Mount Usher Gardens, Ashford
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Walk through 5,000 species of plants along the River Vartry at Mount Usher Gardens. Regarded as one of Ireland's most beautiful gardens and spanning 9 hectares (22.2 acres), these gardens have many walking trails that are popular among tourists and locals. Admire the exotic plants and flowers, such as magnolias and azaleas, all of which are organically grown. Be on the lookout for wildlife such as herons and other birds. Finish off with a stop at one of the benches that provide scenic views or enjoy a light lunch at the garden cafe. Check in advance about the farmers' market, which is set up periodically. Arrange to visit Mount Usher Gardens and other attractions in Ashford using our Ashford trip itinerary planner.
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  • Something for everyone although not the most suitable for people or children with limited mobility. Lots of things to interest everyone, some shopping, gardening products, produce and Avocca restauran...  more »
  • What a wonderful place. The gardens are beautiful and full of all the colours of fall a place that everybody who loves nature should visit. A 10/10 in my book. TH 
  • Utterly stunning at this time of the year (Nov). The colours - particularly the acers - were nothing short of spectacular and don't miss the eucalyptus trees. A very pleasant few hours walking through...  more »