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Wonderful Restoration Work

My husband and I visited this walled garden. The whole experience was excellent. It was wonderful... read more

Reviewed today
Catherine L
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Kildare, Ireland
Beautiful restoration of early 1800's walled garden

After a delicious lunch at the Tearoom attached to the Tintern Abbey entrance we walked over to the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
cmjjrn
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Calgary Alberta
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Tintern Abbey | Saltmills New Ross, Wexford, Ireland
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+353 83 306 4159
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Reviewed today

My husband and I visited this walled garden. The whole experience was excellent. It was wonderful to see such amazing restoration done by dedicated volunteers over a number of years. The layout of the gardens was beautiful and walking around was like walking in the...More

Thank Catherine L
Reviewed 1 week ago

After a delicious lunch at the Tearoom attached to the Tintern Abbey entrance we walked over to the Walled Garden entrance. Having followed the Colclough Walled Garden restoration on Facebook, we were excited to see its amazing transformation. No longer hidden under overgrowth. Volunteers have...More

Thank cmjjrn
Reviewed 1 week ago

Such a lovely gem in the midst of lovely walking trails. Spent a lovely sunny afternoon wandering and admiring the lovely planting and color schemes.

Thank sile408
Reviewed 1 week ago

I took a group of Seniors to visit last week and they were delighted with it. Run by local volunteers who take great pride in it and were most helpful using their car to run three of the more disabled members of the party and...More

Thank George G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A delightfil walled garden that has been transformed from a derelict, wild site back to its former glory as a Victorian flower and vegetable garden. The dedicated volunteers have worked miracles. Is there a better garden restoration in Ireland? See what you think.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a beautiful place, nestled in Tintern woods. The gardens have been lovingly restored and transformed into a wonderland of floral beauty. No matter what time of the year you visit there is something wonderful to be seen. Alan and his staff are passionate about...More

Thank susie660
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a jem! A fab walled garden at Tintern Abbey, with walks and good coffee and scones! Situated in a beautiful part of Wexford, close to Fethard, Duncannon, Hook Head and convenient to the Car Ferry from Ballyhack to Passage East in the beautiful Waterford....More

Thank bettykehoe
Reviewed 5 June 2018

this is an amazing place, it is great to go at different times of the year to see the different produce and plants. quiet and peaceful great place to wander around and enjoy the hard work which the volunteers do. everyone very friendly and chatty.

Thank _lizathene68
Reviewed 3 June 2018

If you are visiting the Abbey then you simply have to visit this beautiful garden. The restoration is stunning and the staff are very friendly and more than happy to fill you in on the history and the gorgeous botany. It is clearly a labour...More

Thank Justbackandlovedit
Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

We visited Colclough Walled Garden today. It was glorious. The birdsong was uninterrupted by any sound apart from our own footsteps crunching on the neatly maintained pebble pathways. Bees were busily collecting nectar from the wide variety of flowers. On the approach to the gardens...More

Thank Norah P
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A mere €5. Well worth it.
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