We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Mount Usher Gardens

| County Wicklow, Ashford, Ireland
+353 404 40116
Review Highlights
Pretty country-side garden

Those who love nature, flowers, country-baked goods, and buying handcrafts will enjoy this place... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Fiona O
Beverly Hills, California
Well worth a visit

Very well developed gardens that have a great selection of plants, The gardens are very compact and... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2017
Sean D
County Wicklow, Ireland
Read all 333 reviews
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“avoca cafe” (29 reviews)
“tree trail” (5 reviews)
| County Wicklow, Ashford, Ireland
Write a ReviewReviews (333)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 304 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Those who love nature, flowers, country-baked goods, and buying handcrafts will enjoy this place. The weather may have an impact on your experience here. If it's raining or dull out, that's ok. I would just advise you not to come when it's windy; it makes...More

Thank Fiona O
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Very well developed gardens that have a great selection of plants, The gardens are very compact and have the Vartry river running through them which is a nice feature which makes the gardens more interesting. Its a garden that is well worth a visit.

Thank Sean D
Reviewed 30 October 2017

This garden is not large, but has a large and beautiful variation of plants. It is wonderful! Designed alongside a river, it is a very nice promenade. You can visit the garden if you are driving in Dublin. We for example made this garden, Powercourt...More

Thank LanaFerreira
Reviewed 21 October 2017

I visited the gardens with my family as a part of Wicklow and Kilkenny day trip. I really liked at the entrance the flower shop which already made a good first impression. Before you even enter the gardens there are several shops-food, fashion, gift shop...More

Thank Andrea M
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Every Christmas our daughters present us with an annual season ticket (exceptional value, btw, given that the gardens are open all year round). We love these gardens because, even when it's busy at weekends & on Bank Holidays etc., it's always possible to wander off...More

Thank mikefagan1
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

This beautiful place has been ruined for me and family to enjoy. This based on a the service of an extremely poor waitress with no manners. Attended with my two children aged one and two. I have an annual gardens pass with my wife. Every...More

Thank Delishery
Reviewed 28 September 2017

Lovely spot to visit on a day where the weather is being kind. The gardens are lovely for a stroll around and encompass nice walks along the river. The Cafe do nice snack options if you want to sit out and have a nice cuppa...More

Thank Ian W
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

Visited the garden today. Its beauty is food for the soul. Especially with the fall colors that start to appear now. It was worth every penny.

Thank bvdkade
Reviewed 16 September 2017

I've been visitng Usher Gardens (from Australia, New Zealand & now Macau) for just on 35 years. There are a lot of very beautiful places to visit in Ireland, but none more so than Usher Gardens. The people who work there & look after it...More

1  Thank Anthony Astore S
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Some of the most beautiful gardens we have visited We stopped for a coffee and cake. There was a great choice of Gluten free cake. I had the lemon polenta which was lovely You need to spend some money on putting in toilets to represent...More

1  Thank Lozy092
Nearby HotelsSee all Ashford Hotels
Hunter's Hotel
269 reviews
1.44 km away
Tinakilly Country House Hotel & Restaurant
777 reviews
2.89 km away
Grand Hotel Wicklow
289 reviews
4.92 km away
Countrywide Inns - Beehive Inn
2 reviews
6.23 km away
Nearby Restaurants
The Garden Cafe
37 reviews
.12 km away
Hunter's Hotel Restaurant
97 reviews
1.43 km away
The Garden Cafe
37 reviews
.11 km away
Mount Usher Gardens
14 reviews
.12 km away
Nearby Attractions
Wicklow EquiTours
37 reviews
3.79 km away
Olde Shillelagh Stick Maker
19 reviews
5.32 km away
Wild Rosanna Adventure Centre
25 reviews
.31 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Jackie F
8 September 2017|
AnswerShow all 6 answers
Response from thepointmisser | Reviewed this property |
Not specifically sure, but Avoca are fairly renowned for good quality food, so should be able to offer something...
Judy S
18 May 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Dagmar H | Reviewed this property |
I believe kids can enjoy themselves a lot in the garden, it is sort of wild, so they can run around without worrying about stepping somewhere that would not be so suitable.....
6 May 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from DJCass | Reviewed this property |
Hi Eve. Got this reply back from Mount Usher Gardens... "I think the tree you are asking about is an ornamental apple, Malus floribunda ‘Golden Hornet’ with a rambling rose, Rosa ‘Pauls Himalayan Musk’ growing through it... More