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... absolutely everything from repurposing aquariums, separating plants with all types of rocks from limestone to volcanic to slate, a floating pagoda and absolute perfect presentation of his beautiful nature babies.
I have to say that the pond was my favourite bit, even though the resident moorhens have recently departed - it was so calming to listen to the water trickling and to look at the waterlilies..... Kevin's tour must...
Terra Nova is a beautiful magical garden and fairy trail, fantastic for any age group, lovely relaxing area available just to sit and enjoy the surroundings, the Hobbit house is fantastic, it is great value for mo...
A realm of wonder and delight, filled with vibrant flowers and scents, from exotic plants to Faery homes and all inhabited by faeries and elves....if you are lucky you will see and feel them as you wander through...
On a hill high above Kinsale and overlooking the town and the Bandon river, this garden is a beautifully maintained memorial garden for the 343 NYC firefighters who lost their lives in the twin towers 9/11 terror...
This garden is by far one of the highlights of our trip.A fitting tribute to those firemen who died on 9/11 .There are mementos attached to almost every tree and is a powerful reminder of lives lost..
Wonderful gardens to wander around, with different sections, including a sensory garden, a waterfall, a garden with large outdoor chess and other games, a lake with a bridge over, and a mirrored garden.
Incredible gardens nestled in the back of an industrial estate .... you will be pleasantly surprised ... lovely to walk around the mini gardens within the garden - a delight for your senses for sure.
... six siblings last weekend and spent a very pleasant and happy couple of hours walking around the beautiful gardens, incredible art and sculpture pieces and we really enjoyed the descriptions and poetry by Sheena.
It is a spellbinding walk through a beautiful, vast garden with a magical waterfall and little laneways leading to the most amazing display of whimsical sculptures made from recycled materials.
The grounds are gorgeous and provide a wide variety of annuals, perennials, grasses, a rose garden, native Irish landscapes, succulents, orchids, tropical plants, rock gardens, and a huge variety of trees from all...
Amazing gardens with many rare and beautiful trees and plants; three stunning 19th century greenhouses with an excellent selection of tropical plants; a valley with a stream; and lots of places to sit and look at...
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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).
I have visited some of the great Italian gardens such as Isola Bella in Lake Maggiore, ancient gardens in Rome and Florence and in Sicily and the more formal gardens of some of Ireland's great castles and houses s...
Very peaceful - blue skies, babbling brook, apple trees , figs, plums ,roses, hollyhocks and all kinds of flowers and butterflues - a really tranquil spot to while away an hour or two - helpful gardeners who are a...
... had the vision and stamina to take on the restoration of this unique space, so that you can come to savour the atmosphere of an authentic walled garden, with its two centuries of natural history and memories.
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Really enjoyed our trip to Killarney House,We were given a very educational tour by our guide Harry, he gave us a great insight into the Mc Shain family, highly recommended day out for visitors and locals alike.
The exhibition on the lakes and park is really well done and would be great for kids too, the guided tour of the old part of the house is short and sweet three beautifully restored rooms with some great informatio...
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This little gem is right next door to the Galway Bay Hotel and is a voluntary community effort which acknowledges the contribution to life of organ donors and is a tranquil place to sit stroll and linger in ,it re...
The stones from 5 continents, and stones from all over along with the beautiful serene garden and large pond is like another world with the busy scene just outside along the promenade.
Also u have a fantastic tour guide by the name of Paul who made the tour great fun also visit the Japanese gardens also located here and then you can chill in the restaurant with a lite snack or dinner reasonably...
... gardens and horse facilities extremely informative and entertaining, but we loved the fact that we could enjoy seeing the fabulous thoroughbred horses and the interesting horse museum and videos at our leisure.
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Our guided tour of this historic house lasted just over an hour and was extremely well curated by our witty and informative guide Aoife.We gained a real insight into how the Victorian gentry and servants lived the...
Muckross is set amongst beautiful gardens Lots of nice walks or jaunting drives for the less energetic Reasonable price to Enter for house your Our guide Marie was eloquent and interested .... it’s a lovely visit...
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Although the website leads with a picture of a colourful herbaceous border, the gardens main highlight is a wonderful arboretum with a forest and river trail along the River Vartry featuring 88 specimen trees, man...
Just to walk along the paths without saying a word, admiring the shrubs, listening to the birds chirping and singing, and the gentle babble of the river as you stroll, is a great de-stresser.
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... and then we had a 'forest bath' in the enchanted forest which is a really enchanting plantation of birch and other trees, leading to a whole series of small lakes surrounded by fantastic grasses and wild roses.
Larger than life sculptures in bronze, sculptures in granite and the actual bright blue eyed Victor make visiting this park an extraordinary experience.My favorite three - lying on the forest recliner, observing t...
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... pretty as the American Ambassador's house which is amazing and also in the Park but it is lovely and has beautiful gardens and stables, there are often good exhibitions and tours on and it is well worth a visit.
If you are staying in Dublin city take a trip to Farmleigh - the beautiful state residence with fab gardens and a lovely cafe ....ideal for a picnic or walk and a visit to the wonderful house.
