We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Share
Review Highlights
Magical

Have waited a few years to visit this amazing garden after seeing Jimmy with Monty on Gardeners... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2018
Amoq
,
London, United Kingdom
Fabulous gardens

We went to Hunting Brook gardens specifically for Jimi Blakes ‘walk and talk’ open day and had a... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2018
T-SGlobetrotters
,
Preston, Lancashire
Read all 24 reviews
37
All photos (37)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“valley”(3 reviews)
“honesty”(2 reviews)
About
Contact
Lamb Hill | Tinode, Blessington, Ireland
Website
+353 87 285 6601
Call
Reviews (24)
Filter reviews
24 results
Traveller rating
18
5
1
0
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
18
5
1
0
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviews amazing garden valley honesty jimi wood privilege beds blakes plants nature colour june
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 24 reviews
Reviewed 17 September 2018

Have waited a few years to visit this amazing garden after seeing Jimmy with Monty on Gardeners world. We were not disappointed. A new delight at every turn. Loved the planting in the more formal beds but also loved the woodlands. The notebook and camera...More

Thank Amoq
Reviewed 11 September 2018

We went to Hunting Brook gardens specifically for Jimi Blakes ‘walk and talk’ open day and had a lovely time. Jimi is a charismatic and fun person with a tremendous love of plants and gardens. During the day, he gave two tours of his garden...More

Thank T-SGlobetrotters
Reviewed 13 August 2018

What a surprise, what an amazing garden. Jimi has such a relaxed approach to talking about his garden, its like watching an artist at work .... a must visit .... ended with some fabulous food.

Thank CassoC
Reviewed 9 August 2018

I had a wonderful morning at Hunting Brook yesterday and was completely blown away by the planting and Jimi's amazing selection of rare plants. Everywhere I looked was another complete and perfect picture. I have had the privilege of visiting Jimi's amazing garden over a...More

Thank Rachel D
Reviewed 7 August 2018

It is truly beautiful place. Flowers, nature, magical forest walk. I love it. I recommend to everyone who wants to go for a nice walk.

Thank Marcin O
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

We visited these gardens in 2017 and while stunning beds there wasn’t a large space and we saw it all in less than an hour. It was clear work was being done to develop a valley as part of the gardens. We met Jimmy himself...More

Thank Shireland13
Reviewed 2 July 2018

Visited hunting brook garden last week. Very easy to find as it's just outside blessington.It has a lovely garden surrounding the house with lots of colour and many rare plants. The wooded part of the garden was also lovely,but I was disappointed that more of...More

Thank Ann L
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

We had a very pleasant stroll through Hunting Brook Gardens today. Situated close to Blessington in County Wicklow this wonderful garden is only a short distance from Dublin. It is a tranquil and peaceful place and a lifetime of work seems to have gone into...More

Thank porterIreland
Reviewed 7 May 2018

Beautiful gardens, unusual plants, always something new to see and lovely walks. A hidden gem for garden enthusiasts and for anyone who enjoys easy walks in stunning environment. Make sure to say hello to friendly, laidback owner Jimmy Blake... he is a fountain of knowledge!

Thank ranisheilagh
Reviewed 2 May 2018

A fascinating garden, with sculptures mixed amongst the wide range of exotic species of plants. The walk into the valley is worth it - some good plants to see, but also the completely different feel of the atmosphere in the damp wood. A cold and...More

Thank JeffB64CPR
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 2 nearby hotels
Avon Ri Lakeshore
334 reviews
7.20 km away
Citywest Hotel
3,455 reviews
7.84 km away
Tower Hotel Dublin
6 reviews
9.93 km away
Little Acre
2 reviews
10.01 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 13 nearby restaurants
West Wicklow House
284 reviews
6.18 km away
An Poitin Stil
486 reviews
6.80 km away
Spice Village Indian Restaurant
109 reviews
6.15 km away
The Anvil Restaurant
348 reviews
7.39 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 14 nearby attractions
An Poitin Stil
72 reviews
6.84 km away
Celtic Rider
220 reviews
6.96 km away
Citywest Golf Course
35 reviews
7.74 km away
The Square
55 reviews
7.89 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Hunting Brook Gardens staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines