CARLOW Garden Trail
The Carlow Garden Trail currently features 16 different gardening attractions including great old gardens that have been lovingly restored and maintained throughout the years, and smaller gardens which are maturing beautifully with time. Award winning garden centres and forest parks complement the joy of a visit here. The Carlow Garden Trail ranges from small to very large gardens, garden centres and forest parks and from old to new, so there is something to stimulate both the novice and experienced gardener.
Known for its mild and temperate climate, County Carlow in Ireland's sunny South East is the ideal destination for your gardening trip.
Identifiable road signs make the Carlow Garden Trail an easy-to-follow tour through one of the most beautiful inland counties of Ireland offering a unique insight into the plants and plants people that make each premises so individual. The trail can be driven in a day if so desired but naturally we encourage you to relax and enjoy the remarkable beauty of these gardens, garden centres and forest parks at a more leisurely pace.
Situated in the South East of Ireland, approximately 90kms from the ferry and airports of Dublin, Rosslare and Waterford, Carlow is the ideal location for a gardening break. Its central location also offers the perfect base to explore the bordering counties of Wexford, Kilkenny, Wicklow, Kildare and Laois.
Members are below with links to the relevant pages on our website where applicable, the official website can be found by clicking here.
Carlow Garden Trail - Members
Truly a heavenly garden with everything from herbaceous borders to a bluebell wood.
Altamont Walled Garden & Plant Sales
Arboretum Lifestyle & Garden Centre
Makes a good place to take a break between visits to the many gardens in the area.
Ashlawn Garden Centre
Delta Sensory Gardens & Garden Centre
Duckett's Grove Walled Gardens & Pleasure Grounds
Old world walled garden packed with good herbaceous plants.
Herb Gardens at Kilgraney House
In a lovely site overlooking the Barrow Valley, Bryan Leech and Martin Marley?s charming late Georgian house - which (encouragingly) takes its name from the Irish ?cill greíne?, meaning ?sunny hill or wood? - is well-placed for garden visits
Huntington Castle Gardens
Leighlinbridge - Garden Village
Morgan's Garden Centre
Oak Park Forest Park
Rathvilly Garden Centre
Rathwood Home & Garden World
This award-winning garden centre and shopping emporium near Tullow is a good place for a journey break (or even a day out)
Rath Wood Forest Walks
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