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John F. Kennedy Arboretum

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Co. Wexford | 52. 322199, -6. 931655, Ireland
+353 51 388 171
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beauty

What a warm welcome and very friendly staff at the entrance and in the tea room. The garden is... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
RitaJohanna
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Rheinfelden, Switzerland
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Visited on a rainy day

Unfortunately we visited the park on a day of heavy rain so we were not able to see many of the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
John A
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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Co. Wexford | 52. 322199, -6. 931655, Ireland
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+353 51 388 171
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"trees and shrubs"
in 6 reviews
"well worth a visit"
in 13 reviews
"picnic area"
in 8 reviews
"lovely park"
in 3 reviews
"sunny day"
in 6 reviews
"miniature train"
in 2 reviews
"pony and trap"
in 2 reviews
"irish government"
in 2 reviews
"fresh air"
in 4 reviews
"peaceful place"
in 3 reviews
"could spend hours"
in 2 reviews
"audio visual presentation"
in 2 reviews
"three hours"
in 2 reviews
"nice coffee shop"
in 2 reviews
"all ages"
in 5 reviews
"beautiful grounds"
in 3 reviews
"green area"
in 2 reviews
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

What a warm welcome and very friendly staff at the entrance and in the tea room. The garden is incredible beautiful! Wonderful colors and lots of different trees and flowers, beautiful walks, listening to the birds and watching rabbits! It’s just great to be in...More

Thank RitaJohanna
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Unfortunately we visited the park on a day of heavy rain so we were not able to see many of the delights of this famous park. As a volunteer in a National Trust property in Northern Ireland I was interested to visit but had to...More

Thank John A
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Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

I visit here constantly. It so beautiful and changes every month. Park for kids, toilet facilities and good tarmac paths. Coffee shop in summer serves excellent scones.

Thank Gemma L
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Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

The JFK Arboretum is well worth a visit for a walk. The park is very scenic and there is a lot of space for a long walk. It is family friendly and there is a nice play park for kids.

Thank Helen M
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Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

Very poorly maintained. Cafe was closed. Visitor centre was closed. Really glad we didn't pay any entrance costs as we left within 30 mins

Thank Cathy C
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Reviewed 26 December 2017

I went for a walk in the arboretum on a weekday morning during the late summer. It was very quiet, with plenty of plants, shrubs, and trees to admire.

Thank Thomas D
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Reviewed 4 October 2017

Return visit after nearly 50 years! And well worth a visit. The Arboretum has matured into a wonderful parkland filled with mature trees planted in groups that are botanically related and aesthetically pleasing. There is a small cafe, clean loos, a playground and friendly staff....More

Thank Melissa O
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Reviewed 28 September 2017

A very nice place to take few hours out & have a stroll.There are many beautiful specimens of trees & plants & a great area for walking. It's very well maintained too. There's also access to the summit across of Slieve Colilte where there are...More

Thank C_and_H_11
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Reviewed 16 September 2017

The Arboretum has paved paths through beautiful grounds. Wide variety of trees and shrubs, easy walking--just plain beautiful. The museum was very interesting, too.

Thank Madeline0403
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

We very much enjoyed our visit but you need decent weather a heavy shower sent us scurrying for cover, but there are some shelters. The exhibition, although small was very well done. Our only criticism is that the signing to follow the routes around was...More

Thank Elizabeth L
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orla1211
24 February 2018|
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Response from Melissa O | Reviewed this property |
Yes I believe dogs are welcome in the park but probably need to be on a lead.
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Mary K
12 June 2016|
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Response from Melissa O | Reviewed this property |
Sorry to not answer before but the cafe was very limited in its menu. I don’t think it’s particularly worth visiting.
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