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.

Colclough Walled Garden

Tintern Abbey, Saltmills, Ireland
+353 83 306 4159
Website
Share
Save
Review Highlights
Wonderful garden

Even though it's autumn, this is a fantastic place. Peaceful, tranquil, lovingly restored aiming to... read more

Reviewed 3 November 2017
JGClyne
,
Mumbles, United Kingdom
via mobile
Restored old garden

Restored to its original plantings flowers and foods. I talked to one of the gardeners he was... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2017
pshute1
,
Suffern, New York
Read all 8 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good25%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“tintern abbey” (3 reviews)
“planting” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
Tintern Abbey, Saltmills, Ireland
CONTACT
Website
+353 83 306 4159
Write a ReviewReviews (8)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
All reviews
"stream running"
in 2 reviews
"tintern abbey"
in 3 reviews
"planting"
in 2 reviews
"restoration"
in 2 reviews
"lovingly"
in 2 reviews
"restored"
in 4 reviews
Filter
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

Even though it's autumn, this is a fantastic place. Peaceful, tranquil, lovingly restored aiming to follow the original pattern as closely as possible. In a world of fast food, fast information, fast lives and man's downhill spiral to ruin the environment this is a small...More

1  Thank JGClyne
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 19 September 2017

Restored to its original plantings flowers and foods. I talked to one of the gardeners he was tending 4 kinds of rhubarb. It has the purported oldest pear tree in Europe. The pears aren't very good though I was told. The walk through the woods...More

Thank pshute1
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

Beautiful spot lovingly restored with produce to purchase. . . . A little haven of tranquility which we love to visit.

Thank Squidegy
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
Reviewed 10 July 2017

This garden is next to Tintern Abbey. It is beautiful and just the place to wander at any time of year. I noticed that some people would not pay the money to enter and this is such a pity as it is very cheap to...More

Thank estateagentkildare
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Originally the restoration was started by volunteers but now this two acre walled garden is supported under state funded schemes. Beautiful gardens with a stream running through the middle, with formal beds and the small greenhouse looks to be nearly complete. There is a small...More

Thank IT-nerd-on-the-road
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

I visited colcough garden via a walk from tintern abbey with 2 toddlers and a 3 year old. Felt like a real secret garden when we saw it. Cost 5 euro to enter. Fabulous garden with stream running through the middle, hard to believe it...More

Thank Louise K
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We knoew absolutely nothing about the Colcough walled garden until we found ourselves at Tintern Abbey and followed to signs along the short walk up to the gardens. Massive profusion of wild garlic in the woodlands before getting to the garden. And what a garden....More

Thank Maurice O
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 18 January 2017

A historic walled garden that has been in a process of restoration for the last 6/7 years. The detective work to establish the original planting has been outstanding. Already there is much maturity to the newer planting. Well worth a visit, particularly if visiting Tintern...More

Thank Tom C
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all Saltmills Hotels
Dunbrody Country House Hotel
726 reviews
3.95 km away
Faithlegg House Hotel & Golf Resort
1,557 reviews
4.91 km away
Rhu Glenn Hotel
249 reviews
7.11 km away
Waterford Castle Hotel & Golf Resort
1,392 reviews
7.32 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Local Pub Dunbrody
106 reviews
3.59 km away
Luffany Restaurant
12 reviews
7.07 km away
Aldridge Lodge
248 reviews
7.22 km away
The Harvest Room at Dunbrody
13 reviews
3.59 km away
Nearby Attractions
Dunbrody Abbey
72 reviews
.87 km away
Passage East Car Ferry
34 reviews
3.37 km away
The Estuary Spa
70 reviews
4.69 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Colclough Walled Garden staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit