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Altamont Gardens

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Always charming

I have been with groups from Israel (I am a tour guide) around 30 times in Altamont gardens. I made... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
nadi O o

I have been to these amazing gardens a few times,it is one of the most beautiful gardens in... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
County Wexford, Ireland
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“coffee shop”(25 reviews)
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Altamont | Carrigslaney Ballon, Tullow, Ireland
+353 59 915 9444
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been with groups from Israel (I am a tour guide) around 30 times in Altamont gardens. I made up my mind (for myself) to visit another garden for a change. I never did and I am always happy to come again and again....More

Thank nadi O o
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been to these amazing gardens a few times,it is one of the most beautiful gardens in Ireland,the entrance to the gardens is free but you only pay 2 euros to park your vehicle,it is quite compact and mostly all on one level so...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place for a picnic and a great place to walk around. The riverwalk is very enjoyable and the 100 steps will get your heart beating!! Beautiful gardens and a little coffee shop.

Thank 1971gill
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Exceptional!! These gardens are well worth your time to visit.Free entry--just 2E for the car pasrk,stay as long as you like!! Truly beautiful gardens,lake,arboreteum,plant sales and coffee shop. You should factor in at least 3 to 4 hours for this visit. They are in the...More

Thank shelleyCork_ireland
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

I’d never heard of these gardens before last week - glad we found out about them as they are fantastic. It’s an opw site and you have to pay €2 parking but to go into the gardens is free. The walks around the gardens are...More

1  Thank sumorumo
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

Altamont Gardens are set in the rolling fertile countryside of Co. Carlow which does not attract tourists in the numbers that head for Ireland’s Atlantic seaboard. As a result these beautiful gardens dating back over two hundred years are not overrun by visitors. The government...More

Thank LisDoonVarna
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

I visit this garden all year round and it is one if my favourite places. It's particularly beautiful in the mornings when there aren't too many visitors about. I've brought friends there over the years and they all loved it. It's free to enter. Prepare...More

1  Thank CLucyG
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

Lovely afternoon spent here, easy to get to, and only €2 parking. We had a lovely picnic and a refreshing stroll afterwards

Thank maudyrice
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

The girls in the coffee shop were extremely friendly and welcoming and there was a great selection of homemade goods to choose from!

1  Thank Emily R
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

I was actually blow away with how beautiful these gardens were and for only 2e for as long as u wanted to stay there you really couldn't go wrong.. I stayed there for hours and I could have stayed longer my Ma was in love...More

Thank emma m
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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 !