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Lovely gardens

Gardens are beautiful, a lot of different areas to explore and a nice way to spend An afternoon... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2017
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An interesting and unusual garden

This garden is unusual as there are features that you won't find in many other gardens. I imagine... read more

Reviewed 18 September 2016
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Originally started in 1947 these gardens host a wide selection of rare and tender trees and shrubs. With over 130 different species the garden is a delight to both the keen amateur and the more serious horticulturist. Presently Kilmokea Gardens...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Great Island, Campile, Ireland
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+353 86 664 1946
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We started with lunch, good paninis with a fresh salad served to us in the garden. The gardens cover a range of types: formal near the house, a large vegetable garden set within box hedges and a wild garden divided up into different areas such...More

Thank Genghissian
Emma H, Owner at Kilmokea Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We have created 7 story boards around the gardens to assist visitors with information about the plants trees and history. These each have qr code on them leading visitors directly to a short video which is informative and interesting. These have been especially created to...More

Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

This is a great spot, on a good day for families with young children. So much for them to see and explore and fire up their imagination.

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Kilmokea, Owner at Kilmokea Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2017

delighted you all enjoyed your visit to Kilmokea

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Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Gardens are beautiful, a lot of different areas to explore and a nice way to spend An afternoon. Nice fairy gardens, pirate ship and more . There's a tea room but no picnic area evident. Lack of interaction from staff, there was no information given...More

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Kilmokea, Owner at Kilmokea Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2017

Delighted you enjoyed Kilmokea Gardens. Thank you for your comments regarding interaction, we strive to inform our guests about the Gardens & History of Kilmokea. Mark & I have trained all our staff very well on customer service and how important it is to spend...More

Reviewed 15 August 2017

Visited on Monday morning, with my wife and 3yo son. We followed around the "fairy walk" discovering the different stop-off points like the Norman castle, old west wagon etc, my son had a great time discovering each different point. The gardens themselves are beautiful and...More

Thank BaldyConscience
Kilmokea, Owner at Kilmokea Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2017

thank you for your review. We are delighted that the whole family enjoyed kilmokea Gardens, their peace and beauty and wooden interests for the younger members.

Reviewed 29 June 2017

Lovely tranquil gardens, with a bit of fun for children, a joy. There are woodland bits, herbaceousborders, a vegetable garden, including a pollytunnel. On mondays the gardener offers a conducted tour to guests, which l gather is very interesting, although l have no first hand...More

Thank Pam M M
Mark H, Owner at Kilmokea Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 1 July 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write about Kilmokea, Pam. We're continuously developing the gardens so everyone of all ages can enjoy them. It's really uplifting to get your positive comments and we hope you'll visit us again soon. We're hosting a theatrical production...More

Reviewed 4 May 2017

We toured the gardens on a beautiful sunny morning, it is exceptionally well laid out, with a lot of areas of interest to both children and those who are young at heart! I would be amazed if there wasnt something to catch your eye and...More

Thank Hermissa
Reviewed 15 November 2016

The main garden is very well laid out and very much liked the fairy garden Would be great for children

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Reviewed 18 September 2016

This garden is unusual as there are features that you won't find in many other gardens. I imagine children would love it because of the fairy theme in parts of the garden. This is not a formal garden as you would normally expect but more...More

Thank Vincent1609
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Something for all ages, the gardens were beautiful, with lots of nooks and crannies with different aspects, a great deal of though has gone into the Kilmokea Gardens. A very nice tea room is attached.

Thank ANNGALLACHER
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Awful microwaved stale scones and very weak tea....dosent take 40 minutes to make and bake scones so stale is unacceptable...although we didnt view the gardens they did look beautiful!

Thank JOHNCHESSUM
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