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National Botanic Gardens

Dublin 2.0 mi away
#3 of 77 Nature & Parks in Dublin
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...
You can take a leisurely stroll along the massive grounds and simply enjoy the trees and evergreens (we had amazing weather for late December), and then go through the 7 glasshouses which house an amazing array of...
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#2 of 16 Nature & Parks in Galway
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.
Anam Cara kindly organized candles for everyone which you could decorate with hearts, butterflies, gems, doves/animals all provided by Anam Cara.
#1 of 1 Nature & Parks in Tully
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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Mount Usher Gardens

Ashford 24.2 mi away
#1 of 3 Nature & Parks in Ashford
we were recommended to visit the lovely gardens and wow what a beautiful walk along the meandering river with such a variety of flowers and trees which put on such a show of colour, nice shops and café to recharge...
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.

Farmleigh House and Estate

Dublin 4.8 mi away
#7 of 77 Nature & Parks in Dublin
... 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.
... ballroom, rare manuscript library, a now fully restored conservatory, along with a sunken and walled garden, the whole place is tranquil both inside and outside with a free house tour every hour, currently the...
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#1 of 1 Nature & Parks in Gort
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...

Powerscourt Gardens and House

Enniskerry 11.6 mi away
#1 of 2 Nature & Parks in Enniskerry
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...
Lovely escape from the city, about 40 minutes drive from the Dublin city center we got to the house and gardens, we got the audio guide and walked in the gardens, admired lakes, sceneries, ancient trees and flowers.
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Victor's Way

Roundwood 18.2 mi away
#1 of 3 Nature & Parks in Roundwood
... 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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War Memorial Gardens

Dublin 2.5 mi away
#8 of 77 Nature & Parks in Dublin
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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#1 of 1 Nature & Parks in Moyascragh
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.
#1 of 1 Nature & Parks in Kylemore
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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#5 of 10 Nature & Parks in Westport
Loads of history brought to life with a fantastic guided tour led by Moirin who was both knowledgable, funny and a great "story teller" My group of British travellers where fascinated by her stories of Grace O"Mal...
Also in the basement is a cafe located in the original kitchen so you get to enjoy some very reasonably priced tasty goodies and a lovely pot of tea whilst gazing at the remarkable Victorian cast iron range and va...
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National Botanic Gardens, Kilmacurragh

County Wicklow 28.9 mi away
#9 of 45 Nature & Parks in County Wicklow
One of the garden’s best photographic opportunities is the the rhododendrons were especially in April when the fallen blossoms of the rhododendrons transform the paths with fallen blossoms.
We have taken walks here in different seasons & it's really lovely at any time of the year, but in high summer when everything is lush & in full bloom & there's new growth everywhere, it's just extra special!
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Garden of Remembrance

Dublin 0.6 mi away
#10 of 77 Nature & Parks in Dublin
This is a lovely and well presented memorial to the Easter uprising, it was built in 1966 50 years after the event, It comprises of a large cross shaped reflecting pool, with a statue of at one end and a set of st...
A small but stunning garden with the statue and reflecting pool, it is a peaceful place for those who wish to remember past conflcts here.
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Iveagh Gardens

Dublin 1.1 mi away
#12 of 77 Nature & Parks in Dublin
There's an elaborate water-fall like fountain (when on), as well as a curious statue of a famous opera singer with his mouth agape, but above all, its a serenely gorgeous park in the middle of Dublin.
Love the rose garden here as it's ringed by benches, plus the roses are lush with multi-head blooms and amazing strong scents.
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St. Patrick's Park

Dublin 10.4 mi away
#13 of 77 Nature & Parks in Dublin
St Patrick's park is a very beautiful park on the side of St Patrick's cathedral, There are benches and you can sit and relax and take in the beautiful gardens
With grand paths, a fountain and lots of greenery and flora it is delightful to relax in it or walk through.
#3 of 6 Nature & Parks in Bray
We visited the farmers market and they had a lot of gift ideas plus great food, there was a wonderful Christmas athmosphere and the service was wonderful I bought nearly all my gifts there.
Our tour guide was Sarah ( forgive me if I have got the name wrong) and she was a delight to listen to and very informative and also the coffee shop was worth a visit.
#1 of 3 Nature & Parks in Castlebar
Very impressive memorial near the centre of town, opposite Harlequin Hotel, remembering those from many nations.
I love the memorials that are featured - backed by the old cemetery- it is a nice spot to sit and enjoy a pretty day

Ardgillan Castle

County Dublin 17.3 mi away
#26 of 113 Nature & Parks in County Dublin
There's acres of woodland, a lovely rose garden & the castle and sea provide a beautiful backdrop.
A most interesting tour of this wonderfully situated old house with extensive grounds to walk around or picnic in.

