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Woodstock House and Gardens

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Sunday Strolls

A great place to visit for a quiet stroll around in a peaceful area. It can be busy when the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Waterford, Ireland
Magnificant gardens

Visited these beautiful gardens in December and while the weather changed from windy and raining... read more

Reviewed 11 December 2018
Adel W
Sydney, Australia
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All reviews walled garden monkey puzzle noble fir specimen trees full bloom tea room old trees pleasant walk sunny day old house hidden gem well worth a visit former glory entry fee few hours picnic coins
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A great place to visit for a quiet stroll around in a peaceful area. It can be busy when the weather is good. I love the little coffee conservatory in the gardens.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank conniehalley
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we took a drive out to Inistioge to visit Woodstock House and gardens. there was really very little to see, it was fine for a bit of a walk, I know that not much would be happening at this time of year, but had expected...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank BelindainDublin
Reviewed 11 December 2018

Visited these beautiful gardens in December and while the weather changed from windy and raining, during which time I sheltered under a tree and enjoyed the lovely view, to blue sky and calm, it was a great visit. I loved the Noble Fir Avenue which...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Adel W
Reviewed 21 November 2018

While the grounds are open all year around, the cafe closes over winter and there are relatively few visitors. The primary attraction are the very old trees throughout the very extensive grounds, and particular the monkey puzzle avenue and silver fir trees which were planted...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Bruce M
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

Had the pleasure of visiting here the bank holiday weekend it is a spectacular place for anyone who love nature and has kids there is no entry fee but you have to pay €4 on leaving the car park so make sure you have coins...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Betty N
Reviewed 29 October 2018

very well maintained gardens with different variety of trees..lovely walks and am sure the flowers bloom in the summer is to behold...John the caretaker is very well-versed on the history of the place.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank maria daisy o
Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

For nature & history lovers Woodstock gardens are a real gem. Although living within an hours drive I'd never been before. The gardens have been restored to their former glory & the variety of non native trees is amazing. I couldn't believe my eyes to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Ettenna72
Reviewed 15 October 2018

We arrived at the Gardens at close to lunch time and thought we would have tea in the tea room , however it was closed so we were disappointed, we noticed that there was a worker close by, we went and spoke to him and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
5  Thank Bob F
Reviewed 14 October 2018

I wasn't expecting such well kept grounds in the backdrop of a burnt out house. The gardens are wonderful, the monkey puzzle tree interesting. Could have spent an entire day. Brink some drinks and snacks, have a picnic.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Nathan L
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Recently visited Woodstock midweek,had the most amazing afternoon strolling through the trees and gardens,it wasn't very busy so it was really peaceful,and perfect if you want to get away from the hustle and bustle of daily life,I don't even know how long I was there...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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9 August 2018|
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Response from Grayson R | Reviewed this property |
When we went it was about a half an hour drive, but totally worth it! Sorry for the late answer
Helen P
4 April 2017|
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29 January 2017|
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Response from Gerard G | Reviewed this property |
Hello, so sorry for the delay in responding. The gardens are free apart from a parking charge which is 4.00 euro for as long as you wish to stay. The house is a ruin and so is not accessible, but the gardens are on a... More