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.

2km south of Cahir Town off R670 – road to Ardfinnan (Cahir is a Heritage Town)

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

Address & Contact

Our Address

swiss cottage, cahir


52.3573101, -7.9235163

Claim Listing

Is this your business? Are there any errors? You can claim this listing as yours and correct any discrepancies.

Claim Listing