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Lisselan Gardens

Clonakilty, Ireland
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Gorgeous, even in winter

Came here for a new years day walk and its so lovely, well worth the entrance charge. There is such... read more

Reviewed 1 January 2017
Aoife O
Cork, Ireland
via mobile

I've passed Lisselan Gardens so many times and planned to stop and eventually did. The entrance is... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2016
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  • Average16%
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“golf club” (2 reviews)
“walled garden” (2 reviews)
“ginger cat” (2 reviews)
Clonakilty, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Came here for a new years day walk and its so lovely, well worth the entrance charge. There is such a friendly ginger cat living in the house who followed us around and acted as a little tour guide! Beautiful gardens.

1  Thank Aoife O
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

I've passed Lisselan Gardens so many times and planned to stop and eventually did. The entrance is a little confusing. Parking for the gardens is shared with golf club and you pay to enter at the golf club. It's €6 per adult. Be sure to...More

1  Thank Honestreviewer32
Reviewed 5 August 2016

I have rated these gardens as average but it does seem to be work in progress , we spent a good relaxing hour walking around the many trails exploring each area with interest to see what it held. Desmond.

Thank Desmond D
Reviewed 22 July 2016

Firstly the good ,the gardens are ok and really that is it ok, lots of work to be done here,there is a walled in garden past the house which was closed the garden here again was ok , a tea room would have been a...More

1  Thank Mike S
Reviewed 20 July 2016

It's a golf course, but it's also one of the nicest gardens we ever visited. There is a lot of renovation to do, but you don't need the buildings, you want to see the gardens. Victorian walled garden with a well-known fuchsia garden, a japanese...More

Thank drno1962
Reviewed 15 July 2016

On a crispy cold Autumn morning my friend and I paid a visit to Lisselan Gardens. The garden was definitely getting ready to settle in for the winter, but the reminiscence of summer still lingering. We had the company of a most gracious and friendly...More

1  Thank 246Rowena
Reviewed 22 June 2016

Breath-taking beauty! The gardens were colorful and well kept and we had a great guide! A must see if you are traveling in this part of Ireland!

2  Thank _eileenl27
Reviewed 28 March 2016

Really interesting gardens, I know they suffered rather over the last winter but the potential is amazing. It is a pity the terrace is closed off, but it looks like it may be in need of major restoration. The water gardens are lovely but again...More

1  Thank AlanCowdell-Browne
Reviewed 2 October 2015

The gardens were lovely unfortunately they had a flood so some of the paths were impassable. Disappointed with the vintage car section.

2  Thank Margaret M
Reviewed 9 September 2015

Golf course and gardens ..well worth a visit. located about two to three miles outside Clonakilty on the Bandon rd. Lovely walks and extensive gardens with walled garden feature and a short woodland walk. worth the 6 euro admission fee

3  Thank JohnOL10
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