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Lovely gardens

Gardens are beautiful, a lot of different areas to explore and a nice way to spend An afternoon... read more

Reviewed August 21, 2017
Navigator536104
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An interesting and unusual garden

This garden is unusual as there are features that you won't find in many other gardens. I imagine... read more

Reviewed September 17, 2016
Vincent1609
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Dublin, Ireland
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Originally started in 1947 these gardens host a wide selection of rare and tender trees and shrubs. With over 130 different species the garden is a delight to both the keen amateur and the more serious horticulturist. Presently Kilmokea Gardens...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Great Island, Campile, Ireland
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+353 86 664 1946
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is only a garden review we did not stay there. About 20 mins drive from New Ross. 7 acres of deceptively wild garden curated with dense trees and unusual plants for this climate, potager, herb gardens. Strategically placed cute furniture to appeal to kids...More

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Emma H, Owner at Kilmokea Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Delighted you enjoyed your time at kilmokea

Reviewed July 23, 2018 via mobile

There’s something for everyone in the beautiful gardens from majestic planting to fairies, a dragon and even a viking ship!More

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Kilmokea, Owner at Kilmokea Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded July 25, 2018

so delighted that you enjoyed your visit. You are so right, there is something for everyone. That has been our aim over the past three years with our developing plan. Our latest inititive 'The Digital Story Boards' placed around the garden, enable visitors to view...More

Reviewed June 29, 2018

We started with lunch, good paninis with a fresh salad served to us in the garden. The gardens cover a range of types: formal near the house, a large vegetable garden set within box hedges and a wild garden divided up into different areas such...More

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Emma H, Owner at Kilmokea Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded June 30, 2018

We have created 7 story boards around the gardens to assist visitors with information about the plants trees and history. These each have qr code on them leading visitors directly to a short video which is informative and interesting. These have been especially created to...More

Reviewed August 25, 2017 via mobile

This is a great spot, on a good day for families with young children. So much for them to see and explore and fire up their imagination.

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Kilmokea, Owner at Kilmokea Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded August 27, 2017

delighted you all enjoyed your visit to Kilmokea

Reviewed August 21, 2017 via mobile

Gardens are beautiful, a lot of different areas to explore and a nice way to spend An afternoon. Nice fairy gardens, pirate ship and more . There's a tea room but no picnic area evident. Lack of interaction from staff, there was no information given...More

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Kilmokea, Owner at Kilmokea Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded August 24, 2017

Delighted you enjoyed Kilmokea Gardens. Thank you for your comments regarding interaction, we strive to inform our guests about the Gardens & History of Kilmokea. Mark & I have trained all our staff very well on customer service and how important it is to spend...More

Reviewed August 15, 2017

Visited on Monday morning, with my wife and 3yo son. We followed around the "fairy walk" discovering the different stop-off points like the Norman castle, old west wagon etc, my son had a great time discovering each different point. The gardens themselves are beautiful and...More

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Kilmokea, Owner at Kilmokea Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded August 16, 2017

thank you for your review. We are delighted that the whole family enjoyed kilmokea Gardens, their peace and beauty and wooden interests for the younger members.

Reviewed June 29, 2017

Lovely tranquil gardens, with a bit of fun for children, a joy. There are woodland bits, herbaceousborders, a vegetable garden, including a pollytunnel. On mondays the gardener offers a conducted tour to guests, which l gather is very interesting, although l have no first hand...More

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Mark H, Owner at Kilmokea Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded June 30, 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write about Kilmokea, Pam. We're continuously developing the gardens so everyone of all ages can enjoy them. It's really uplifting to get your positive comments and we hope you'll visit us again soon. We're hosting a theatrical production...More

Reviewed May 4, 2017

We toured the gardens on a beautiful sunny morning, it is exceptionally well laid out, with a lot of areas of interest to both children and those who are young at heart! I would be amazed if there wasnt something to catch your eye and...More

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Reviewed November 14, 2016

The main garden is very well laid out and very much liked the fairy garden Would be great for children

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Reviewed September 17, 2016

This garden is unusual as there are features that you won't find in many other gardens. I imagine children would love it because of the fairy theme in parts of the garden. This is not a formal garden as you would normally expect but more...More

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