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What a truly special place - fantastic gardens, manicured to perfection - there is a huge amount to do & see - secluded spots, statues, lakes & water features, infinite plants & shrubs, specimen trees, and endless...
What a fabulous & well laid out garden with wonderful views, statues, well manicured lawns, beautiful flower beds, hidden gardens, water fountains & evan the most georgous horses I have ever seen.
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Great walks through wooded forest as long or shout as you please, great for all ages, easy walking, fabulous big trees, great for climbing if you are young enough or want to pretend you are.
It has greta walk ways for those who like a good walk or a run, its greta for bringing kids on a day out as theres lots to see and do with some deer, walks, a lake, an enclosed garden where kids can run around and...
These gardens are really worth a visit and you can now go into these gardens from the wonderful Greenway There is a lovely little restaurant at the entrance where one can sit, have a coffee and enjoy the beauty al...
We only took an hour walk round the gardens, past the greenway (caught a peek of the train through the trees), seeing some beautiful sights inside the gardens and beautiful views across Waterford.
The gardens, memorial, and green space is incredible, and with the gentle rolling hills, it is an absolute wonderful place to spend a lot of time; in fact, it is easy to have a lot of time pass here...more than on...
... the weekend, and it provided a pleasant and relaxing break in the otherwise busy city It contains a series of war memorials and a twin mirror set of rose gardens which provide a poignant memorial to the fallen.
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Adults and children will love to explore, the beautifully laid out landscaped garden depicting the 4 Celtic seasons and the quirky walking trails through woodland, by lakes and wildflower meadows, punctuated by ar...
From a dream shelter to fairy villages to seasonal gardens to a childrens' play area, the wide variety of flowers, trees and shrubs all combine to make this a lovely spot to visit.
These gardens are very large and are well worth a visit and a great place to have a picnic on a warm day,there is a large old walled garden and many specious of trees and plants and there are many walk ways.
This lovely garden is just outside the pretty village of Inistioge, it has lots of lovely features including a monkey puzzle avenue, lots of specimen trees gathered over a century ago, a very cute tearooms in the...
... dog, kids went really interested in the bamboo, but they did enjoy the walk around the little paths and made a bit of an adventure out for it... lovely scenery and gardens.... good that we could bring a picnic!
Wonderfull discoveries of small spots in the bamboo forest, beautiful refelctions in the waters of Bantry Bay and a lovely chat with the female owner.
Historic where the 1860's Mitchell & Margaret Henry enjoyed as a Masterpiece home, fabulous gardens you can shop and dine away acres and acres of beauty of this magnificent lands so well maintained.
It is a great place to eat, awesome Irish foods, outstanding deserts and very reasonable prices!! Had some great soups, stews and quiche, fantastic meal !! We toured all the garden an abbey in two hours, had decen...
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This has a relaxing atmosphere and great Home made food and delightful views of the marvelous panoramic gardens and adjoining the Arboretum - unique gardens with trees and plants from all over the world.
Fota House itself was brilliant, its undergoing some restoration but the rooms on the tour are preserved and restored beautifully and the tour guide, Michael, was so enthusiastic and knowledge but also had a great...
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( The kids will love this! ) Did I mention the children's playpark, the Buffet snack bar, the wonderful scenery, the beautifully manicured gardens, the spotless toilets, the helpful young band of estate workers an...
Beautiful sweeping vistas and sculptures, wild flower meadows, lakes, and an incredible series of flowery walled garden rooms.
We were lucky that we went on the tour with Gerry as he brought us to see trees, rhododendrons and azaleas and imparted his enormous knowledge.With or without a guide but i recommend a guide, this is a great place...
This hidden gem of an arboretum understands the need that wheelchair users like to explore off-road just like everyone else.There are so many gardens around Ireland both formal & informal that charge wheelchair us...
Absolutely stunning gardens, enchanting fairy trails, rabbits, goats, birds, fish, and that's all before you come across the amazing Hobbit House which is just a work of art!
The bears house and hobbit house were absolutely incredible, as well as the teddy bears picnic, there is so much thought and detail put into creating the scenes to make it magical, can’t imagine how good it must b...
... ride which was a lovely treat ,the man doing the tour was a great character ,the museum is a lovely added bonus ,Great coffee and lovely picnic area ,where you can relax and keep an eye on the children playing
worth a visit, you cant go in the castle as this a family home but to walk the grounds and see the lake and waterfall is nice, also in the grounds is the largest telescope built in the 1840s visit the science muse...
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A beautiful place for to visit, the house and gardens are tranquil and if you're up for a hike then you can take on the hundred steps with a fantastic view of the house and Bantry Bay from the top, well worth a vi...
Amazing work being done here - we continue to be delighted by the ongoing restoration and the clear love and devotion being put into the house and gardens - and have been very privileged to be able to stay here fo...
Kells Bay has the fabulous gardens, set next to a beautiful harbour and beach that's great for kids (and adults) and the house hosts an excellent Thai restaurant so you can enjoy the whole day and have a great eve...
Truly blessed to find this magical place in March which brings me back to the magical times lost in nature at Marlborough Sounds, New Zealand - thoughtfully created hidden gardens with the most magestic Tree Ferns...