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Ballymaloe Gardens

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One Of The Best Kept Gardens In Cork

Visited Ballymaloe Gardens while I was in the area. There is a nice cafe where one can get fresh... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2018
Steve Y
Silver Spring, Maryland
Great gardens

Went with dad and partner. Lovely day. Interesting gardens, lots of features with a shell grotto... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2018
Teignmouth, United Kingdom
via mobile
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  • Average8%
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Reviewed 10 August 2018

Visited Ballymaloe Gardens while I was in the area. There is a nice cafe where one can get fresh and organic products which are grown on the farm! There are several orchards as well. What I also found enjoyable was exploring the area where there...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Steve Y
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

Went with dad and partner. Lovely day. Interesting gardens, lots of features with a shell grotto. Cafe and shop too.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank whirlnutwhip
Reviewed 17 July 2018

This looks like a tiny store, but it goes on and on, filled with clothing, condiments, cookbooks, cooking implements, toys, everything unique and of fine quality. The staff is friendly, but nonobtrusive. If you are lucky, you will get a wagging tail greeting from Alfie.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Suzanne C
Reviewed 1 June 2018

Immerse yourself in the ultimate nature environment. The horticulture is of international renown, and deservedly so.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank joe-d
Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

I've already posted on staying at The Tower at Ballymaloe House, which I recommend. The gardens are a calming, soothing soul-refreshing, all natural break from the driven world. Our walks through the soft forest led us by the senses of wild garlic, cowslips and daisies...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank jm2r
Reviewed 2 May 2018

The store is well-stocked with kitchen gadgets, woolens, and sundries. The staff is quite helpful in giving advice and locating stock. We love to walk through the gardens as well as take the walk in the back around the pond. Peaceful, quiet, and relaxed! The...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Paul D
Reviewed 1 December 2017

Here's a three-bay shop (or four if you include the tea shop at the rear) that's a part of the Ballymaloe House property.. Great selection of locally produced jams and food items as well as locally made wearables (sweaters, etc.). Nice collection of cookware (a...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank skipmays
Reviewed 30 November 2017

Worth a visit if you are in the area. Lovely stock in the shop and opportunity for lunch in the restaurant.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Aoife M
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

Well worth a visit. The shop is gorgeous I picked up sone beautiful gifts. We also ate in the Cage restaurant.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank AilCass
Reviewed 31 October 2017

Really enjoyed our walk around the garden last weekend. I can imagine how amazing they must be in the summer and would definitely recommend spending a few hours here.

Date of experience: October 2017
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