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Beautiful and peaceful

I popped in as was passing...only intended to spend a few minutes...ended up spending a couple of... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2018
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Peace and tranquillity

What a lovely surprise, you could easily miss this little treasure, but it is well worth a visit... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2018
Christine G
Bedford, United Kingdom
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Lisnarick Road, Irvinestown BT94 1EY, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

I popped in as was passing...only intended to spend a few minutes...ended up spending a couple of hours. What a talented man and what a vision. Very well laid out and very informative information boards. The music and lighting added to the ambiance. Make sure...More

Thank F B
Reviewed 16 April 2018

What a lovely surprise, you could easily miss this little treasure, but it is well worth a visit. It doesn't take long to walk through the wooded area with replica Celtic roundhouses containing carved figures and information about saints. You don't need to be religious...More

Thank Christine G
Reviewed 14 September 2017

This is a very quiet, calm, moving, thought provoking place. Even if you are not religious it is well worth visiting. The carving at each display is absolutely amazing.

Thank John H
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

The statues are exquisite. They truly are works of art and there are so many of them. The garden is perfectly planned out and the individual huts are great. Interactive and informative and a must see. More people should definitely visit this place just to...More

Thank Ellen M
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

This is a beautiful place. Well worth a visit. The stories of the saints are depicted and the statues interesting. The story of the famine will break your heart. Take the time to wander through and reflect - say a few prayers if you are...More

Thank Helen O
Reviewed 23 June 2017

This amazing place must be seen..if you have limited prior famine knowledge you may be shocked but the master Lithuanian carver, Jonas Raiska's masterpieces are captivating..I used all my smartphone storage space and then some. We spent at least 3 hours so don't visit this...More

Thank Ed I
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Worth visiting if you are staying locally or passing through. Really good carvings, well set out, something different.

Thank Pamela C
Reviewed 7 June 2017

We really enjoyed the Celtic Gardens, they were thought provoking and beautiful. We also found the Famine Houses gave a great deal of food for thought, My great great grandparents came to England because of the famine. This was especially evocative for us and was...More

Thank Mary W
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Called to visit last week , an amazing collection of beautifully carved Celtic statues of saints and scholars from Irelands past set in a very tranquil setting beside church, well worth a visit if down that way

Thank bill1951NIreland
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Calming,soothing and thoughtful place. Who would've thought this great garden and museum exhibit would be a short walk from the centre of Irvinestown beside a big church? I visited by chance as it looked like it was going to rain. Me being the only visitor...More

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Ed I
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Totally agree ,this is very moving site and a very unique insight to Ireland`s history