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Altamont Gardens

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

Fantastic garden came for an hour spent hours wandering around really beautiful and free. Lovely... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Dublin, Ireland
via mobile
"such stuff as dreams are made of"

A hauntingly beautiful garden, with winding paths and steps through dappled woods to the Slaney... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Altamont | Carrigslaney Ballon, Tullow, Ireland
+353 59 915 9444
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Fantastic garden came for an hour spent hours wandering around really beautiful and free. Lovely little coffee shop in the grounds. Well worth a visit highly recommend it.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A hauntingly beautiful garden, with winding paths and steps through dappled woods to the Slaney river which bordered by ancient 500 year old oak trees, and back again. Charming bridges, a lake, covered by water lilies, which was dug out during the famine. A plaintive...More

Thank kiltieanne
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have often visited these gardens and every time I do, I find them fascinating. I have visited there in every season from frosted January days to the height of summer to the golden days of late autumn and the plants and the lay out...More

Thank 3838329Leachan
Reviewed 22 May 2017

A lovely time to visit the gardens, but unfortunately due to the rain some parts of the garden were closed. The quality of the plants in the nursery was very high and it was a pity we hadn't more room to take a few more...More

Thank Pamls13
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Visited here recently in the lovely sunny weather and thoroughly enjoyed our visit. The garden was at its best and very beautiful great colours and a pleasure to wander around. There is a plant shop with reasonably priced plants and a small coffee shop. There...More

Thank ian239
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Beautiful, beautiful garden. Around every corner is another delightful view. Walk along by the Slaney river and climb the steps to see the 'temple' and the local mountain ranges. Really stunning gardens.

Thank DublinEyespy
Reviewed 11 May 2017

I discovered Altamont Gardens many years ago when not many people knew of its existence ! Altamont Gardens are off the beaten track, and driving on a very minor track you just don't know where the track will bring you ! On arrival you enter...More

Thank Pat M
Reviewed 27 April 2017

We thought we would spend an hour here but ended up spending half a day wandering through these fantastically interesting and diverse gardens. We loved the variety of formal, wild, riverside and parkland gardens. We spoke with one of the gardeners who was well informed...More

Thank Ger M
Reviewed 22 April 2017

Beautiful gardens, do not miss them if in the area. Great place to visit on a sunny afternoon, would lift your spirits, its a little bit of heaven. Little coffee shop and picnic area. Great family outing, lots to explore, and lovely walk through the...More

Thank Pauline S
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

This is my favourite place in the world. A true treasure. Fantastic place to walk around through the woods down by the river slaney and up 100 steps!! Across little bridges. You might be lucky to see an otter or deer. During summer months there...More

Thank anndY3005XA
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Pat M
Hi, Pat. What would you like to know about this attraction? I was just looking at the reviews. Altamount Gardens are just beautiful and I go there as often as I can. Next visit will be to see the bluebells ! I don't know how MIss. North could bear the thought of having to depart from Altamount and this World.. I can only imagine Miss North looking out the back window of her home, and looking down on the gardens and lake, or sitting on her balcony listening to the wildlife calling and singing as the Sun was setting. To me it was almost like visiting heaven on earth ! God Bless Miss North for allowing us to share her garden paradise.
14 April 2017|
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Response from Clodagh O | Reviewed this property |
Altamont gardens are always worth visiting. There is interest in every season.
Is the restraunt open all year. Can they cater for a group of 30 people
16 January 2017|
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Response from c-porter333 | Reviewed this property |
Best to contact them on their opening dates & times.
Joanna G
Can I take my dog with me to Altamont Garden ?
2 January 2017|
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Response from DJCass | Reviewed this property |
Hi Joanna, these gardens are truly a magnificent place to bring family and friends but I do not think dogs are allowed. It is down to the fact that these gardens are kept as close as possible to the rural and natural setting... More