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John F. Kennedy Arboretum

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Address: Co. Wexford | 52. 322199, -6. 931655, Ireland
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Amazing walk, great scents, fabulouse for your lungs and spirit

This is one of the most amazing walks I ever experienced in Ireland. This is must see, I am big lover of forests and trees, but there is not many places you can go here in... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 12 November 2016
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Buckingham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

We had high ones for this Arboretum but we're underwhelmed by its layout & planting regime. It was very difficult to determine tree species nor understand why what was planted where. I left my husband to wander around after half way as to be frank I'd had enough. The cafe & shop were... very Irish, lacked variety or choice too.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

This is one of the most amazing walks I ever experienced in Ireland. This is must see, I am big lover of forests and trees, but there is not many places you can go here in Ireland. We live only 45 minutes away and it is quite shame we never thought of going there before. It is astonishing! There is... More 

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Kidderminster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

The arboretum was spectacular, and we enjoyed seeing a red squirrel aroung the lake area. We were able to take the dog and so we all had a fantastic time.

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

In the context of the US elections 2016 it was moving to visit this tribute to John F Kennedy. The display on his presidency and visit to Ireland showed his popularity and impact on people. Loved the Jackie Kennedy display of her style with the outfits she wore. Outside the park is peaceful with vast expanses and a beautiful lake.... More 

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Waterford, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

Visited with our 8 year old with a new bike in November. There was no cost to enter on a Friday (as it probably doesn't pay to man the entrance). We walked around the full circle walk (took about an hour and a half) and came prepared with bread to feed the ducks at the lake. Many of the trees... More 

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County Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

This is the place for those who enjoy long walks, love and know Nature, pursue photography. This is the place for those with young children; for the elderly who just want to sit under the canopy of the trees and read a book; for those who want to be alone, and those who enjoy a company. Everybody will love this... More 

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Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

Was amazed at how big the arboretum was you could easily get lost there, we were given a map, and there were different paths We could take unfortunately there were quite a few missing signs On the cross roads. It was all very well kept.and the lake was nice. We enjoyed looking around the exhibition of John F. Kennedy. We... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Spent a good couple of hours walking amongst the trees. Lots of paths to follow and dogs allowed too (on the lead). Nice lunch in the tea room followed by a drive to the top of Slieve Coillte to enjoy the view over counties Wexford and Waterford. Great for smaller kids as there is a large playground to keep them... More 

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Wexford
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

As a family day out this place was fantastic. There's a great playground for kids and loads of Picnic Tables for parents to sit around and watch their kids at play. There's a small railway which gives kids a 10 min spin around a section of the park for a €1.00 . It's great fun for small kids. I'd say... More 

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Mitchelstown, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

This was a great spot b to visit. Had great enjoyment strolling through the trees. Did the mini train ride as had my six yr old and she loved it. Would highly recommend it and don't forget the picnic. But then they also have a good tearooms

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