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Tarbet, Kerry, Republic of Ireland
Home of the Leslie family since 1690, Tarbert House is a Queen Anne Georgian building. .
Home of the Leslie family since 1690, Tarbert House is a Queen Anne Georgian building. A heritage house recognised by Irish and European authorities, it is preserved in its original form with furniture and pictures from the 17th Century. Notable visitors have included Benjamin Franklin, who visited Sir Edward Leslie after 1776, Lord Kitchener, Winston Churchill, Charlotte Bronte, Daniel O'Connell and Dean Jonathan Swift.
Tarbert House is on a list of buildings/gardens in the State which, having received determinations from the Office of Public Works/Minister for Arts, Sports and Tourism / Minister for Environment, Heritage and Local Government that they are of significant horticultural, scientific, historical, architectural or aesthetic interest and which have also received determinations from the Revenue Commissioners. Access to the public should be checked directly with the property owner /manager at the contact details provided.
The house will open on selected days throughout 2013.
May 13 - Aug 29, Mon- Sat , 10am-2pm.
Aug 10am - 12 noon, 2pm - 4pm.
To avoid disappointment please telephone for more information on visiting arrangements, times etc.