Mount Usher Gardens, Ashford
(4.4/5 based on 260+ reviews on the web)
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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  • What a glorious and unexpected delight. The gardens were magnificent and the walk along the river is not to be missed. We loved it. The reflections where the water was still were awesome. As the seaso...  more »
  • This is a lovely place. The place is so peaceful and full of lovely nature. The trees and rivet is lovely too. 
  • 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 »