Opening times 2021


Visitors have always been welcomed to Corravahan House

CEL car Corravahan 1904 IE Picasa clean-up…. BUT, as a result of our current public health crisis, we are obliged to restrict access at the present time.

Covid-19 restrictions and admissions.

In order to honour our commitment to affording visitors an opportunity to visit during 2021, we can (until further notice) offer guided HOURLY tours of the house to PRE-BOOKED, small, family groups only, commencing at the “top of the hour”. Maximum of 6 persons, with no more than 4 adults, all from the same “family”. Total fee per tour is €20.00.


All participants will be required to wear facemasks, and otherwise to follow the now-customary sanitary protocols.  We regret that we cannot offer toilet facilities.

Bookings on a strictly “First-come” basis may be made on 087 9772224.  We hope that you’ll take the opportunity to view the “architectural gem” that is Corravahan House.  We guarantee to make your visit an enjoyable, stimulating (and safe!) one.

The gardens (only) may be visited separately, for a fee of €5.00.  To safely control numbers, we’d ask that you advise us of your intended visit, in advance, on 087 9772224.

09.00-13.00 daily (14.00-18.00 on Sundays). Last admission one hour before closing.

We look forward to meeting you,

Ian & Rachael.


The house and gardens are open to the public at the following times and dates.  A tour of the house is followed by admission to the gardens.  Entry fees apply. Last entry one hour before published closing time.


Opening days 2021:

Jan 4 – Mar 9 (Mon – Tue)
May 4 – 31 (Sun – Wed)
Jun 1 – 4 (Daily)
Aug 14 – Sep 2 (Daily) *includes Heritage Week*

Opening hours:
09:00 – 13:00 (Sundays 14:00-18:00)


Adults €10.00; OAPs, Students, Children €5.00

Concessions to members IGS, UAHS, IHHA/HHI, HHA, EHHA



Due to occasional ongoing restoration works in the house and gardens, parking, and occasionally access, may be slightly restricted.  It is always worth phoning us in advance of your visit, on 087 9772224.  Alternatively, please email us at




Note that groups are welcomed at any time, strictly by prior arrangement.  Please contact us by phone or email to discuss your requirements.




We kindly request that you DO NOT bring your dogs, goats, hamsters or other pets while visiting!  We generally have enough of our own wandering about…

Thank you for your understanding.

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Some comments from our Visitors Book…

“Corravahan House is a jewel!” M.C. 15/6/19

“Just lovely!” B.S. 23/8/18

“Fascinating insights into wonderful house” E.W. 27/8/17

“Loved this” S.C. 24/8/17

“Beautifully done – amazing house. Well done. Thanks!” S. & U.M. 22/8/17

“WOW” A.G. 30/6/17

“…ein ort der kraft: geschichte und gegenwart verschmelzen hier…” Biggi 12/3/17

“Treasure this fantastic house!! We loved it & thank you” L. & M.L. 28/6/16

“Excellent tour, fantastic history lesson.  Will recommend to all” V.V.S. 31/3/14

“Wonderful house- great tour, thanks so much” C.L. 30/11/13

“Brave project! Good luck” R.F. 19/8/13

“A truly wonderful example of living history… A lovely home and garden” M.S. 16/6/13

“Beautiful & Amazing- thank you!” L.&F.L. 11/9/12

“Wonderful experience. Thank you” T.K. 4/8/12

“I’m speechless!! Amazing and fascinating house. Thank you” L.J. 20/10/11

“Fabulous! What more can I say” L.McC. 19/8/10

We hope to welcome you soon…

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Please note that Corravahan is a creation of the 1840s, and is a protected structure. Visitors may encounter uneven steps, slopes and surfaces.  We have gone to reasonable lengths to ensure the safety of the premises and the enjoyment of visitors, but it is a condition of entry that persons entering do so entirely at their own risk, and are at all times responsible for their own safety and security.”

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