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Wonderful garden

Even though it's autumn, this is a fantastic place. Peaceful, tranquil, lovingly restored aiming to... read more

Reviewed November 2, 2017
JGClyne
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Mumbles, United Kingdom
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Tranquility

Beautiful spot lovingly restored with produce to purchase. . . . A little haven of tranquility... read more

Reviewed August 25, 2017
Squidegy
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Belfast
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Nov 2, 2017
“Wonderful garden”
Sep 18, 2017
“Restored old garden”
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Tintern Abbey, Saltmills, Ireland
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Reviewed November 2, 2017 via mobile

Even though it's autumn, this is a fantastic place. Peaceful, tranquil, lovingly restored aiming to follow the original pattern as closely as possible. In a world of fast food, fast information, fast lives and man's downhill spiral to ruin the environment this is a small...More

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Reviewed September 18, 2017

Restored to its original plantings flowers and foods. I talked to one of the gardeners he was tending 4 kinds of rhubarb. It has the purported oldest pear tree in Europe. The pears aren't very good though I was told. The walk through the woods...More

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Reviewed August 25, 2017 via mobile

Beautiful spot lovingly restored with produce to purchase. . . . A little haven of tranquility which we love to visit.

Thank Squidegy
Reviewed July 9, 2017

This garden is next to Tintern Abbey. It is beautiful and just the place to wander at any time of year. I noticed that some people would not pay the money to enter and this is such a pity as it is very cheap to...More

Thank estateagentkildare
Reviewed June 24, 2017 via mobile

Originally the restoration was started by volunteers but now this two acre walled garden is supported under state funded schemes. Beautiful gardens with a stream running through the middle, with formal beds and the small greenhouse looks to be nearly complete. There is a small...More

Thank IT-nerd-on-the-road
Reviewed June 4, 2017 via mobile

I visited colcough garden via a walk from tintern abbey with 2 toddlers and a 3 year old. Felt like a real secret garden when we saw it. Cost 5 euro to enter. Fabulous garden with stream running through the middle, hard to believe it...More

Thank Louise K
Reviewed April 11, 2017

We knoew absolutely nothing about the Colcough walled garden until we found ourselves at Tintern Abbey and followed to signs along the short walk up to the gardens. Massive profusion of wild garlic in the woodlands before getting to the garden. And what a garden....More

Thank Maurice O
Reviewed January 18, 2017

A historic walled garden that has been in a process of restoration for the last 6/7 years. The detective work to establish the original planting has been outstanding. Already there is much maturity to the newer planting. Well worth a visit, particularly if visiting Tintern...More

Thank Tom C
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