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Every installation and poem is a delight!

I visited the Ewe Experience during the late-June heatwave, and should have brought more water and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Brigid's E
Amazing creativity!!!

This is so much more than we anticipated, a wonderful outing!! If you are in the area, this is a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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“all ages”(28 reviews)
The Ewe is a home - open to the public, entirely created & run by a couple. Ireland's only 'Interactive Natural History Museum-on-a-Mountain' is a must see for anyone interested in art, nature or a totally unique experience - the perfect destination...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
N 71 Kenmare Road | Crossterry East, Glengarriff, Ireland
+353 27 63840
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 1 August 2013

I visited the Ewe Experience with my mother and 2 sons (10 & 6) on a beautiful sunny day in July. From the onset of our arrival and admittance to the gardens, it was a fantastic imaginative experience for all ages. You are guided through...More

5  Thank rdbCork
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Reviewed 29 August 2012

After paying €20 for a family of 4, (no discount for a 3 year old), the owner pointedly showed us the sign saying "No Running etc..." and directed this at our 2 small girls. Onwards then into an environmentalist propaganda exercise, with signs and "artwork"...More

15  Thank GrandfatherClock
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited the Ewe Experience during the late-June heatwave, and should have brought more water and a hat for shade... but despite my poor planning for the sun & heat, this sculpture garden was one of the highlights of my trip. The artists have taken...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is so much more than we anticipated, a wonderful outing!! If you are in the area, this is a must see!

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Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

It’s a damp dark overground wood on the side of a hill. “Decorated” with cut-up milk cartons and old plastic. It’s expensive and the mood given off by the staff is not at all welcoming. I would advise families to avoid it. Nearby is Glengarriff...More

1  Thank Des O
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

This was just the best thing I did all summer! Although I live relatively locally I have never been here before, it was on my bucket list and it was just the best outing I had. Went with a friend and we were both blown...More

1  Thank SusanVMPope
Reviewed 19 September 2018

We had a really good time at The Ewe Experience a few days ago despite the rain. This is a wonderful place for a family visit : everyone will enjoy the visit, learn and discover things in a very playful way. It is in the...More

1  Thank Lucie B
Reviewed 15 September 2018

My wife and I are on our first trip to Ireland. Today on our trip from Kenmare to Bantry we saw the signs for "The Ewe" on the side of the road. Thinking it was a sheep farm (my wife loves sheep), we pulled into...More

3  Thank WulfpackMN
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

We happened to pass on the road and decided to go in, and so glad we did. It’s impossible to describe, but adults and kids will be wowed. I’ve never seen anything like this in all my travels. Wish we’d had more time to linger....More

1  Thank Cathy B
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Decided to take my 11-year old goddaughter for a days outing for somewhere that would be different. It was different alright, but not necessarily what a precious pre-teen would chose as the best ever outing. Interesting, hippyish sculptures, lots of facts about recycling and the...More

Thank Raili C
Reviewed 30 August 2018

The Ewe Experience was recommended by Neil from No 35 restaurant in Kenmare and boy was he right when he said it was different. Different is not the word I'd use.... Magical, unreal, fascinating..... I could go on but I promise you won't be sorry.

1  Thank Mary W
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

We came across The Ewe Experience by accident.We were going to another aattraction near Glengarriff and we saw some signs advertising this attraction.It was an amazing experience and very different.I am finding it hard to explain this attraction.All I can say it’s one of the...More

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2 August 2018|
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Response from Ewesmile | Property representative |
No, but Guide dogs are welcome. Being a maze of narrow paths to enjoy slowly, The Ewe isn't a dog-walking garden at all & there are also cats. We love dogs, but inevitably some visitors are dog-phobic, so it makes for a more... More
Kevin A
16 June 2018|
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Response from Ewesmile | Property representative |
Hi Kevin The Ewe Experience follows a trail up the mountainside, so there are steps in the upper 3 gardens. The bottom garden is accessible with a buggy/pram, but all in all it's better to bring a baby carrier. If it helps... More
4 September 2017|
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Response from DublinEyespy | Reviewed this property |
It depends on how quickly you want to go through the gardens. There is lots to see and read. You could walk it quite quickly in thirty mins easily but you would miss all the treasures along the way. Take your time and enjoy... More