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Altamont Gardens

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Address: Altamont | Carrigslaney Ballon, Tullow, Ireland
Phone Number:
+353 59 915 9444
09:00 - 18:30
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 18:30

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Altamount is a family favourite and no time is better than when the absence is bordered by golden daffodils dancing in the sun. Altamount is a historic garden now owned by the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Carlow, Ireland
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Carlow, Ireland
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19 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Altamount is a family favourite and no time is better than when the absence is bordered by golden daffodils dancing in the sun. Altamount is a historic garden now owned by the state and one which is certainly worth a visit if in the area. Lovely walk around the lake and you can even go down to the River slaney... More 

Dublin, Ireland
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22 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is a gem. Given the diverse nature of the gardens and how extensive they are, I am impressed by how well maintained they are. It's a beautiful spot to enjoy nature and take a stroll.

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Dublin, Ireland
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45 reviews
12 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

These gardens are a delight, we went to see the snowdrops, as they have a huge selection of snowdrop varieties. We also will go back to the gardens as we realsied that a lot of the trees, rhododendrons, camellias, magnolias and the perennial beds had to flower. So it is a garden you can visit year round and enjoy. When... More 

Thank TracyJaneMerry
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

Altamont gardens offers peace beauty and nature just off the Enniscorthy to Carlow route. Well sign posted. Pay parking at the gardens. Cafe during summer season. Winter and summer flowers to see. Swans on the sleepy lake. A wonderful place to visit any time of year. The old house is not open for viewing but surrounded by birds, mature majestic... More 

Thank Barbara Glynn A
County Kilkenny, Ireland
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15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2017

We visited Altamont Garden this week. The Snowdrops are in bloom and in great variety. Don't be totally dazzled by them or you may miss the Hellebores, Winter Aconites or Witch hazel in bloom. The walk through the glen and by the river is lovely and very different in the winter. This garden is very romantic at any time of... More 

Thank Clodagh O
County Kildare, Ireland
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46 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Beautiful woodlands & gardens, open to the public for just the car parking fee of €2...incredible! Great spot for family picnics, romantic strolls or wedding photography. The late Corona North would have been delighted to see how her lifetime's work is being enjoyed by countless generations.

Thank AnneWV1961
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Nice gardens. Lovely old house. Delighted its getting done up. We will be back for a nice walk in the spring.

Thank Steve R
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28 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

This to me is the quintessential romantic garden, full of hidden paths and little secrets. It is a delight and absolutely free to visit!

Thank Phoebepigg
Dublin, Ireland
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35 reviews
22 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

Beautiful gardens at any time of the year. Really well kept and there is a lovely little café nestled in the centre of a garden centre. Probably the nicest gardens we have visited in Ireland. Can't say any better than that !

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Buckingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

Gosh what a beautiful hidden gem. Whilst the weather was a little "soft" it certainly didn't dampen our spirits when we visited these stunning gardens. Much variety & thoughtful planting.

Thank Teresa C

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