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Ballymaloe Gardens

Cork Waterford Road N25, Shanagarry, Ireland
+353 21 464 6785
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Even in Autumn

This garden or deries of gardens had much to offer. This is gardening on a grand scale with a great... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Carlow, Ireland
Lovely afternoon.

We had a surprisingly lovely afternoon here. I thought it was just gonna be a few gardens. But we... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2017
Newry, United Kingdom
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Cork Waterford Road N25, Shanagarry, Ireland
+353 21 464 6785
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This garden or deries of gardens had much to offer. This is gardening on a grand scale with a great range and diversity of areas. A Folly reflected in the pond, a box tapestry which can be viewed from a tree house platform, a vegetable...More

Thank toberdaly
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

We had a surprisingly lovely afternoon here. I thought it was just gonna be a few gardens. But we absolutely loved it. Something for everyone the smells are amazing around the place. We loved the greenhouses and the kids loved the animals. The shell house...More

Thank RoisinK14
Reviewed 22 June 2017

I stopped in for a bite to eat and wound up whiling away my afternoon in one garden after another. I was charmed by all----from the Ballymaloe chickens to the lovely pond garden. Each step brought a new delight and I fell madly in love...More

Thank Ann G
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Went here today as a Sunday treat my daughter was treating me we went to the little cafe in the shop my first time and I've lived in Middleton 31years no excuse it was delicious we both had the raspberry and lemon gateaux melt in...More

Thank Valerie K
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Although it was pouring rain, the beauty of the gardens and farm was still evident and gorgeous! Staff was welcoming and offered us time to tour the gardens before lunch. So wonderful

Thank mw8055
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

We visited these lovely gardens in the summer and what a treat they were. The gardens are set in the grounds of the cookery school and are just beautiful. There is a great cafe in a vintage American style trailer and also a shop selling...More

Thank Karyngibbie
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

We visited the garden on a Sunday (as Darina let us in for a peak!) so there wasn't anything open however we got to wander around the beautiful gardens, look at the hens and cows and inspect the herbs and produce they grow here. The...More

Thank Erika R
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Cruising along one afternoon from Blarney to Ballycotton, we saw by chance a sign for Ballymaloe and immediately recognised it as the cooking school of the famous Darina Allen. An immediate detour was agreed upon, and we had an enjoyable time looking around the kitchen...More

Thank west0z
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Omg I was blown away with the sculptures in the gardens on view. They were seriously fantastic. So much thought, time and design went into them. Definitely worth a visit. The tea and cakes in the tea rooms were the best I've tasted.

Thank Niamh O
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Very nicely laid out. Plenty to see and indeed listen to as very interesting talks on a variety of subjects were held on the hour. Garden walks etc. Plenty to do and see

Thank MollCo_Waterford
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