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Mount Usher Gardens

Ashford, Ireland
+353 404 40116
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Always a pleasant outing

Have visited here several times and recently went on a sunny Friday afternoon. Car park Is quite... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Dub0202
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Dublin, Ireland
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lovely gardens

our ARA Group enjoyed a visit to Mt Usher on Tuesday, due to so much bad weather it was a bit wet... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Ann R
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Wexford, Wexford, Ireland
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Ashford, Ireland
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+353 404 40116
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"avoca cafe"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have visited here several times and recently went on a sunny Friday afternoon. Car park Is quite small so go early at weekends etc. Staff at ticket office are always really pleasant and helpful. There is a little gift shop with some lovely bits and...More

Thank Dub0202
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

our ARA Group enjoyed a visit to Mt Usher on Tuesday, due to so much bad weather it was a bit wet underfoot, but think a fab place to visit once all in full colour. Staff very helpful and friendly. all our group enjoyed their...More

Thank Ann R
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Reviewed April 17, 2018

Wonderful tree garden established 100 years ago. Free Guide book gives full information on all the trees, everything you need to enjoy your vists. A lot of the paths would allow access for a wheelchair. There are a number of small craft shops and an...More

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Reviewed April 6, 2018 via mobile

These are lovely gardens with a nice Avoca cafe just before the entrance. There is a tree trail in the gardens which is well organised with a leaflet giving information on each of the numbered trees. As an added bonus we saw lots of lovely...More

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Reviewed April 2, 2018 via mobile

Loved the gardens with all the different species of trees and plants. Easily navigated with great bird life within gardens.

Thank Oliver B
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Reviewed March 30, 2018

A very enjoyable few hours in this beautiful, and interesting, garden. Well worth a visit. Also has restaurant facilities and coffee shop

Thank WilliamCar
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Reviewed March 28, 2018 via mobile

Great place to visit. There are a few shops and a great cafe just at the entrance to the garden. The garden has nice paths suitable for bringing a single buggy or wheelchair most of the way. We managed fine with our rather large buggy....More

Thank Sirika
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Reviewed March 25, 2018 via mobile

When you leave the car park and shops behind and enter the door into the garden it’s like you almost enter a different planet. It’s so peaceful and calming. The gardens are laid out in a very informal way with a lovely river flowing through...More

Thank DublinWelcomesAll
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Reviewed January 28, 2018

January is not the best time of year to visit (that has to be May, with the azaleas and rhododendrons), but there was still a lot to look at, including flowering shrubs - Daphnes? The trees are also exceptional

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Reviewed January 22, 2018

We visited on a Sunday in august, it's extremely popular with coffee shop serving lunch.it's a great spot for a stroll on a Sunday with the kids.

1  Thank Paul Patrick S
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Jackie F
September 7, 2017|
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Response from thepointmisser | Reviewed this property |
Not specifically sure, but Avoca are fairly renowned for good quality food, so should be able to offer something...
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Judy S
May 17, 2017|
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Response from Dagmar H | Reviewed this property |
I believe kids can enjoy themselves a lot in the garden, it is sort of wild, so they can run around without worrying about stepping somewhere that would not be so suitable.....
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eveandrews
May 5, 2017|
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Response from DJCass | Reviewed this property |
Hi Eve. Got this reply back from Mount Usher Gardens... "I think the tree you are asking about is an ornamental apple, Malus floribunda ‘Golden Hornet’ with a rambling rose, Rosa ‘Pauls Himalayan Musk’ growing through it... More
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