Swiss Cottage

Swiss Cottage

Contact Details

Address:

Ardfinnan Road,
Cahir,
Co. Tipperary,
E21 DX07

Tel No: +353 52 74 41144
Email: swisscottage@opw.ie

Instagram : @swisscottageopw

Access to swiss cottage is Via Cahir and R670 Ardfinnan Road only.

Strictly no access from the R668 Clogheen Road

 

Opening Hours

2020

14th March - 24th October
10:00 - 18:00 - Last Admission - 17:15

25th October - 1st November

09.30- 17.00 Last Admission -16.15

Site closes for 2020 on the 1st of November.

Admission by guided tour only.

Average Length of Visit: 1 hour

 

Admission Fees

Adult: €5.00
Group/Senior: €4.00
Child/Student: €3.00
Family: €13.00

please note that there are no credit and d

Facilities

Toilets (including toilet for people with disabilities) close to site.

Public car/coach park close to site.

Restaurant/Tearooms: None

Credit Card Facilities 

 

 

COVID-19

Following Government guidelines this site is closed until further notice.

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. 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.

Location:
2km south of Cahir Town off R670 - road to Ardfinnan (Cahir is a Heritage Town).

Access to swiss cottage is Via Cahir and R670 Ardfinnan Road only.

Strictly no access from the R668 Clogheen Road



Bus Route(s):
Contact Bus Eireann, Travel Centre +353 1 836 6111
 
Guided Tours:
Max No: 12  
Duration: 30 - 40 mins.

Leaflet/Guide book:
English, Irish, French, German, Italian.    

Seasonal Events:
Please check in advance using contact details listed above.

Photography / Video allowed:
Not allowed inside building or on guided tour.

Additional Information:
Please note that this is a very busy site and visitors may experience a delay during the Summer months.
Sundays and Bank Holidays - No buses after 12.00 
All Groups of 10 or more must be pre-booked.
Maximum group booking: 48 persons