Explore, relax, and embrace the magic

Thriving behind old stone walls amongst 170 hectares of woodland, Vandeleur Walled Garden and Visitor Centre once belonged to the Vandeleur family in the 19th century.

Specialising in flora that thrive in this unique microclimate, the medley of plants provides a fascinating glimpse into the past. Discover water features, a maze, giant chess, a glasshouse, and more.

Visit the interpretative experience in the stable block to learn about the area’s history. Browse beautiful gifts and plants for sale, and enjoy delicious cuisine in the Woodland Bistro. Corporate and Civic event space is available.

  • 420 acres of native woodland
  • Beautifully restored gardens
  • Children’s play area
  • Butterfly trail
  • Exhibitions
  • Plant Sales
  • Woodland Bistro
  • Gift shop
  • Green Flag award-winner

Open Daily Year Round

Check the website for up-to-date opening times


Admission Rates

Adult Over 18: €7.00
Child Over 5: €5.00
Child (under 5): Free

Price includes access to the interpretive centre, access to the garden, and a tour. There are guided tours available at 11am and 3pm daily, or you can set your own pace on a self-guided tour.

Admission to the plant sales area, café, and woodlands is free of charge.

Useful Information
  • Free parking on-site
  • Toilet facilities
Getting There

43 km from Ennis on the N68. Just outside Kilrush on the N67 Killimer Road, 8 km to the Shannon Ferry (Killimer–Tarbert)

Map Location: 52.636200, -9.472676
Contact Vandeleur Walled Garden & Visitor Centre

Killimer Road, Kilrush, Co. Clare, Ireland

Eircode: V15 E735
T: +353 (0)65 905 1760
W: www.vandeleurwalledgarden.ie
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