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Absolutely beautiful garden & thank you Carl for being so informative and inspirational. It was a... read more

Reviewed July 29, 2019
Catherine S
Magical garden!

This fantastic garden is the definition of a labor of love. Carl has passionately and painstaking... read more

Reviewed July 17, 2019
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A 1.5 acre, award winning plantsman's garden situated in the beautiful Caher Valley in the heart of the Burren. The garden was begun in 1999 and has been specifically designed to 'blend' into, and incorporate it's surrounding landscape. Many...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Formoyle West, Ballyvaughan, Ireland
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Reviewed July 29, 2019

Absolutely beautiful garden & thank you Carl for being so informative and inspirational. It was a joy to walk around and to learn how this magnificent garden was created. Came home with loads of ideas, truly a lovely way to spend an afternoon. Thank you...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Carl w, Owner at Caher Bridge Garden, responded to this reviewResponded August 1, 2019

Thanks very much Catherine for taking a moment to leave such a positive review of your visit here. Good to know you enjoyed it and returned home with lots of ideas and inspiration. I wish you lots of success with all those ideas and hope...More

Reviewed July 17, 2019

This fantastic garden is the definition of a labor of love. Carl has passionately and painstaking designed every aspect of the garden and will guide you through with a charming and self-deprecating narrative of his failures and successes. The garden is lush and surprising like...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Carl w, Owner at Caher Bridge Garden, responded to this reviewResponded July 22, 2019

Thank you so much for taking the time to review your visit here. As always, it is great to know that people enjoy their experience in the garden and such positive feedback helps drive the enthusiasm and determination to continue expanding the project! I hope...More

Reviewed July 12, 2019

This garden visit was a favorite part of our Houston group’s stay in the area. Starting with the water garden and bridge, each turn around every corner revealed another tier of plant magic and design. Tons of ferns, wild flowers, flowering bushes, and cool hawthorn...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Carl w, Owner at Caher Bridge Garden, responded to this reviewResponded July 14, 2019

Thanks a million for leaving a review of your visit, and so pleased you enjoyed it so much. Hope you get to visit again with the family some time in the future. Maybe some of the new projects will be finished by then. :-) Very...More

Reviewed July 5, 2019

This garden is an amazing achievement - an incredible, magical place in midst of the (also) incredible Burren on the Irish Wild Atlantic Way. If you are taking a trip to the West coast of Ireland, skip the usual tourist traps and take the time...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Carl w, Owner at Caher Bridge Garden, responded to this reviewResponded July 10, 2019

Thank you John and Pam for taking the time to write such a lovely a review of your visit here. I'm so pleased that you enjoyed your visit so much. Such positive feedback is very much appreciated and helps me to keep the project rolling...More

Reviewed July 2, 2019

My boyfriend and I rang Carl late one evening to see if he’d be open to scheduling a tour for the next afternoon. We were worried that we were calling too late but Carl answered us with enthusiasm when we inquired about his garden and...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Carl w, Owner at Caher Bridge Garden, responded to this reviewResponded July 10, 2019

Wow! Thanks Sunnie for such nice comments. So pleased you both enjoyed your visit her on so many levels. It was lovely to meet you both and to be able to share my little project with you. Maybe one day you will return again to...More

Reviewed May 28, 2019 via mobile

Wonderful garden beautifully created in a challenging location which merges in to the Burren landscape almost seamlessly. Carl is an excellent guide and the variety and condition of the plants is extraordinary. Don’t miss it!More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Carl w, Owner at Caher Bridge Garden, responded to this reviewResponded May 29, 2019

Thanks so much for taking the time to review your visit Mark. Pleased to hear that you enjoyed it so much. It was a pleasure to show you around. I hope you'll be back to see the progress one day. Your contribution and positive feedback...More

Reviewed May 8, 2019

I visited with my mother. This is a wonderful garden with so many specialist plants. Very interested to.hear its story direct from the creator. Certainly one of the highlights of our tour of the West Coast.More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Carl w, Owner at Caher Bridge Garden, responded to this reviewResponded May 10, 2019

Many thanks for reviewing your visit here and great to know that you both really enjoyed the experience. It's always good to get positive feedback and certainly helps keep up the enthusiasm for the project. I hope you will return some day to see the...More

Reviewed April 30, 2019

Carl has created a variety of landscapes that flow from one to another and take full advantage of the surrounding starkness of the Burren. He's created breathtaking views, cut through the hawthorne, and peaceful nooks. We visited on a bright sunny day and our tour...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Carl w, Owner at Caher Bridge Garden, responded to this reviewResponded May 1, 2019

Thanks so much for taking a few moments to review your visit. Really good to know that you enjoyed your visit so much and that it was the 'highlight of your week'. It's always a pleasure to get positive feedback and helps keep the enthusiasm...More

Reviewed April 2, 2019 via mobile

I had the pleasure of visiting this beautiful garden during Burren in Bloom 2018. Carl's hard work, sensitivity to his surroundings and encyclopaedic knowledge of plants shines through on his guided tours. I highly recommend visiting Caher Bridge Garden not only for the dedicated gardener,...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed August 6, 2018

Caher Bridge is well known from books and magazine write ups - and previous visits - but it is always a pleasure wandering around enjoying the intimate vistas, the perfectly positioned features, the excellent plants - and the sight of new areas being worked on....More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Carl w, Owner at Caher Bridge Garden, responded to this reviewResponded August 9, 2018

Thanks so much for leaving your nice comments on here. I'ts always great to receive such positive feedback. Hopefully you'll be returning in the future to check on the progress. .... I guess it will never be finished! :-)

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Hello and thank you for your enquiry. To book a visit to the garden either ring, email or facebook message a few days in advance of your preferred day for visiting. We are open most, but NOT EVERY day during May. All visits... More
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