Unbothered by large tourist crowds, Swiss Cottage represents an endearing decorated cottage designed by famous Regency architect John Nash. Take a guided tour to explore the elegantly decorated rooms, the spiral staircase, and especially the salon walls--adorned with one of the first commercially produced Parisian wallpapers. When you are finished, follow the short wooded path to the nearby Cahir Castle. Plan to visit Swiss Cottage and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Cahir attractions using our Cahir travel app .
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  • We walked from Cahir Castle to Swiss Cottage, there was a fairy trail along the way. The scenery was beautiful and we will do it again.  more »
  • Beautiful and interesting place. Recommendable for families with children and on their own. A gem of Cahir
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  • This is a 2 km walk from town along the Suir River. The walk is not steep but takes you down a lovely pass and through a children's fairy village. Kindergarten kids have made fairy doors painted in br...  more »
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  • The walk takes about a half hour from the castle, which it by itself was worth it after breakfast and a castle. The care taker/ to guide is friendly and tells a great story. Cash only though so be prepared.
  • We try to drive there following Google Maps direction but we ended up on a road with no public access. We parked near the castle and walk almost 2km to get there. You can ask at the information centre near the castleBut if there is an easier way to get there. Once you get there you pay €5 for a guide tour into the cottage and it is worthy. The cottage is fantastic, both inside and outside.
  • I paid €3 in as I'm a student. The fee includes a guided tour of the rooms. You are free to roam around the small garden but you are only allowed into the rooms of the cottage during the guided tour. Tour lasted about 15/20 minutes. You also can't take any pictures inside the house. Short but interesting.
  • Very nice place to discover. A nice tour and a lot of details that worth discovering.
  • lovely walk to the cottage along the river from Cahir Castle
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