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National Botanic Gardens, Kilmacurragh

Kilmacurragh, Ireland
+353 1 857 0909
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Lovely place to visit on a sunny day

This is a lovely garden that is very walkable for all age groups. I've been here a number of times... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Jenny W
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Dublin, Ireland
Beautiful spot

Free admission and a great place to visit.Its a lovely place to stroll around. Good parking and a... read more

Reviewed 14 April 2018
pauld6789
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Dublin
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“full bloom” (12 reviews)
“coffee shop” (10 reviews)
“free entry” (5 reviews)
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Kilmacurragh, Ireland
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+353 1 857 0909
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"full bloom"
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"coffee shop"
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"free entry"
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"trees and plants"
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"old house"
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"quiche"
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"nice cafe"
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"ruined house"
in 3 reviews
"expensive cafe"
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"picnic area"
in 4 reviews
"sunny day"
in 6 reviews
"lovely place to visit"
in 4 reviews
"guided walk"
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"on site"
in 5 reviews
"wonderful plants"
in 3 reviews
"dogs allowed"
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"huge variety"
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a lovely garden that is very walkable for all age groups. I've been here a number of times with friends and family and always enjoy walking around it to look at the huge variety of trees and plants. It specialises mainly in trees...More

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Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

Free admission and a great place to visit.Its a lovely place to stroll around. Good parking and a nice coffee shop to relax at.

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Reviewed 3 April 2018

The gardens themselves are what you would expect, but there is a bit of a surprise in the main picnic area. Not sure if it’s a tree or a bush, but it’s huge, is like a warren inside and the kids love it! My grandkids...More

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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

First time here - amazing place - in development stage and I can’t wait to go back in a month or so when Magnolias in full bloom. Loved the several Chilean Myrtle which is hard to find and as I am growing several as Bonzai...More

Thank ds213
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Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

One of our favourite spots. Really love the gardens.We drop in once a week and are delighted to live so close by. Very fortunate. It's a hidden gem. Put it on your bucket list. Bring your friends and have a picnic. Bring the kids and...More

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Reviewed 6 November 2017

We visited at the end of October 2017 on a beautiful sunny day. As a motorcyclist, it was great to see a proper tarmacadam driveway leading up to the car park. We were also pleasantly surprised to find that there was no admission charge despite...More

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Reviewed 2 November 2017

Last visited & reviewed these gardens & (Actons) cafe in May 2017. Gave them both top marks. Visited again on 1st Nov 2017 @ lunchtime, the gardens are better than ever, the cafe, sadly, has gone way downhill! At least, it was on the day...More

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Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Lovely gardens in Co. Wicklow for the whole family to enjoy. Plants are named and the trails are not too steep and wheelchair friendly. They give free guided walks, their are good facilities and there is a cafe there. Cant comment on this as we...More

Thank fairy087
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Reviewed 18 August 2017

Nice gardens, they are still a work in progress but they are very interesting. Guided tours daily. Nice coffee shop and picnic area. Dogs allowed which is nice.

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Reviewed 25 July 2017

Beautiful garden to dander around. We picked one of the hottest days to visit so got to see it at its best. As it was a Monday it wasn't too busy. Free entry and a safe car park was also a bonus. A must for...More

Thank Jane Q
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snowythecat
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Response from HDarvitt | Reviewed this property |
We got married here on the 5th of May 2005, I think the Rhododendrons were at their best at this time that year. We regularly go back as we are from Wicklow, but always feel that the flowers have peaked towards the start of... More
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