built as a breathtaking Castle in 1868, it is now home to the Benedictine community of nuns who invite visitors to discover the magic, beauty and peacefulness of Kylemore Abbey. Visit the Abbey and discover what makes it one of Ireland’s best-loved and most iconic attractions. Arouse your senses with the stunningly beautiful landscape, the historical ruins, the grandeur of the Abbey and Castle and the beauty of rural Ireland at its best. This will have you totally relaxed and feeling very serene.