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Glenview Gardens & Hobbit House

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Fun ramble for kids on a fine day

It was a bright cold day so the 4 children and adults could enjoy a leisurely tour of the gardens... read more

Reviewed 11 November 2018
Doolin, Ireland
Magical Adventure

The words used by my 7 year old niece to describe these lovely gardens . Excitement at every turn... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2018
Wexford, Ireland
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** Closed for winter - opens Spring 2019 A beautiful 3 acre garden with amazing designs and fun for all the family in West Cork, including a Hobbit House and Fairies Trail. This 3 acre garden is full of surprises with each garden style flowing into...more
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Glen View Desert | Enniskeane, Cork P47 AH98, Ireland
+353 23 884 7230
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Reviewed 11 November 2018

It was a bright cold day so the 4 children and adults could enjoy a leisurely tour of the gardens. There are hidden fairy homes, a teddy bear picnic and of course the Hobbit house as well as other gardens to keep them entertained. It...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank CMBernadette
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

The words used by my 7 year old niece to describe these lovely gardens . Excitement at every turn from the hobbit house the lovely fairy walk ,goats ,birds ,and of course Goldilocks and the three bears . Will definitely return can’t imagine how beautiful...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Clarem634
Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

Excellent time spent for all the family. Beautiful gardens Kids had a great time exploring all the fairy trails. Very friendly staff.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Thank you so much to Mary and David at Glenview Gardens. First time visiting today and it was just magical. My 4 children aged 1-8 had an amazing time. The thought and love put in to these gardens is obvious at every turn and David...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

Visited with our children 5,4 and 18 months. It started out with a fairy trail and then there was a surprise around every corner! We couldn’t get the children away from the Hobbit house. They loved it and had such freedom to run around. Brilliant...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank GleannRua
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Visited here with my family and we had hours of pleasure out of this stunning garden! The owners have put in such a huge effort and its a wonderfully child friendly place, the hobbit house in particular ignites imaginations big and small! Plenty of space...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 22 August 2018

Our son, 4yrs, is a run-around, he thoroughly enjoyed the space/freedom, little random quirks dotted around, intriguing underground home blended in with nature, surprises around the corner of animals and other outdoor perks. All in all an enjoyable adventure (in the sun).

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank wacomtablet
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Genuinely surprised that this has good reviews. Ok for very small children but the older kids age 10 and 9 thought it was really lame and not that well kept either. Over priced for what it is, and shabby. The self service tea and coffee...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Glenview_Gardens, Owner at Glenview Gardens & Hobbit House, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2018

Genuinely surprised with this review - we are an open garden not a cafe or playground which is perhaps what your kids were looking. So please rate us on that rather than posting an inaccurate review when if you look at others reviews and recent...More

Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

I brought my 4 year old and 2 year old twins to Glenview and we spent 2 hours exploring this wonderful place. As any parent knows keeping kids of that age entertained for 2 hours is not that easy. But to be able to do...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Brian O
Reviewed 10 August 2018

I went here for the first time with my husband and kids last Sunday. I was absolutely thrilled with my afternoon. My kids thoroughly enjoyed it. The fairy trail, teddy bear's picnic and hobbit house are magical. Its a fabulous way to spend an afternoon,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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8 April 2017|
Response from Glenview_Gardens | Property representative |
Just 40 mins west of cork city near Enniskeane village
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Response from Christopher F | Reviewed this property |
I have no connection to the garden, I only visited it in the Summer but I know there is no public transport to it. It's slightly off the beaten track but hire cars are readily available