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Beautiful gardens and lovely place for lunch

Enjoyed an autumn walk in mount usher gardens and a lovely lunch in Avocado cafe. Such a nice way... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Dublin, Ireland
Most delightful garden around Dublin

I have seen this garden in spring, summer and fall and there's always something new and beautiful... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Ashford, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Enjoyed an autumn walk in mount usher gardens and a lovely lunch in Avocado cafe. Such a nice way to spend a day outdoors. A very special place.

Thank amfminder
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have seen this garden in spring, summer and fall and there's always something new and beautiful in the way the trees and gardens look. And Avoca Cafe is just beside it, for whoever wants a little treat too. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank Naruto999
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

22 Acres off beauty. It was amazing to go around and see such splendour you could spend hours in this garden will definitely be back

Thank saphaireblue
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lunch at the Avoca run Restaurant ia always good,there is not a great selection of food but it is all good,I have eaten there occasionely for 8 rears I have had no bad food hey.I also go to the outdoor area for a coffee and...More

Thank deasy2005
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Along a small river stretches this lovely garden, a transport of delight. A mature selection of trees, shrubs and plants with many lovely views. Benches are placed at regular intervals. I visited on a beautiful day. Next time I get around here I'll visit again!

Thank dlwdlw
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

While at the gardens go to Avoca for breakfast or lunch. I have been to the shops but never to the gardens until this visit and they were beautiful. Well maintained and unique trees from around the world. Take the brochure / guide and read...More

Thank Love2Travel59
Reviewed 11 September 2018

Although the website leads with a picture of a colourful herbaceous border, the gardens main highlight is a wonderful arboretum with a forest and river trail along the River Vartry featuring 88 specimen trees, many of which are very rare and unusual. Some of the...More

1  Thank T-SGlobetrotters
Reviewed 10 September 2018

This was a first time visit to these gardens and it was a lovely walking through these magnificent gardens, so relaxing and beautiful. After this we retreated to the Avoca café for lunch, and did not expect the high quality of food presented to us....More

1  Thank lwilson122
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

We’ve such good memories of here from visits years ago. On our return we were not disappointed. Gorgeous walk, great literature that makes your dander so easy. Al helped by glorious sunshine. We’re already planning our return.

Thank Squidegy
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Whilst less impressive (and less well known) than Powerscourt, this garden took us by surprise as it is very well maintained with nice scenery along the river. Many flowers and trees and all well presented. A very nice 1-hour walk through this garden (park) and...More

1  Thank zitavskeho
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24 August 2018|
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Response from in428 | Reviewed this property |
sorry late getting back. Was on holiday! At least half an hour but longer depending how keen you are on gardens and arboratums etc.(not including visit to cafe etc.) My husband and I took well over an hour but we're keen... More
14 August 2018|
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Response from Sirika | Reviewed this property |
We were visiting with our toddler and had the buggy with us in the garden. Some steps but I think it always was an option to take a different path without steps.
Mary C
8 July 2018|
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Response from jhmpeel | Reviewed this property |
Hi Mary. The question has already been answered, but yes, there is a charge. I would also recommend the cafe - nice atmosphere