Delta Sensory Gardens

Delta Sensory Gardens, Carlow: Address, Phone Number, Delta Sensory Gardens Reviews: 4.5/5

Delta Sensory Gardens
4.5
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Sarah K
Dublin, Ireland34 contributions
What a gem
Jun 2021 • Couples
I was planning a visit to Carlow. I googled ‘things to see in Carlow’ and the delta sensory gardens cropped up. What a gem! I was blown away how wonderful this place was. €6 in is definitely worth it. Whoever designed this place is a genius. Its very tranquil and peaceful. Its self-guided using the map provided in the brochure. Every place on the map is unique, and has a different sense of beauty and peace. I would highly recommend it for a peaceful day out. It’s a great place to bring children with autism. The coffee shop sell lovely homemade cakes and it’s a nice way to finish off the day. I will definitely recommend this place to family and friends.
Written 18 June 2021
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ronans
Enniscorthy, Ireland141 contributions
Pretty Garden
Jun 2021 • Friends
Very pretty garden. A lot of work and care gone into it. Different areas were nice. It was a beautiful sunny day and there were lots of picnic areas.

On the negative side it is very hard to find. It is right at the back of an industrial estate the turn off for which is immediately before a roundabout. There was a sign but it was very hard to see.
Entrance fee of 6 euro per person was far too much and I expected it to be bigger
Written 13 June 2021
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Andrew C
Dublin, Ireland32 contributions
Peaceful if not quiet
Jun 2021
The gardens were not on my sat nav, so I set the destination for Strawhall Estate, the industrial estate, and followed the plentiful signage through the estate to the car park for the gardens.
The overall area is not huge - no long distances to walk - but a lot is packed in. There are over a dozen little gardens, each with a theme and lots of water features. It would have been a perfect place to sit on one of the many seats and read for a while, but many of the visitors were families with energetic and noisy children.
There is a cafe and toilets at the start/end of your stroll through the gardens.
Written 8 June 2021
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Catherine O'Grady
5 contributions
A hidden gem in Carlow!
May 2021 • Family
Had a really lovely time today in Delta Sensory Garden. It is a gem of an attraction hidden away in an industrial part of Carlow. The staff on arrival were very pleasant. We spent an hour wandering around the 16 or so different themed gardens. Beautiful fountains, sculptures, water features and plant life are a key feature and there is so much to catch your eye. The venue is very accessible and suitable for all ages. We brought our own picnic and availed of the on site picnic tables. There is a lovely cafe for take-away items. It only cost €12 for our family of 5. It is not a huge area to cover but some much is packed into a small area. We spent a very pleasant hour and a half there but you could stay there for much longer if you liked. Next time I will bring a book and stay a while longer. Would highly recommend.
Written 29 May 2021
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Roddy A
Shankill, Ireland177 contributions
Outstanding gardens
Sep 2020
A beautiful and peaceful experience to wander the different gardens and contemplate life, the universe and Covid !
Written 17 September 2020
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CristalDublin
Dublin, Ireland41 contributions
Nice little walk around
Sep 2020 • Family
Small gardens nice few thinks there to see little waterfall is cool 😎 there's also a cafe and few picnic tables outside so can have your food outside
Written 14 September 2020
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Thanks for taking the time to let us know how much you enjoyed your visit to the gardens. The cafe has been exceptionally busy since it reopened with lots of our visitors enjoying the alfresco dining.
Written 15 September 2020
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Sharon l
Dublin, Ireland48 contributions
A little gem
Sep 2020 • Couples
Having read the reviews we thought we'd take a visit. We were a bit confused heading through an industrial park. But the gardens were superb, much bigger than we expected. They were very welcoming and tranquil place. Beautiful fountains, little rest areas, flowers, statues, Waterfall and little rivers. Staff were lovely and it had a little cafe, which we didn't use. Definitely worth a visit at 6 euro each.
Written 6 September 2020
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Bittared
Dublin, Ireland15 contributions
Delightful variety of gardens to while away a few hours
Aug 2020 • Couples
These gardens were a real find in Carlow - you would never just ‘happen upon them’ but they are well worth following the directions for a visit. Sensory means lovely experiences for the eyes (various sub-gardens), ears (water falling and trickling), nose (scent of plants of various types), touch (variety of surface materials) and of course you can dally over something to taste. Delightful if you go on a nice day. Entry fees go to a charity.
Written 31 August 2020
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Paul F
Dublin, Ireland25 contributions
An oasis
Aug 2020
This is such an unexpected place. The approach is drab but the gardens are simply gorgeous. There are some 15/16 gardens - some of them are exquisite. It is an escape with places to sit down and enjoy.
Written 30 August 2020
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Thank you so much for taking the time to tell us about your recent visit to the gardens. It's always encouraging to hear from our visitors.
Written 6 September 2020
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ciara1982
Dublin, Ireland13 contributions
Visit here!!
Aug 2020 • Family
This is a brilliant place to visit. So calming and peaceful. For maximum experience go first thing in the morning
Written 28 August 2020
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Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your experience in the gardens. My favourite time in the gardens is also early in the morning.
Written 30 August 2020
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