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Coolwater Garden

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Great experience! Amazing assortment of plant life from around the world. Definitely a must see... read more

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simon h
This garden rocks!

We spent a wonderful afternoon in the knowledgeable hands of a true plant enthusiast being lead... read more

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Visits MUST be booked in advance to avoid disappointment. Coolwater, on half an acre, steps to the beat of a different drum with its breathtaking Water Garden, stunning alpine troughs chockerblock with choice specimens and the almost chimerical West...more
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Skule | Fedamore, Limerick V35 YN29, Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday

Great experience! Amazing assortment of plant life from around the world. Definitely a must see. The. Owner/guide

Date of experience: September 2019
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kindredspiritIreland, Owner at Coolwater Garden, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your lovely review, Simon.

Reviewed yesterday

We spent a wonderful afternoon in the knowledgeable hands of a true plant enthusiast being lead around a fabulously landscaped garden that makes you think you are away in a different country altogether. Starting from alpine regions through bamboo gardens and ending up in desert...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank EvaChristine1911
kindredspiritIreland, Owner at Coolwater Garden, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your lovely review and appreciation, Christine. Looking forward to seeing you back next year. Kevin.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a nicely arranged garden with specimens from all around the world and a big, amazing waterlily pond. The owner is a very informed gentleman, very passionate about horticulture and more than willing to share growing tips and information about plants. We had a...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Moran_Bianca
kindredspiritIreland, Owner at Coolwater Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your lovely review, Moran. You and your husband are very welcome back at anytime.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had a nice trip to visit Coolwater Garden with my 4 friends from Vietnam. We were surprised by the many beautiful and new plants here and the owner - Mr.Kevin Begley is so friendly as well. They come from many parts of the world....More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank vantoan01
kindredspiritIreland, Owner at Coolwater Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely review Toan.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a beautiful surprise! On a rainy day in Limerick (umbrellas supplied!) this 2 hr garden tour was a fantastic experience. Kevin the owner and guide showed his vast plantsman's knowledge and careful husbandry that he put into displaying this huge collections of alpines, succulants...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank JohnBKillaloe
kindredspiritIreland, Owner at Coolwater Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for John for your lovely review. I'm glad yourself and Mairead enjoyed it. I must apologize for the milk in the tea. It was only afterwards we realized the milk in the Pagoda had gone off. :(

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a really interesting and informative visit to this garden today (13th August 2019). Kevin is more than generous with both his time and his knowledge, and has created a real treasure of a plantsman's garden in the heart of County Limerick. Such a pleasure...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Lesley K
kindredspiritIreland, Owner at Coolwater Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely review, Lesley. it was nice to meet yourself and Rod.

Reviewed August 6, 2019

The gardens are small but really nice and have a lovely relaxed feeling while there. Kevin is full of knowledge and very interesting to chat with.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Mark B
kindredspiritIreland, Owner at Coolwater Garden, responded to this reviewResponded August 7, 2019

Thank you very much for your lovely review, Mark.

Reviewed August 1, 2019

We five girls visited Coolwater Garden on the 25th of July 2019. It was a magical experience that none of us will forget. I couldn't have imagined the botanical surprises waiting for us as we went through the gate. If you want to experience diversity...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Adrienne H
kindredspiritIreland, Owner at Coolwater Garden, responded to this reviewResponded August 3, 2019

Thank you for an absolutely lovely review, Adrienne. I'm glad you all enjoyed it.

Reviewed July 23, 2019

We very much enjoyed our tour of the garden. It is beautifully laid out and has many different types of plants from all over the world. It is amazing that Kevin has done all of this in just a few years! I will be sure...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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kindredspiritIreland, Owner at Coolwater Garden, responded to this reviewResponded July 24, 2019

Thank you very much for your lovely review, Karellymd. Appreciated.

Reviewed July 11, 2019 via mobile

This was our second visit to the wonder that is Coolwater gardens, Kevin is ver knowledgeable on the plants, trees and shrubs and explains all as required. The floating pagoda is one of the latest additions and aims a great success and such a beautiful...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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kindredspiritIreland, Owner at Coolwater Garden, responded to this reviewResponded July 14, 2019

Thank you for your lovely review, Amanda.

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Claire H
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Response from kindredspiritIreland | Property representative |
Of course, no problem, provided they're on leads.
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Ambreen A
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Response from kindredspiritIreland | Property representative |
The guided tour, which is included in the admission price, takes around 1 hour and 40 minutes and then allow 30 minutes for free refreshments, so you should allow at least 2 hours. People often stay longer and we won't throw... More
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