Gardens and parklands only open.
Café Take-away only.
A large and beautiful estate covering 16 hectares in total, Altamont Gardens is laid out in the style of William Robinson, which strives for ‘honest simplicity’. The design situates an excellent plant collection perfectly within the natural landscape.
For example, there are lawns and sculpted yews that slope down to a lake ringed by rare trees and rhododendrons. A fascinating walk through the Arboretum, Bog Garden and Ice Age Glen, sheltered by ancient oaks and flanked by huge stone outcrops, leads to the banks of the River Slaney. Visit in summer to experience the glorious perfume of roses and herbaceous plants in the air.
With their sensitive balance of formal and informal, nature and artistry, Altamont Gardens have a unique – and wholly enchanting – character.
Open all year*
*Subject to change. Gardens close in severe weather events. Please telephone in advance of visit.
Open 7 days including Bank Holidays
Average length of visit: 1 – 2 hours.
Near Ballon, signposted off the N80 & N81, between Tullow and Bunclody.
- Car park
- Gift Shop
- Guided tours
- Interpretive exhibit
- Wheelchair Accessible
- Wheelchair Accessible Toilet
- Assistance dogs only.
- Hold hand rail.