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John F. Kennedy Arboretum

Co. Wexford | 52. 322199, -6. 931655, Ireland
+353 51 388 171
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Lovely place any time of year

I visit here constantly. It so beautiful and changes every month. Park for kids, toilet facilities... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Gemma L
via mobile
Pretty park

The JFK Arboretum is well worth a visit for a walk. The park is very scenic and there is a lot of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Helen M
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Waterford, Ireland
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Co. Wexford | 52. 322199, -6. 931655, Ireland
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+353 51 388 171
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"trees and shrubs"
in 6 reviews
"well worth a visit"
in 13 reviews
"picnic area"
in 8 reviews
"lovely park"
in 3 reviews
"sunny day"
in 6 reviews
"miniature train"
in 2 reviews
"pony and trap"
in 2 reviews
"irish government"
in 2 reviews
"fresh air"
in 4 reviews
"peaceful place"
in 3 reviews
"could spend hours"
in 2 reviews
"audio visual presentation"
in 2 reviews
"three hours"
in 2 reviews
"nice coffee shop"
in 2 reviews
"all ages"
in 5 reviews
"beautiful grounds"
in 3 reviews
"green area"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visit here constantly. It so beautiful and changes every month. Park for kids, toilet facilities and good tarmac paths. Coffee shop in summer serves excellent scones.

Thank Gemma L
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The JFK Arboretum is well worth a visit for a walk. The park is very scenic and there is a lot of space for a long walk. It is family friendly and there is a nice play park for kids.

Thank Helen M
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Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

Very poorly maintained. Cafe was closed. Visitor centre was closed. Really glad we didn't pay any entrance costs as we left within 30 mins

Thank Cathy C
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Reviewed 26 December 2017

I went for a walk in the arboretum on a weekday morning during the late summer. It was very quiet, with plenty of plants, shrubs, and trees to admire.

Thank Thomas D
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Reviewed 4 October 2017

Return visit after nearly 50 years! And well worth a visit. The Arboretum has matured into a wonderful parkland filled with mature trees planted in groups that are botanically related and aesthetically pleasing. There is a small cafe, clean loos, a playground and friendly staff....More

Thank Melissa O
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Reviewed 28 September 2017

A very nice place to take few hours out & have a stroll.There are many beautiful specimens of trees & plants & a great area for walking. It's very well maintained too. There's also access to the summit across of Slieve Colilte where there are...More

Thank C_and_H_11
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Reviewed 17 September 2017

The Arboretum has paved paths through beautiful grounds. Wide variety of trees and shrubs, easy walking--just plain beautiful. The museum was very interesting, too.

Thank Madeline0403
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

We very much enjoyed our visit but you need decent weather a heavy shower sent us scurrying for cover, but there are some shelters. The exhibition, although small was very well done. Our only criticism is that the signing to follow the routes around was...More

Thank Elizabeth L
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Reviewed 26 August 2017

Spent a lovely couple of hours wandering around this arboretum, lots of trees, obviously, and some great specimens to see. Easy walking around well kept, all weather paths with no big hills so suitable for those with lower levels of mobility. Sadly we didn't see...More

Thank VickyN73
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Reviewed 12 August 2017

What a wonderfully beautiful and well preserved place this is. The grounds are extensive and beautifully kept. I took our 2 daughters for a ride on the horse-drawn cart which takes the circular road around the park. Our knowledgeable driver pointed out all the different...More

Thank Josephine W
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orla1211
25 February 2018|
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Response from Melissa O | Reviewed this property |
Yes I believe dogs are welcome in the park but probably need to be on a lead.
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Mary K
12 June 2016|
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Response from Melissa O | Reviewed this property |
Sorry to not answer before but the cafe was very limited in its menu. I don’t think it’s particularly worth visiting.
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