Altamont Gardens is a large, beautiful, old-world garden. It is an enchanting blend of formal and informal gardens located on a 100 acre estate.
Beautiful riverside walks ensure a great experience at any time of year starting in spring with the snowdrop collection, daffodils and other spring bulbs.
Rhododendrons, azaleas and later the rose collection are in full bloom mid-summer, followed by contrasting autumnal colours in the winter. There is also a Walled Garden and a plant sales area situated within the grounds of the estate.
Open Daily Year Round
January: 09:00 – 16:00
February: 09:00 – 16:30
March: 09:00 – 17:00
April to September: 09:00 – 18:30
October: 09:00 – 17:00
November: 09:00 – 16:30
December: 09:00 – 16:00
Closed: Christmas Day. Gardens close in severe weather conditions.
Visit Duration: 1 to 2 hours. 30 minutes in the main formal gardens; visitors can walk the rest of the gardens themselves (40 acres). Suitable footwear required.
Note: Times are subject to change
Admission Prices 2019
Admission is Free. €2 Car Parking (Pay & Display).
BROCHURES: Self-Guiding brochures available at reception.
DINING/REFRESHMENTS: small seasonal coffe shop in Walled Garden. Open weekends throughout the year & daily for June/July/August.
PICNIC: Picnic tables on-site.
SHOPPING: Plant sales open daily.
PARKING: Car parking on-site. €2.00 Pay and Display.
ACCESSIBILITY: Restricted access for visitors with disabilities. Assistance dogs permitted in the Gardens (but no other dogs).
Near Ballon, signposted off the N80 & N81, between Tullow and Bunclody.
Bunclody Road, Tullow, Co. Carlow, Ireland
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