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Arboretum Your Home & Garden Heaven

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Address: Kilkenny Road, Leighlinbridge, Ireland
Phone Number:
+353 59 972 1558
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09:00 - 20:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 18:00
Mon - Wed 09:00 - 18:00
Thu 09:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 09:00 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Welcome to Arboretum Your Home and Garden Heaven Commitment to excellence...

Welcome to Arboretum Your Home and Garden Heaven Commitment to excellence in customer service, high quality products, unbeatable choice and value for money has earned the Arboretum Home and Garden Heaven the coveted title of National Company of the Year 2016 by Retail Excellence Ireland. Based in Co. Carlow on a ten acre site, this family run business is a complete shopping experience with a Five Star award winning garden centre plus interior furnishings, a kitchen Store, fashion outlet, pet zone and home to the award winning Rachel's Garden Café. The Arboretum has also attracted other well-known brands to the centre joining forces with the Edinburgh Woollen Mill and ISE Garden and Forest Equipment which adds to its offering. An entire day can be devoted to just visiting the Arboretum so take some time out and relax with friends and family in the famous Rachel's Garden Café and treat yourself to some of its signature dishes made with the very best local Irish produce. The delicious tempting desserts are all made on the premises and customers' special dietary needs are catered for with gluten, sugar or dairy free options. There is a full children's menu with a playground and maze adjacent in the gardens to keep the little ones entertained. A trip to Arboretum is like no other so pop in store today We look forward to welcoming you!

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Must Visit

Home and Garden Heaven designed with "ease of care" in mind, my kind of space. Endless ideas to take home with you. Terraced areas, beautiful "children's water feature" Must pop... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Mause11
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Cork, Ireland
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Cork, Ireland
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23 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Home and Garden Heaven designed with "ease of care" in mind, my kind of space. Endless ideas to take home with you. Terraced areas, beautiful "children's water feature" Must pop back in the Summer

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Waterford, Ireland
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139 reviews
68 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017

Whether you are looking for plants for your garden, kitchen utensils, something to eat or just ideas, this fits the bill. It has obviously become a day-out venue for locals and people from quite a distance away.

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39 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

We popped in on our way home from Waterford last Sunday. We had a lovely browse around the shopping area. Managed not to buy too much!! We also bought some lovely brown bread from the cafe, which was really busy. I could see why, the food looked fab. You have to use the loos.. the hand made sinks in the... More 

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Thank lucyemmas40
Arboretum_Team, Manager at Arboretum Your Home & Garden Heaven, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting Arboretum Home and Garden Heaven and for taking the time to write a review. Glad you enjoyed the extensive shopping offering, we aim to have something for everyone. Our award winning restaurant is hugely popular due to everything being made fresh on the premises from local produce and the brown bread is delightful so glad you... More 

Kilkenny, Ireland
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

We love visiting here, there's something for everyone. The garden and walks keep the children entertained. The variety of products almost always means we purchase and there's a full restaurant with the most incredible cakes. You might take it from my review I'm a regular visitor.

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Thank yvonnetrixi
Arboretum_Team, Manager at Arboretum Your Home & Garden Heaven, responded to this review

Thank you for being a regular visitor to Arboretum Home and Garden Heaven and for the lovely review. We always ensure there is something for everyone which is why we are very proud to have won Retail Excellence Garden Centre of the Year 2017. The inspirational gardens, pond, maze and children's playground do keep the little ones entertained, I hope... More 

Tipperary, Ireland
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137 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

If you are an avid gardener or love shopping or indeed love eating, this place makes a really good day out. The staff are really knowledgeable when it comes to planting and care. There are lovely walks through gardens and a really good restaurant. Then go shopping for those nice things you don't see everywhere else. I love to go... More 

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Thank Liz M
Arboretum_Team, Manager at Arboretum Your Home & Garden Heaven, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review Arboretum Home and Garden Heaven and for visiting. Whatever the weather we have something for everyone, especially due to our covered plant area. Our team pride themselves on their knowledge of plants or any item in our shop and we handpick all stock as you mentioned, which is why we have lovely... More 

Waterford, Ireland
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51 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

This is a great place to stop off on journey from waterford to Dublin. Never disappoints. Great coffee and pastries. The hot chocolayes are winderful- made with lily o' briens melted chocolate 👍

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1 Thank Francesmonica
Arboretum_Team, Manager at Arboretum Your Home & Garden Heaven, responded to this review

Delighted you enjoyed your visit to Arboretum Home and Garden Heaven and thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are just off the M9 motorway so wherever you are coming from it is easy to find us for a fun day out. Our award winning restaurant prides itself on using only the best ingredients hence the... More 

Kilkenny, Ireland
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

Fabulous place to visit either to browse or to buy. The food is scrumptious and the garden centre and shops are top class, especially lovely at this Christmas time.

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Arboretum_Team, Manager at Arboretum Your Home & Garden Heaven, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your visit to Arboretum. We take pride in being a great place to visit in our garden centre and shop or our award winning restaurant, so we are very pleased also you got to experience Arboretum at Christmas time as it is a truly wonderful place to get into... More 

Kildare,
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45 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

Visited here for a late lunch with my sister. Good varied menu from the carvery. Large helpings. Food could be a bit warmer but excellent taste and quality. Very pleasant atmosphere in the restaurant. Staff helpful and friendly. Wonderful shop and garden centre. Currently very festive with plenty of choice for Christmas decorations and gifts. Worth a return visit!

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Arboretum_Team, Manager at Arboretum Your Home & Garden Heaven, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting Arboretum Home and Garden Heaven and we do hope to welcome you back again soon. We are delighted you enjoyed all our five star offerings and the delicious food in our restaurant. The Arboretum is very festive at the moment as we love getting into the Christmas spirit. We hope to see you again soon. More 

Kilmacthomas, Ireland
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87 reviews
52 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

The Arboretum has so much to see. The gardens are lovely and the plants section is vast. Super quality. good prices and staff on hand to help. There is a nice 'Edinburgh Woollen Shop' - plenty of bargains to be had. Also on site is a massive shop and at the time I visited it was full of Christmas items....almost... More 

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Thank lauren009
Arboretum_Team, Manager at Arboretum Your Home & Garden Heaven, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting Arboretum Home and Garden Heaven and for writing a review. We are so pleased you enjoyed all the offerings in our extensive shop and garden centre. We pride ourselves on having something for all tastes and budgets being as competitive as possible to offer the best value and quality for our customers. We hope to welcome... More 

, Ireland
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

The food is very good in the restaurant. There is a lovely range of Christmas ornaments in the shop.

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Thank Catherine D
Arboretum_Team, Manager at Arboretum Your Home & Garden Heaven, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting Arboretum Home and Garden Heaven and for taking the time to write a review. Delighted you enjoyed the home made food in our award winning café and our Christmas shop is a real treat with all the festive decorations it really puts you in the Christmas spirit. Hope to welcome you back again soon. More 

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