Vandeleur Walled Garden
10:00 - 17:00
Monday
10:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 17:00
Thursday
10:00 - 17:00
Friday
10:00 - 17:00
Saturday
10:00 - 17:00
Sunday
10:00 - 17:00
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The Vandeleur Walled Garden is one of county Clare’s most beautiful botanical tributes to Ireland’s rich, natural history. Set amongst 170 hectares of native woodland – this hidden gem is nestled in the heart of Kilrush Wood, just 2 kilometers from the centre of Kilrush, County Clare, Ireland. Whether you’re a keen gardener, a visitor to our shores, a lover of natural beauty or simply looking for an outing with a difference – we’d love to share our secret with you…
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Jim H
Western Ireland, Ireland64 contributions
Oct 2022
Great visit for a morning subject to weather - there is also a fantastic woodland walk through the area around the gardens so don't miss out on half the experience and bring your walking boots! Quaint little coffee shop with a lovely garden centre if you are looking for a few new and unusual plants to take home with you.
Written 7 November 2022
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Viv O
Nenagh, Ireland178 contributions
Sep 2022 • Friends
Really lovely walled gardens. Well laid out and lots to see and experience. Paths suitable for everyone which is excellent.
Lots of plants to see.
The cafe and plant sales area well laid out.
Really super place for a visit.
Written 12 September 2022
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MWSCK
Galway, Ireland25 contributions
Aug 2022
Absolutely beautiful walled garden . We wanted to know the name of a tree and the maintenance guy went to get the manager of the place.
The manager, a very friendly Hungarian man whose name unfortunately I have forgotten, came out and told us. But not only that, he went out of his way to tell us all about the history of the Vandeleur Demesne, the house, now burned down and the garden. We had a very pleasant and unexpected half hour with him. Thank you very much.
The coffee shop is also very cosy, with friendly staff.
I can fully recommend the Vandeleur walled garden.
Written 26 August 2022
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cantona_deux
San Francisco51 contributions
Aug 2022 • Family
Went for the breakfast which was super, lovely staff and surroundings ! Great value, leisurely walk and plenty of options around the wooded area.
Written 13 August 2022
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DebMc1998
Dublin, Ireland18 contributions
Jun 2022 • Couples
This is a jewel of a find, absolutely beautiful. The gardens are so well maintained and every plant and flower were so healthy. Easy access to the gardens and walking trails in the forests beyond make it an excellent place to visit for all. We were lucky on the day, the weather was beautiful. The forest walks are stunning. There is a garden center if you want to purchase some of the plants and a lovely little coffee shop and bistro with indoor and outdoor seating. Well worth a visit.
Written 1 July 2022
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Pat O
Cork, Ireland41 contributions
Jun 2022
Stopped in for a coffee & a visit to the walled garden. Enjoyed ourselves & staff very nice - would recommend
Written 29 June 2022
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machinmad
Yaxley, UK2,223 contributions
Jun 2022 • Couples
This walled garden is well kept and has an array of plants around its boarders. There are two small mazes (is that the plural for maze?!) to enjoy too. Many of the plants found there are for sale in the courtyard. There’s also a small tea shop which is inexpensive. The garden entry is even cheaper … it’s free!
Written 8 June 2022
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CTSB
Kildare39 contributions
May 2022
We visited last Saturday on our way home after our stay in Kilrush. What an absolute gem. The gardens are so beautiful. We had coffee and then ended up staying so long in the relaxed atmosphere that we had lunch too. I would highly recommend a visit because it is a very special place. The staff were so lovely too. Tables were cleaned promptly and you could see that it was very well run. Well done everyone at Vandeleur Walled Gardens, you are doing a phenomenal job!
Written 26 May 2022
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Sharon T
10 contributions
May 2022
Lovely well kept gardens and great woodland walk. We absolutely loved the coffee shop, great coffee/tea and homemade cakes and scones. Staff were really good too.
Written 8 May 2022
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Tony M
Limerick, Ireland14 contributions
Aug 2021 • Couples
Such a peaceful and stunning visual experience. Being able to purchase some of these masterpieces of nature is also wonderful
Written 28 August 2021
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  • Sun - Sat 10:00 - 17:00