A delightful “cottage orné” built in the early 1800s by Richard Butler, 1st Earl of Glengall to a design by the famous Regency architect John Nash. The cottage was inspired by nature, and its unusual and rustic features include a distinctive thatched roof while it’s external woodwork resembles branched trees.

The nature theme is continued throughout the former guest cottage’s internal furnishings – containing 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.

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Highlights
  • Built in the early 1800s
  • Inspired by nature
  • Wallpaper manufactured by the Dufour factory is one of the first commercially produced Parisian wallpapers
  • Situated on an elevated site
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Prices

Admission Prices

Free entry for 2021

Useful Information

Check out their range of facilities, services, accessibility and other useful information.

LANGUAGES: Leaflet/Guide book (English, Irish, French, German, Italian)

GROUPS: All Groups of 10 or more must be pre-booked.

PARKING: Public car and coach parking close to site

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Getting There

2km south of Cahir Town off R670—road to Ardfinnan

Map Location: 52.357258, -7.923538
Contact Swiss Cottage

Ardfinnan Road, Cahir, Co. Tipperary, Ireland


Eircode: E21 T224
T: +353 (0)52 744 1144
E: swisscottage@opw.ie
W:
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