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Altamont Gardens

Altamont | Carrigslaney Ballon, Tullow, Ireland
+353 59 915 9444
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Poor visit

This wasn't, in my opinion, a very good trip. It was more of a garden centre than gardens. All... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ennis, Ireland
Beautiful varied gardens and landscape

This beautiful set of gardens has many features that delight a gardener. The ruined house (which is... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Simon H
Naas, Ireland
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“walled garden” (24 reviews)
“coffee shop” (22 reviews)
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Altamont | Carrigslaney Ballon, Tullow, Ireland
+353 59 915 9444
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This wasn't, in my opinion, a very good trip. It was more of a garden centre than gardens. All flowers were priced and all were dead. We had to pay €2 for the car park which was ridiculous considering you were going in to a...More

3  Thank sophie826
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This beautiful set of gardens has many features that delight a gardener. The ruined house (which is under renovation) looks down over a lawns and flowebeds to a lake which is surounded by specimen trees and a good collection of rhododendrons; beyond the lake, the...More

Thank Simon H
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

An excellent garden full of old roses and lots of interesting bulbs . A good range perennials and nice walkways. An old house which is under restorations and not open to the public. An good plant centre is attached which is a place for plant...More

Thank Thomas Q
Reviewed 23 September 2017

well worth a visit if you're in the area, stunning scenery, very well maintained. lots of opportunities for some beautiful photographs. free to enter, just have to pay a nomimal amount for parking, the house (can only view the outside) and the resident peacock add...More

Thank karenkh73
Reviewed 16 September 2017

40 Acres , Lawns bisected by sculpted yews run down to a lake surrounded by rare trees and lead to a garden featuring exotic shrubs and trees. Arboretum, Bog Garden and Ice Age Glen Planted by Corona North, they were left to the State when...More

Thank mcarch
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Altamont Gardens is a short drive off the N80 and is a very pleasant place to spend an hour or two strolling around. It is very well maintained and the only charge is a 2euro parking fee. There is a small coffee shop on site...More

Reviewed 5 September 2017

A walk through the arboretum,and round the lake in late summer early autumn with its many changing colours is a delight , the walled gardens has a coffee shop.

Thank Rory G
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Lovely area to spend an afternoon. €2 for parking so no entry fee. Lovely varying walks. Plenty of lovely views

Thank Rosemary373
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

I am so annoyed with myself that I have never visited Altamont Gardens before. Fantastic walled garden in full bloom and the main garden walk was lovely. Children loved the bog garden and ice age glen. Lovely tea garden. Picnic area available and toilets were...More

Thank Athgarvan
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

We visited the Gardens just 10 days ago.We were short on time & needed a few hours in the fresh air.This place is a hidden gem.The array of Shrubs, plants & flowers was sublime.I was so inspired I bought 2 plants on the way.Theres a...More

Thank phelan596
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Response from HarveyIreland | Reviewed this property |
Yes, once you clean up after yourself of course !
16 January 2017|
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Response from c-porter333 | Reviewed this property |
Best to contact them on their opening dates & times.