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John F. Kennedy Arboretum

Co. Wexford | 52. 322199, -6. 931655, Ireland
+353 51 388 171
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Disappointing

We had high ones for this Arboretum but we're underwhelmed by its layout & planting regime. It was... read more

Reviewed 21 December 2016
Teresa C
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Buckingham, United Kingdom
Amazing walk, great scents, fabulouse for your lungs and spirit

This is one of the most amazing walks I ever experienced in Ireland. This is must see, I am big... read more

Reviewed 12 November 2016
Allmightly E
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Co. Wexford | 52. 322199, -6. 931655, Ireland
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+353 51 388 171
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"trees and shrubs"
in 6 reviews
"well worth a visit"
in 13 reviews
"picnic area"
in 8 reviews
"lovely park"
in 3 reviews
"sunny day"
in 6 reviews
"miniature train"
in 2 reviews
"pony and trap"
in 2 reviews
"irish government"
in 2 reviews
"fresh air"
in 4 reviews
"peaceful place"
in 3 reviews
"could spend hours"
in 2 reviews
"audio visual presentation"
in 2 reviews
"three hours"
in 2 reviews
"nice coffee shop"
in 2 reviews
"all ages"
in 5 reviews
"beautiful grounds"
in 3 reviews
"green area"
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Reviewed 21 December 2016

We had high ones for this Arboretum but we're underwhelmed by its layout & planting regime. It was very difficult to determine tree species nor understand why what was planted where. I left my husband to wander around after half way as to be frank...More

1  Thank Teresa C
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Reviewed 12 November 2016

This is one of the most amazing walks I ever experienced in Ireland. This is must see, I am big lover of forests and trees, but there is not many places you can go here in Ireland. We live only 45 minutes away and it...More

1  Thank Allmightly E
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Reviewed 10 November 2016

The arboretum was spectacular, and we enjoyed seeing a red squirrel aroung the lake area. We were able to take the dog and so we all had a fantastic time.

2  Thank Pamela H
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Reviewed 10 November 2016

In the context of the US elections 2016 it was moving to visit this tribute to John F Kennedy. The display on his presidency and visit to Ireland showed his popularity and impact on people. Loved the Jackie Kennedy display of her style with the...More

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Reviewed 10 November 2016

Visited with our 8 year old with a new bike in November. There was no cost to enter on a Friday (as it probably doesn't pay to man the entrance). We walked around the full circle walk (took about an hour and a half) and...More

1  Thank GerryR18
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Reviewed 17 October 2016

This is the place for those who enjoy long walks, love and know Nature, pursue photography. This is the place for those with young children; for the elderly who just want to sit under the canopy of the trees and read a book; for those...More

1  Thank 141vanessa
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Reviewed 29 September 2016

Was amazed at how big the arboretum was you could easily get lost there, we were given a map, and there were different paths We could take unfortunately there were quite a few missing signs On the cross roads. It was all very well kept.and...More

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Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Spent a good couple of hours walking amongst the trees. Lots of paths to follow and dogs allowed too (on the lead). Nice lunch in the tea room followed by a drive to the top of Slieve Coillte to enjoy the view over counties Wexford...More

Thank Kittkatt672
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Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

As a family day out this place was fantastic. There's a great playground for kids and loads of Picnic Tables for parents to sit around and watch their kids at play. There's a small railway which gives kids a 10 min spin around a section...More

1  Thank Carraiglodge
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Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

This was a great spot b to visit. Had great enjoyment strolling through the trees. Did the mini train ride as had my six yr old and she loved it. Would highly recommend it and don't forget the picnic. But then they also have a...More

1  Thank Mags D
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orla1211
24 February 2018|
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Response from Melissa O | Reviewed this property |
Yes I believe dogs are welcome in the park but probably need to be on a lead.
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Mary K
12 June 2016|
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Response from Melissa O | Reviewed this property |
Sorry to not answer before but the cafe was very limited in its menu. I don’t think it’s particularly worth visiting.
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