Located in the heart of County Waterford and open year-round, the world-renowned Mount Congreve Gardens are a haven for plant and history lovers alike, as well as for those simply looking to relax in nature. Boasting one of the largest private collections of plants globally and described as ‘A Great Garden of the World’ the entire collection features plants from every continent.
To make the most of your visit take a guided tour where you will enter the gardens through the house. Afterwards you can relax in the Stables Café where you will be served only the freshest of local produce. Or why not take a step back in time and experience afternoon tea in the beauifully restored Tack Room? Afternoon tea is served on the three-tier cake stands with crisp white linen, Irish silverware and fine bone china
No visit to Mount Congreve Gardens is complete without a visit to the Secret Garden ship - it offers a unique range of gift ideas inspired by te beauty of nature and the grdens. While a stop at the Green House Juice Bar, which is situated at the Mount Congreve Greenway, is a must if you plan to cycle on the award-winning Waterford Greenway.
Mount Congreve Gardens' new eco - friendly playground a natural haven for children to enjoy nature. It offers all of the ingredients for fun active play for children of all ages and abilities. With basket swings, hammock swings, a climbing tower with an adventure tunnel slide, a balace walk, a seesaw on a boat sitting amongst a sand area and more. Other play features in the new playground also offers opprtunities for creative, sensory and imaginative play.
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