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Achill Secret Garden

Atlantic Drive, Bleanaskill,, Achill Island, Ireland
+353 87 414 9895
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Wonderful garden for wandering and pondering!

This is the kind of garden where you could spend hours gazing and wandering in delight, whatever... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Dublin, Ireland
Just beautiful

Uniquely landscaped gardens offering a meditative experience with outstanding art and a wide... read more

Reviewed 9 April 2017
London, United Kingdom
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4 days ago
“Wonderful garden for wandering and pondering!”
8 Apr 2017
“Just beautiful”
Atlantic Drive, Bleanaskill,, Achill Island, Ireland
+353 87 414 9895
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is the kind of garden where you could spend hours gazing and wandering in delight, whatever the weather. There are different 'rooms' within the garden, each with its own sculptures and other artistic creations to entice the eye; there are abundant trees and flowers,...More

Thank annaheussaff
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Uniquely landscaped gardens offering a meditative experience with outstanding art and a wide variety of seasonal local fauna. The Dutch owners are beautiful people, who run a BnB to remember. Highly recommended!

Thank Bohsen
Reviewed 11 September 2016

a beautiful and relaxing Garden tended with loving care. a great example of what can be grown by the seaside. a real Gem of a secret.

Thank john b
Reviewed 3 July 2016

The garden is full of a variety of plants and flowers. The garden art is fascinating as well. Very peaceful walk in a garden.

Thank Stacy B
Reviewed 18 June 2016

As you can see from the variety of reviews, this place is not to everyone's taste, but I found it delightful. I visited in late April 2016, so fairly early in the season, and I did not stay overnight. To me the great attraction is...More

1  Thank David S
Reviewed 22 September 2015

You won't find many places like this and if you like plants and a good cup of tea with a pleasant walk this is for you.

Thank jocurtis289
Reviewed 21 September 2015

Visited here during the summer. We were staying in Achill Sound. We arrived at the gate, drove down the driveway and arrived at a cottage. There were no signs telling us where to go, no one came out to meet us and frankly we felt...More

Thank Chris O
Reviewed 22 June 2015

a series of sheltered bowers, beds of plants, sculptures and trees. Beautiful to behold, arranged in thought provoking settings. We especially admired the "wattle" enclosures.

2  Thank crumpet212
Reviewed 21 June 2015 via mobile

Beautiful gardens, owners very nice, made me peppermint tea from their garden.. Wonderful location... Enjoy

1  Thank Declan B
Reviewed 15 June 2015

On a sunny day in June !! We decided to cycle from Mulranny to Achill on the greenway!! Great fun it turned out to be. We also decided to cycle a little further to visit the Dutch run garden called the Secret Garden. Well all...More

1  Thank Peter C
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