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All reviews walled garden coffee shop well worth a visit the river walk free entry plant sales for sale car park old house hidden gem office of public works water lilies few hours beautiful plants ice age bog garden full bloom
Amazingly beautiful springtime display in the gardens. Daffodils, snowdrops and hellebores in full bloom, not to mention the evergreen foliage and buds about to burst. Despite visiting on a rainy day the trees provided ample shelter so we weren’t drenched despite taking in the river...More
Altamont Gardens is the jewel of the Carlow garden trail..... It would be a jewel in any county. As much as I would like to keep it a secret it is a must visit for any keen gardener, for anyone who would like a lazy...More
One of my favorite places to go in Carlow it’s only 15-20 minutes drive from Carlow town. It is a hidden gem, beautiful walk through the gardens down by the large pond and into the woods and back up around to the rose gardens .....More
We went for the snowdrop festival, and did they have snowdrops!!!
Nice walk around the lake. Must be absolutely brilliant in spring or summer, autumn.
We bought plenty of snowdrop bulbs in the garden shop, so the memory will linger on.
We have visited this place in the past and have enjoyed it. However this year the display of snowdrops and hellebore is spectacular. They perhaps are in full bloom slightly earlier than I would have expected and the variety on display is amazing. What a...More
These amazing gardens are not to be missed. Entry is free of charge, just a 2 euro parking fee. We had a lovely morning walk by the river, we didn’t run into any people, it was perfect. The ducks at the pond were adorable to...More
Enjoyed it enormously- but ( it was off season) cafe closed and limited plants available in sales area.
Pleasantly surprised by walk to river - it was entertaining and we did not feel it was over “footpathed “ but it’s not for elderly!
I have been with groups from Israel (I am a tour guide) around 30 times in Altamont gardens. I made up my mind (for myself) to visit another garden for a change. I never did and I am always happy to come again and again....More
I have been to these amazing gardens a few times,it is one of the most beautiful gardens in Ireland,the entrance to the gardens is free but you only pay 2 euros to park your vehicle,it is quite compact and mostly all on one level so...More
By bus. But you can only get to Tullow town which is the closest stop. You will need to get a cab from there. There are just two daily bus services from Dublin. There are more train services but you will have to get a cab... More
By bus. But you can only get to Tullow town which is the closest stop. You will need to get a cab from there. There are just two daily bus services from Dublin. There are more train services but you will have to get a cab from a greater distance.