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Altamont Gardens

Altamont | Carrigslaney Ballon, Tullow, Ireland
+353 59 915 9444
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Beautiful

Having passed the direction signs for the gardens many times I finally decided to visit. The place... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Joe M
via mobile
Beautiful Gardens

When in Tullow one must go to see these gardens. Spent two hours here last weekend walking the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
vonnyDublin
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Dublin, Ireland
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good24%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“walled garden” (24 reviews)
“coffee shop” (23 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 18:30
LOCATION
Altamont | Carrigslaney Ballon, Tullow, Ireland
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+353 59 915 9444
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"walled garden"
in 24 reviews
"well worth a visit"
in 30 reviews
"coffee shop"
in 23 reviews
"free entry"
in 11 reviews
"plant sales"
in 9 reviews
"car park"
in 17 reviews
"for sale"
in 13 reviews
"old house"
in 11 reviews
"slaney river"
in 7 reviews
"hidden gem"
in 14 reviews
"office of public works"
in 5 reviews
"water lilies"
in 5 reviews
"formal gardens"
in 7 reviews
"ice age"
in 4 reviews
"relaxing walk"
in 4 reviews
"manicured lawns"
in 4 reviews
"bog garden"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having passed the direction signs for the gardens many times I finally decided to visit. The place is beautiful and and a credit to the people that work there. It is so calming and relaxing. My visit was too short and I will allow more...More

Thank Joe M
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Reviewed 1 week ago

When in Tullow one must go to see these gardens. Spent two hours here last weekend walking the walled garden and around the lake. The house is under restoration at the moment and when its finished I will return to see the finished product. There...More

Thank vonnyDublin
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped by Altamont Gardens for a stroll on a freezing cold Monday in Feb. The gardens are so beautiful and so quite, it was lovely and calm and good for the soul. We enjoyed all the beautiful flowers and wildlife with snowdrops everywhere and...More

Thank Newbie1986
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Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

Altamont is off the beaten track but definitely worth a visit. If you love gardens or just a quiet stroll or somewhere to take as loved one or you just want to take some great pics then this place is worth visiting. You will not...More

Thank Anthony S
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Reviewed 21 February 2018

On nice bright day, the snowdrop-Hellibore combination was beautiful. Well Stocked Nursery & plenty of Purchasers as we did ourselves.

Thank TigerS-1966
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Reviewed 21 February 2018

Altamont Gardens is a wonderland at present with the snowdrops out in force. It is so peaceful. The coffee shop was not open this time (mid February) but we visited here in the summer and the coffee and cakes were certainly up to the standard...More

Thank jeto
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Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

Great place to visit with garden centre and cafe. Although it was off season the gardens are well worth a visit at any time-- and entry is free. We will return in the summer.

Thank David S
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Reviewed 15 February 2018

It was my first visit to the Gardens, though it has been on my list for a long time. The purpose of the visit was to take photos of Snowdrops. The gardens are lovely, even in early spring, so I am looking forward to seeing...More

Thank Emily G
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Reviewed 1 February 2018

Lovely peaceful walk through this wonderful garden, complete with lake where swans and ducks are so very much at home. Never seen such an array and variety of snowdrops (who knew there were so many types). Thrilled that the new roof is almost completed on...More

Thank MaireAnne2016
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Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

This is such a beautiful, tranquil garden. I was there early morning with birds and trees for company. What an absolutely magical garden.

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peterbramble
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
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BillfishBill
3 August 2017|
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Response from HarveyIreland | Reviewed this property |
Yes, once you clean up after yourself of course !
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