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Lafcadio Hearn Japanese Gardens

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The Lafcadio Hearn Japanese Gardens reflect the life and extensive wanderings of Patrick Lafcadio Hearn, who grew up in Ireland, and whose life journey embraced several parts of the world. The gardens pay homage to the fame he attained in Japan...more
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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Pond Road, Tramore, Ireland
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+353 87 096 0013
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed walk around the beautiful garden even our Teenagers join us in pouring rain walk was magical and so relaxing. Will definitely go again later in year to see gardens during another season. Thank you for your hard work and umbrella 😁

Thank adrianaurban
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Lafcadio Hearn Japanese Gardens ingeniously combine Irish, Greek, American and Japanese gardens to reflect the different stages of his life. The design is very imaginative and creative, and gives a good sense of how different cultures are reflected in their gardens. The attractions are...More

Thank John N
JCarey83, Public Relations Manager at Lafcadio Hearn Japanese Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave such a lovely review of the gardens, yes we do agree adults and children really enjoy the gardens, there is so much for everyone to do. The Azumaya should be open next month and we look forward...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had family over from Wales and just wandered down from home to show them what we have on our doorstep. They thought the layout and gardens were just stunning. This was my 3rd visit and it's developed into something beautiful and more is still being...More

Thank Wendy T
JCarey83, Public Relations Manager at Lafcadio Hearn Japanese Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Wendy for leaving such a lovely review and for taking the time to do it, we are delighted your family enjoyed their visit and we do agree it is a very tranquil place and a beautiful space to reflect and take time out...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a gorgeous little hidden treasure in Tramore. So peaceful, calming and restorative and I loved the history too. Can’t wait to back at Christmas to see it with all the festive lights.

Thank Trish H
JCarey83, Public Relations Manager at Lafcadio Hearn Japanese Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Trish for leaving a review it is very much appreciated. We look forward to seeing you at Christmas!!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth a couple of hours strolling around,and even have a picnic here.beautiful plants and ponds,a haven of peace,with many books and crannies to explore.definitely somewhere to see when in Tramore.

Thank Wolfie2010
Reviewed 9 August 2018

This is a hidden gem in Tramore but once I started looking for it I found a number of helpful and strategically placed signposts throughout the town. What is most striking is that this is a community project where a number of people took responsibility...More

Thank John L
JCarey83, Public Relations Manager at Lafcadio Hearn Japanese Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2018

Thank you John for taking the time to write such a comprehensive review of our garden, we are delighted you enjoyed the experience and the story of the garden. It is a beautiful space and it is true we would not be able to support...More

Reviewed 6 August 2018

This garden commemorates Patrick Lafcadia Hearn who spent much of his life in Japan though the garden features plantings from several parts of the world associated with Hearn including Greece and the USA as well in the Japanese style. There are numerous information boards with...More

Thank RichieD57
JCarey83, Public Relations Manager at Lafcadio Hearn Japanese Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2018

Thank you for taking the time to post such a lovely review, we are glad you enjoyed your visit and that you were able to take time to read the boards, the self-guided tour can be very informative.

Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

This started as a community project to restore an old garden and has been a huge success, with beautiful benches to relax in beautiful surroundings and listening to the trickling stream! Very positive, enthusiastic staff!

Thank Techymedium
JCarey83, Public Relations Manager at Lafcadio Hearn Japanese Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review the garden, we are delighted you enjoyed your visit, we hope to see you again.

Reviewed 25 July 2018

went to japanese gardens after seeing a feature on rte some while back all i can say is if you have only a slight interest in gardening you have to see this place it is simply put stunning and the story of lafcadio hearn is...More

Thank denisandniamh
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

There is lots to take in & see. Lovely laid out in sections. Enjoyed the garden & got some inspiration for my own.

Thank CaroBu
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Walk down town and it is up behind Majestic Hotel.
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