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Mount Congreve House and Gardens

Kilmeaden, Waterford, Ireland
+353 89 210 0260
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One of the world's top gardens

We found this place on TripAdvisor as we had never heard of it before. It is truly a hidden gem for... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2017
John M
Newry, United Kingdom
Beautiful place

This is a gem of a place. The house, the gardens, the coffee shop & the shop to buy plants... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
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“walled garden” (18 reviews)
“full bloom” (16 reviews)
“coffee shop” (24 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Kilmeaden, Waterford, Ireland
+353 89 210 0260
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Reviewed 23 October 2017

We found this place on TripAdvisor as we had never heard of it before. It is truly a hidden gem for any one remotely interested in gardening. The grounds have some amazing collections of various flowers and are well laid out in miles of paths....More

Thank John M
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

This is a gem of a place. The house, the gardens, the coffee shop & the shop to buy plants & potatoes. It's a great way to spend an afternoon and only a few kilometers from waterford city.

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Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Beautiful gardens and lovely for a picnic or refreshments in the coffee /tea room. It's on the cycle path between waterford and dungarvan but you can also drive here. They have several activities for families during the summer months.

Thank magsdfuff
Reviewed 29 September 2017

My friends and I came here during the summer. Mount Congreve is a beautiful park and is looked after well. The is a lot of parking. They sell shrubs at the entrance at a reasonable price. There is a tea-room/coffee shop, where you can get...More

Thank lydia1keating
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Lovely experience ... 4 colour coded routes to choose from each gives you an estimate of the time it takes to explore. Was so pretty in the walled garden so many varieties of flowers. You know it's stunning when you have an 8 and 3...More

Thank rustsan2012
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Beautiful Gardens waiting to be explored. we bring the kids there a couple of times a year and they are always happy to walk around the gardens. the colors are different every time you go there. An there are many opportunities for a photo.

Thank GavMurf
Reviewed 6 September 2017

I spent a really lovely afternoon in Mount Congreve. What beautiful gardens! They are huge and so well looked after. You can smell the gorgeous colourful and wonderful variety of flowers from every corner. There are lovely winding Dutch steps and a most interesting temple....More

Thank Katie C
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Spent a few hours strolling around the gardens,If you love gardens and nature this is heaven,the place is stunning, and so peaceful,food and coffee gorgeous too,and very friendly staff,I would highly recommend.

Thank Paddy C
Reviewed 5 September 2017

This is a real treat. The gardens are huge and well maintained in beautiful settings. The really refreshing thing is that Mount Congreve is not over commercialised despite its many awards. You can spend hours wandering the many paths and trails around the estate. A...More

Thank IrishWorldTraveller1
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Many looped walks around this 70 acre garden with a walled garden with apples at this time,Dutch steps a temple and a river walk to offer a variety of things to see. Can be approached from the Waterford Greenway. I'd like more signposts when leaving...More

Thank maire c
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Mary M
15 August 2017|
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Response from maczi | Reviewed this property |
I didn't, but I think that there are some picnic tables around, so bringing your own should be fine
5 January 2017|
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Response from zenith2 | Reviewed this property |
It is only open from March 24th to October every Thursday to Sunday.