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Address: Altamont | Carrigslaney Ballon, Tullow, Ireland
Phone Number: + 353 (0) 59 9159444
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9:00 am - 6:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 6:30 pm

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tasty soup in lovely surroundings

The fact that this is a free attraction is amazing!! It is so well maintained and designed and a great day out for families. The ladies serving in the walled garden café were so... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
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Manchester
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Manchester
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

The fact that this is a free attraction is amazing!! It is so well maintained and designed and a great day out for families. The ladies serving in the walled garden café were so efficient and friendly. I loved the iced tap water that they had flavoured with mint and lemon. I will definitely try that one at home! The... More 

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County Carlow, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

We had a lovely relaxing few hours in these gardens. The gardens are uncrowded and quite peaceful. Be sure to take the 100 steps down to the river Slaney. If possible visit during the snowdrop time - early spring.

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Naas
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

We visited Altamont Gardens yesterday for the first time and I thought it was absolutely breathtaking. The peacocks strolling through the gardens, the walk along the river and the delightful cafe with delicious coffee were highlights. Well worth the trip! Bring cash as the cafe doesn't accept card!

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Sydney
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Absolutely beautiful formal / informal gardens. The house is currently not open, however we had fun strolling through the enchanting gardens. We spent a good hour taking in the scent of all the flowers in bloom. For us the highlight was the lake, hardly anyone there during our visit and an easy flat stroll around it. Stunning Peacock and Pea-hen... More 

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County Carlow, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Lovely place to spend some time. Peaceful and full of colour especially love the river walk but only for the sure of foot.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

Lovely gardens and absolutely free, and with the right partner it's very romantic. A hidden gem that needs exploring

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Saturday 20th June. We were at a bit of a loose end today and were looking for a few hours of a break out of the house and somewhere that didn't cos a fortune;).. The boss suggested Altamont Gardens as we hadn't been for a while. It's a gorgeous day so why not. If you need some head space or... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

We visited Altamont again this week and it was if anything better than ever! The gardens are a credit to the OPW and a wonderful experience for a restful day out. The Plant Sales area run by Robert is a gardener's paradise with many unusual good quality plants for sale at reasonable prices. The cafe (beside the Plant Sales) is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015 via mobile

We arrived here and decided to head to the cafe first for a late lunch. I had soup with a buttermilk scone and cheese. Hubby had a scone sandwich with beetroot relish and cheese. Very tasty and a sweet little housemartin entertained us with his chirps and acrobatics as we ate. The hens had chicks which were running about all... More 

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Enniscorthy Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

This is my favourite garden is the South East. The gardens are not perfect they are just like nature intended them to be! The walk to the river is magical. Try to catch the rhododendrons, there were so many different colours! The lake is like something from a Monet painting!! The Café is so cute and there was a girl... More 

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Additional Information about Altamont Gardens

Address: Altamont | Carrigslaney Ballon, Tullow, Ireland
Phone Number: + 353 (0) 59 9159444
Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Carlow  >  Tullow
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 6:30 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 6:30 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 6:30 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 6:30 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 6:30 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 6:30 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 6:30 pm

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