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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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Lots to explore at this park

The Arboretum has paved paths through beautiful grounds. Wide variety of trees and shrubs, easy... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Madeline0403
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Detroit, Michigan
Lovely surroudings

We very much enjoyed our visit but you need decent weather a heavy shower sent us scurrying for... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Elizabeth L
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Caerwys, United Kingdom
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Co. Wexford | 52. 322199, -6. 931655, Ireland
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Reviewed 5 days ago

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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent a lovely couple of hours wandering around this arboretum, lots of trees, obviously, and some great specimens to see. Easy walking around well kept, all weather paths with no big hills so suitable for those with lower levels of mobility. Sadly we didn't see...More

Thank VickyN73
Reviewed 12 August 2017

What a wonderfully beautiful and well preserved place this is. The grounds are extensive and beautifully kept. I took our 2 daughters for a ride on the horse-drawn cart which takes the circular road around the park. Our knowledgeable driver pointed out all the different...More

Thank Josephine W
Reviewed 9 August 2017

The Arboretum was established by The Irish Government as a tribute to JFK - it is very near to his family homestead - it may no longer have the immediate impact that it had but it is still a magical place well worth exploring. Arrived...More

Thank Famrave
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Loved going here with the family over the years, unfortunately it's gone to the dogs since I was last here in 2007 signage broke and short staffed shop is a total rip off. Lost its appeal along time ago won't be returning.

Thank bigeddie2016
Reviewed 21 July 2017

We visited JFK arboretum on a beautiful summers day and it far exceeded our expectations. The grounds are perfectly kept, we really enjoyed strolling around taking in all the sights and sounds. Lovely picnic areas and a little coffee shop there too, as well as...More

Thank Cat81w
Reviewed 17 July 2017

This place is huge! If you like walking this is your place, if you have small children bring pushchair, there are areas for it. You can have picnic, there is a playground, coffee shop, museum, you can bring your dog too. The lake wasn't that...More

Thank ldsmari
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

This is a beautiful place with lovely walks and views, a great spot for all ages, there is a cafe on site and is a great spot for a picnic, there is plants of parking aswell.

Thank Suzanne M
Reviewed 12 July 2017

The park is an arboretum which was opened to commentate John F. Kennedy's visit to Ireland. Located on the Slieve Coillte mountain it is large and impressive. On a sunny day or on a crisp frosty morning walking along the lakeside or down the eucalyptus...More

Thank Yastub
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