People's Park

Dun Laoghaire 6.4 mi away
#1 of 2 Nature & Parks in Dun Laoghaire
From great international foods, to fresh breads, cakes, biscuits, coffee and tea stands, chocolates, fruit, vegetables, and a very wide selection of cooked dishes, books, paintings, jewellery and hand made ice cre...
Organic fruit and veg, glorious homebaked breads and pastries and a range of stalls that will cook fresh ingredients in front of you - from home cooking of a hog roast, to hand-cut ice cream, Korean, Thai, Japanes...
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Beaulieu House and Garden

Drogheda 26.4 mi away
#1 of 2 Nature & Parks in Drogheda
Cara is a most charming hostess and also an informative tour guide, welcoming visitors by arrangement to what is still her own family home.
... Beaulieu happened after the death of my father ( who is buried beside the little church in Beaulieu grounds ) and I have had the guided tour of the house , the gardens and visited the graveyard quite a few times.
#1 of 1 Nature & Parks in Kilchreest
She then pointed out fascinating features of this absolutely beautiful garden- from the dovecote, to the magnificent plantings, and the intricate garden design.
the new tunnell should help to add to the range of plants on sale and a splash of annual colour and extend the ranger of plants adequate shop and cafe and a nice woodland walk for the more energetic

Hunting Brook Gardens

Blessington 13.3 mi away
#2 of 3 Nature & Parks in Blessington
The plants graduate up from paths to great heights with banana plants and finally indigenous ash, oak, etc. Lovely mix of Salvias in garden and available to purchase (no sales talk though).
I had a wonderful morning at Hunting Brook yesterday and was completely blown away by the planting and Jimi's amazing selection of rare plants.

Listoke

Drogheda 27.7 mi away
#2 of 2 Nature & Parks in Drogheda
We then luckily bumped into one of the owners, Patricia, who took us on the most wonderful tour of the animal cohort (we got to see owls, doves, beautiful cockrels, unusual ducks, chinchillas, dwarf hamsters and b...
We loved the personal tour of the grounds, distillery and art gallery from Raymond and the tour of the gardens and the animals from his mother in law.

Airfield Estate

Dublin 4.3 mi away
#20 of 77 Nature & Parks in Dublin
The gardens, particularly the wild gardens and the focus on biodiversity and pollinator friendly plants is a joy to behold with some areas alive with bees, hoverflies etc.
All the spring flowers were out and plenty of animals to see...sheep, chickens, donkeys, goats and a new born calf who was super friendly!
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#1 of 1 Nature & Parks in Kilquade
We then wandered through the great selection if shrubs and plants into the many gardens ..the kids as well as the adults had a great adventure with all gardens and we finished off in the shop.
We had cappucinos and delicious home made scones and jam.

Dubh Linn Gardens

Dublin 0.7 mi away
#23 of 77 Nature & Parks in Dublin
... winter/early spring display was really good and again this month when most gardens are looking a little worse for wear, the garden was still looking pristine and still contained many flowering plants and shrubs.
Located behind Dublin Castle and surrounded by a wall its a nice quiet spot for meditation or a picnic.
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June Blake's Garden

Blessington 13.6 mi away
#3 of 3 Nature & Parks in Blessington
... pinks , mauves and whites of perennial geraniums, phlox , anthem is and hordes of other exquisite plants creating a masterpiece blending beautifully with the purple hue of the Wicklow mountains in the distance.
Last weekend we paid a visit with a group of fellow local gardeners and as always, we were captivated by the range of unusual and familiar plants, the sheer beauty of colour, form and texture in the plant associat...
#8 of 9 Nature & Parks in Achill Island
There are different 'rooms' within the garden, each with its own sculptures and other artistic creations to entice the eye; there are abundant trees and flowers, in great contrast with the dramatically bare mounta...
Uniquely landscaped gardens offering a meditative experience with outstanding art and a wide variety of seasonal local fauna.