Mount Congreve Gardens29 Votes Currently Open
- Address: Mount Congreve, Kilmeaden, Co. Waterford, Ireland
- Timings: 11:00 am - 05:30 pm Details
- Phone: +353-51384115
- Ticket Price: 5 EUR
- Time Required: 04:00 Hrs
- Tags: Garden, Family And Kids, Picnic Spot
The place dates back to the late 18th century and attributed to local architect John Roberts who is also the mastermind behind many prominent buildings of Waterford. Commissioned by the John Congreve, son of first Ambrose Congreve of Waterford, this place is known for its wide and extensively striking gardens.
Spread over 70 acres of land, this planted woodland is perfect for a sunny day picnic when in Waterford. Rhododendrons, Magnolias, Camellias adorn the gardens that are home to around 3000 different trees and shrubs including three hundred Acer cultivars, six hundred conifers, two hundred and fifty climbers and fifteen hundred herbaceous plants.
This is termed as one of the ‘Great gardens in the world’ and deserves your piece of time on the trip to Waterford.
Mount Congreve Gardens Travel Tips
- Due to the nature of the gardens, no dogs other than registered guide dogs are permitted.
Entrance Ticket Details For Mount Congreve Gardens
- Children under 12 : free (need to be accompanied by an adult)
- Guided tours will remain available for a minimum of 10 people at a cost of €10 per person.
Mount Congreve Gardens Hours
- Last entry 4.30 pm
How to Reach Mount Congreve Gardens
- Rented car, taxi
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3.7% of people who visit Waterford include Mount Congreve Gardens in their plan
95% of people start their Mount Congreve Gardens visit around 10 AM
People usually take around 4 Hrs to see Mount Congreve Gardens
95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Mount Congreve Gardens