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Attended Loughcrew gardens for a wedding. Beautiful setting and surroundings. The wedding ceremony... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2018
Dublin, Ireland
via mobile
Loved the Flowers

This was not your typical garden with extensive flower displays On display were mostly hedges and... read more

Reviewed 17 July 2018
Tom H
Santa Cruz, California
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Oldcastle Road, Oldcastle, Ireland
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 7 September 2008

These beautiful gardens lie just outside the town of Oldcastle, co. Meath (sign-posted off the R154 from Kells). Very family friendly, our children were particularly enthusiastic to complete the quiz which took them all over the garden hunting for insects hidden in the trees, plus...More

4  Thank Sarnia G
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 15 May 2016

It is good to see that this place gets pretty bad reviews here as when we complained about this place to a member of staff, they sad that we were the first to ever say anything bad! This place is an absolute rip off. There...More

6  Thank Carmo V
LoughcrewFM, General Manager at Loughcrew Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 26 May 2016

Hi, Thank you for your review, while we obviously do not like to have bad reviews, we appreciate feedback good or bad so that we can improve our offering. I am really sorry to hear that you had a bad experience here in Loughcrew and...More

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Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

Attended Loughcrew gardens for a wedding. Beautiful setting and surroundings. The wedding ceremony was held in an old chapel ruins, beautiful set up if not a little chilly for October! The wedding event was held in a courtyard building, the dinner venue and the bar...More

Thank DavidL120584
Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

My family have revisited the gardens numerous times, especially the fairies, playing hide and seek... A lovely place to enjoy your food and relax

Thank Marian P
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

This is by far the biggest let down I have encountered whilst visiting Irish tourist attractions. The price of €20 that we were charged for 2 adults and two children under 3 was nothing short of exortionate. We walked around what was essentially a large...More

1  Thank colmb273
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

This place is in no way suitable for children. Myself, my partner and our two young children (6 and 2) paid €20 to walk around a kip. St. Oliver plunketts Church was such a let down, it was dangerous for kids and the graveyard around...More

1  Thank Aaron F
Reviewed 3 September 2018

Had an hour to spare so took a walk around these quirky gardens. Lovely sunshine, lovely views and a nice walk. Coffee shop was good too!

Thank Christine R
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

We had an amazing time here. My children are 4 and 5. We went with their grandmother also. The fairytrail was really brilliant. It kept our kids engaged the whole time and it was quite magical. There was a booklet we had to fill in...More

Thank KenMacLiverpool
Reviewed 17 July 2018

This was not your typical garden with extensive flower displays On display were mostly hedges and lawns with one long tall wall with flowers. It said that the wall provided the protection and heat to help the flowers in the cold rainy climate and sometimes...More

2  Thank Tom H
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

We were here a few years ago but we found everything greatly improved. The fairy trail was amazing. The grandchildren loved it and we adults enjoyed it to. Whoever came up with the booklet to put the answers in is to be congratulated as we...More

Thank lizzie4916
Reviewed 4 April 2018

Food range is very limited and the quiche was not really puff pastry but like rubber dough. Drinks arrived after we got the food. They had sandwiches, ciabatta, quiche, one soup and a few sweet treats. The location is lovely. Quality of food and variety...More

Thank Caroline_0815
Reviewed 7 November 2017

We enjoyed a wonderful afternoon in Loughcrew Gardens. The weather wasn't super but the gardens are spectacular and the staff were lovely to deal with. The guided walk and treasure hunt for the children was great fun. We had lunch in the restaurant which despite...More

Thank Neasa H
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