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Mount Usher Gardens

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Address: | County Wicklow, Ashford, Ireland
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+353 404 40116

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Dreamy solitude amongst the trees

Lovely gardens astride the Vartry river in pleasant Ashford Co Wicklow. Excellent tree trail with 80 plus specimens to see. Rhododendrons glorious. Some venerable trees... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Grantham, United Kingdom
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Dublin, Ireland
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46 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great place to stop by off the motorway and explore the beautiful gardens. There is lots of cafes and restaurants to eat in but they are quite expensive like the garden entrance fee.

Thank travellingkids1315
Grantham, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely gardens astride the Vartry river in pleasant Ashford Co Wicklow. Excellent tree trail with 80 plus specimens to see. Rhododendrons glorious. Some venerable trees. Eucalyptus especially majestic. One downside is the absence of markers/details on ground plants and shrubs. Good food at the cafe and a selection of small shops. Site is owned by Avoca Weavers and the prices... More 

Thank PIPPIN11
Dublin, Ireland
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86 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A few years back we decided to stop off and call into Mount Usher Gardens, it was a place we wanted to see but never really got around to it. The place is absolutely amazing and is just so quiet, comfortable and is really great to explore and investigate a such a beautiful garden. We have come back often however... More 

Thank DJCass
Dublin, Ireland
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84 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Definitely stop by and have a walk through the lovely garden here. After a walk you can sit down for some snacks, enjoy a beer and the sunshine (given the sun is out of course).

Thank ElFelipe
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2 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

very easy to find and well worth a visit. We visited on a grey overcast day with rain but the colours of the bulbs and bluebells was beautiful. The trees were just starting to bud . It would be a good idea for there to be photos of the trees in all their glory for people who cant visit all... More 

Thank CardiffRainbow
Galway, Ireland
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited in late March so a lot of the trees and flowers were not in their full glory however, even without that this place is amazing. The variety of trees, and other plants is outstanding. You can just wander around or follow a path outlined in the map you get in the ticket office.

Thank eiton
Edinboro, Pennsylvania, United States
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3 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An absolute delight on a sunny spring day. Amazing variety of early blooms. Delighted to find an excellent restaurant- great service and wonderful food

Thank Mary W
Dublin, Ireland
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137 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Nice pit stop when travelling to or from Wexford just off the M11 in Ashford Co Wicklow. Always packed however the staff always magically are able to find us a table. Great food offering, the Duck Liver Pate is a favourite of ours along with the Open Crab Sandwich. I'm normally against service charge been included on the bill as... More 

Thank TMPB
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

This garden was fabulous. There was the woodland area which was well laid out with very unusual trees and then the informal gardens, full of plants, shrubs and trees. I loved the fact that it was not prisitine and in neat little rows. It was a riot of colours and there was something to see in every corner. Watch out... More 

Thank Denise R
Dublin, Ireland
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129 reviews
63 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

I stopped at the place with my wife and 1-year old son. They have 2 areas to park so you probably can find a place to stay close. The entrance of the gardens is in a area with a cafe and some small shops where you can spend some money afterwards. The entrance to the gardens cost € 7,5 per... More 

Thank Fernando R

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