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Altamont Gardens

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
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Simply WOW

We visited these magnificent gardens while on a short break to the Mount Wolseley Hotel and what a... read more

Reviewed 14 June 2018
Dublin, Ireland
A hidden gem

Stopped off on a run down to Wexford. Situated about a mile off the N80 this is a hidden gem. An... read more

Reviewed 12 June 2018
Groomsport, United Kingdom
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Altamont | Carrigslaney Ballon, Tullow, Ireland
+353 59 915 9444
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All reviews walled garden coffee shop well worth a visit the river walk free entry plant shop plant sales for sale old house car park office of public works hidden gem water lilies few hours formal gardens beautiful plants ice age
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Reviewed 14 June 2018

We visited these magnificent gardens while on a short break to the Mount Wolseley Hotel and what a find. The entire area is maintained to HIGHEST standard. Everywhere you walk there is something wonderful to see. The gardens are beautiful, there is a gorgeous huge...More

Thank allabama3
Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

Stopped off on a run down to Wexford. Situated about a mile off the N80 this is a hidden gem. An old country estate now in the hands of the Irish state. The house looks like it needs some TLC but the gardens are fabulous....More

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Reviewed 5 June 2018

We came here recently, and we were pleasantly surprised at the beautiful gardens, as well as the river walk, temple on the hill, and wildlife too. A lovely way to spend an afternoon and not expensive either, as it is only 2 euro for parking....More

Thank Rona K
Reviewed 4 June 2018

Only 2euro for parking and the walk,garden,views and wildlife you get in return is worth so much more everywhere you look is stunning, walk is amazing passing by all the wildlife,tree,plants,flowers,waterfalls,streams and rivers perfect for all ages went to the cafe after very nice food...More

Thank Stephen D
Reviewed 2 June 2018

A perfect mix of manicured and natural garden with loop walk through lawns, woods, field complete with pond, river and wildlife....beautiful! go in summer to experience the colour and treat yourself to coffee and cake in cute onsite cafe.

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Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

Recently visited here and was certainly not disappointed as at this time of year the gardens are stunning .One could spend hours here and still see something new each time they return A must see for all garden lovers I would highly recommend this place...More

Thank martina b
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

Having passed the direction signs for the gardens many times I finally decided to visit. The place is beautiful and and a credit to the people that work there. It is so calming and relaxing. My visit was too short and I will allow more...More

Thank Joe M
Reviewed 12 April 2018

When in Tullow one must go to see these gardens. Spent two hours here last weekend walking the walled garden and around the lake. The house is under restoration at the moment and when its finished I will return to see the finished product. There...More

Thank vonnyDublin
Reviewed 21 March 2018

We stopped by Altamont Gardens for a stroll on a freezing cold Monday in Feb. The gardens are so beautiful and so quite, it was lovely and calm and good for the soul. We enjoyed all the beautiful flowers and wildlife with snowdrops everywhere and...More

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Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

Altamont is off the beaten track but definitely worth a visit. If you love gardens or just a quiet stroll or somewhere to take as loved one or you just want to take some great pics then this place is worth visiting. You will not...More

Thank Anthony S
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15 July 2018|
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Response from darren r | Reviewed this property |
By bus. But you can only get to Tullow town which is the closest stop. You will need to get a cab from there. There are just two daily bus services from Dublin. There are more train services but you will have to get a cab... More
14 February 2018|
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Response from Rosemary373 | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately not. The path's are quite narrow and the shrubbery can grow onto the path. But it is a beautiful and tranquil place
3 August 2017|
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Response from HarveyIreland | Reviewed this property |
Yes, once you clean up after yourself of course !