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Altamont Gardens

Altamont | Carrigslaney Ballon, Tullow, Ireland
+353 59 915 9444
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I’d never heard of these gardens before last week - glad we found out about them as they are... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
sumorumo
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Dublin, Ireland
via mobile
A jewel in hidden Ireland

Altamont Gardens are set in the rolling fertile countryside of Co. Carlow which does not attract... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
LisDoonVarna
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dublin
via mobile
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good23%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“walled garden” (26 reviews)
“coffee shop” (23 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
LOCATION
Altamont | Carrigslaney Ballon, Tullow, Ireland
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+353 59 915 9444
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"walled garden"
in 26 reviews
"well worth a visit"
in 29 reviews
"coffee shop"
in 23 reviews
"the river walk"
in 11 reviews
"plant shop"
in 11 reviews
"free entry"
in 12 reviews
"for sale"
in 14 reviews
"plant sales"
in 9 reviews
"car park"
in 17 reviews
"old house"
in 11 reviews
"hidden gem"
in 15 reviews
"office of public works"
in 5 reviews
"water lilies"
in 5 reviews
"formal gardens"
in 7 reviews
"few hours"
in 12 reviews
"no charge"
in 7 reviews
"beautiful plants"
in 8 reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I’d never heard of these gardens before last week - glad we found out about them as they are fantastic. It’s an opw site and you have to pay €2 parking but to go into the gardens is free. The walks around the gardens are...More

Thank sumorumo
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Altamont Gardens are set in the rolling fertile countryside of Co. Carlow which does not attract tourists in the numbers that head for Ireland’s Atlantic seaboard. As a result these beautiful gardens dating back over two hundred years are not overrun by visitors. The government...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visit this garden all year round and it is one if my favourite places. It's particularly beautiful in the mornings when there aren't too many visitors about. I've brought friends there over the years and they all loved it. It's free to enter. Prepare...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely afternoon spent here, easy to get to, and only €2 parking. We had a lovely picnic and a refreshing stroll afterwards

Thank maudyrice
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The girls in the coffee shop were extremely friendly and welcoming and there was a great selection of homemade goods to choose from!

1  Thank Emily R
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Reviewed July 11, 2018 via mobile

I was actually blow away with how beautiful these gardens were and for only 2e for as long as u wanted to stay there you really couldn't go wrong.. I stayed there for hours and I could have stayed longer my Ma was in love...More

Thank emma m
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Reviewed July 11, 2018 via mobile

Visited altamount gardens July 10th had a picnic with the kids then went around the gardens. It's lovely place nice and quiet and a great walk around and there is a few different walks you can do. There is the hundred steps down to the...More

Thank Mark O
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Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

You will not be dissatisfied if you come here. One of the finest locations in Leinster. Great scenic walks. Free parking Mon-Friday and not to expensive at the weekends. You will be lost here for hours.

Thank darren r
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Reviewed July 5, 2018 via mobile

This is one of the best gardens around and it has virtually everything! Arboretum, beautiful colourful borders, forest Walsh down to the Slaney river, huge lake filled with lily pads, snowdrops and roses galore, lovely cafe, garden shop and free in (€2 parking charge). You'd...More

1  Thank Julianato I
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Reviewed July 2, 2018

Altamont gardens have a lovely mix of formal and informal planting. We visited on the hottest day of the year (30 degrees +) and enjoyed a pleasant shaded woodland walk down to the river. Have visited these gardens at various times of the year and...More

Thank S M
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monica49
July 15, 2018|
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Response from darren r | Reviewed this property |
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
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peterbramble
February 14, 2018|
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Response from Rosemary373 | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately not. The path's are quite narrow and the shrubbery can grow onto the path. But it is a beautiful and tranquil place
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BillfishBill
August 3, 2017|
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Response from HarveyIreland | Reviewed this property |
Yes, once you clean up after yourself of course !
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