Fota House is Ireland’s finest example of Regency period architecture with superb neoclassical interiors. Discover the grand decor of the principal rooms and charming nursery, or the service wing with the beautifully preserved kitchens, where you can experience what life was like for the servants who supported the lavish lifestyle of the gentry.



Fota House is currently closed for essential conservation projects until 15th February 2020 at which time Fota House will re-open for weekends only. The House will re-open 7 days a week from mid-March.  Please keep an eye on our social media for updates. 

Fota House is open for weekends in February, seven days a week March to September and for weekends October to mid-November. Our opening times are 10.00am - 5.00pm.

Please contact the house for tour group bookings and school visits all year round on 021-4815543. In the meantime check out our busy calendar of events for the current season. There's always something to do at Fota!



House Tours & Events

There's always something to do at Fota! A range of cultural events for all ages and interests take place throughout the season including garden, craft, seasonal and family events, evening concerts and seminars.

For Fota House Tours and Events Click Here

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Fota House & Gardens

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Welcome to Fota House, Arboretum & Gardens, an architectural masterpiece, a treasure house of art and a place for people to enjoy. Fota House is owned and managed by the Irish Heritage Trust. Come and share this special place with us.

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