Belvedere House Gardens & Park, Mullingar

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Visit an 18th-century country estate at Belvedere House Gardens & Park, known for its spectacular Rococo ceilings. Richard Castle, a famous Anglo-German architect (who designed several well-known structures throughout Ireland, including Dublin's Leinster House), built this home in 1740 as a hunting lodge. The building is beloved for its Diocletian windows, 19th-century terraced gardens, and Rococo plasterwork ceilings, which are considered to be some of the best in the country. Tour this historic home and walk through its lush gardens, or visit to attendĀ one of the site's many events, such as music festivals and garden theater performances. Using our online itinerary creator, Mullingar attractions like Belvedere House Gardens & Park can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • August 14, 2017
    The family history here is arresting, but the views over the lake, park walks, and the walled garden made the day for us.  more »
  • August 11, 2017
    Belvedere is a gorgeous place; the setting, house & lake are spectacular & the stories of the 'wicked earl' & his poor wife as well as more recent residents are equally fascinating.  more »
  • August 10, 2017
    Our Rough Guide was giving Belvedere House a high score so we decided it must be a 'must see'. The surroundings are indeed quite promising (the terraces esp) but the house itself is small and indeed s...  more »
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  • June 29, 2017
    I had an amazing day here. Lovely place to visit and lots to see. Beautiful views of the lake. Animal and child friendly with a cafe and gift shop on site too. Nice food at reasonable prices šŸ‘Œ
  • June 23, 2017
    Great scenery and walks weren't too long. Was disappointed there was no tour guide especially for the house and would of love to have seen more of the house but overall the grounds is what makes it, perfect for families
  • June 1, 2017
    The house and gardens were beautiful. I was surprised there was no guide on the walk around the house. The grounds and walk was beautiful. The coffee shop let it down. Staff not pleasant and food was cold.
  • May 28, 2017
    A lovely place to visit if in the Mullingar area. Great cake but a little bit on the expensive side.
  • May 26, 2017
    Beautiful scenery nice and peaceful lake right beside it and beautiful restaurants / coffee shop

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