Colclough Walled Garden
Colclough Walled Garden is a beautiful garden located in Tintern, County Wexford, Ireland. It is renowned for its stunning array of flowers, plants, and serene atmosphere. The garden is named after the Colclough family, who were prominent landowners in the area. The well-maintained flower beds showcase a captivating display of colors throughout the seasons, offering a visual feast for visitors.
VisitAn excellent choice for nature lovers and gardening enthusiasts.
Opening Times & Price
10am to 6pm ~ April to September 10am to 4pm ~ October to March
Entry From €5
Tickets & Prices
‘Buy a Ticket’ for Colclough Walled Garden. You can choose to buy an Admission Ticket or an Annual Ticket.Learn More
Getting Here & Parking
If you are driving, you can reach the garden by taking the N25 road, which connects Wexford…Learn More
The garden has pathways that are accessible to wheelchair users and individuals with mobility challenges. Certain areas of the garden are designed to be wheelchair-friendly.Learn More
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Colclough Walled Garden
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What Our Guests Had To Say
Far from its' best at this time of year but still beautiful nonetheless and very pleasant to walk around.
We definitely plan to return another time and witness the garden in its Summer splendour.
Dundonald, Belfast - Nov 2023
A wonderfull place. Unusual as a walled garden as a stream runs through. Great setting. Combined ticket with Tintern Abbey was good family value. Lots of varieties of apples, veg, fruit & flowers. Full of butterflies & bees.
Nottingham, UK - Aug 2023
The perfect place for gardeners or those who like ruined abbeys. For those who love both, heaven. Stunningly kept garden. In a dell with steep banks and walls so protected from winds. Magnificent soil improved, I’d guess, by generations of compost. And a kitchen garden to die for. Lovely scent from the mixture of herbs especially lavender and roses. A sensuary delight. Fun too for small children as lòts of paths to run round and for those of us f cough riper years, seats to enjoy the sights and scents. Go go go go go.
Colclough and Tintern Abbey - Jul 2022
Our visit here was a real treat, the receptionist was delighted to give us a brief introductory presentation about the history of the gardens and was super willing to answer any questions. Walking the grounds of the walled garden was really interesting and since it was harvest season, we were invited to enjoy an apple or two if needed. So juicy and tasty they were too. Allow plenty of time to really absorb the beauty and skill of this site. Highly recommended
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Ireland - Sep 2022
We enjoyed a glass of champagne in the sun, surrounded by beautiful flowers and shrubs. The ancient redbrick walls, kitchen garden and restored hothouse transport you back to the early 19th century. TIP: Take away some home-produced cider, if there are any left.
A stroll through a Georgian garden - Jul 2022
We visited Tintern twice in our week in the area and did walking trails both times. They are the real highlight. We also visited the garden, which is a delight. The abbey itself was largely closed but we could explore a little - this was interesting for us because the mother abbey at Tintern in the Forest of Dean is not far from where we live. One other treat - the tea room was closed, but the chap who ran that was operating a pop-up snack bar with hot drinks, brioches, and divine (take it from me) home-made cakes.
If we lived in the area, somewhere on the Hook peninsula, we would explore the trails at Tintern all year round. It is a lovely spot in every respect.
Gloucestershire, UK - Sep 2021
The garden is a place of tranquility and beauty with its own microclimate. It has a magical atmosphere, nestled as it is in beautiful woodland so near Tintern Abbey. Paul the head gardener has done stunning planting in the big borders. We were greeted by two lovely gents and given apples from the many apple trees in the garden. It is a real gem.
A tranquil gem - Sep 2021
Definitely well worth the fee, it is a fantastic garden, really beautifully restored, and because it was July the kitchen garden section was really great to walk around.
Ireland - Jul 2021
Such a lovely surprise on visiting Tintern Abbey. It was almost like a hidden garden tucked away in the Forest. The walk was lovely to the gardens and entrance fee was really reasonable. Although Autumn is setting in, the garden was still spectacular. I can only imagine it is in the height of the Summer. The staff working in the gardens were very friendly and informative. Definitely worth visiting.
We took a pit stop at Tinturn Abbey on our way to Hook Head and we were very glad we did. There is a great selection of walks to choose from, suitable for all abilities. The walled garden is also beautiful with a wide variety of plants and flowers. Definitely worth a visit if you are in Wexford.
Cider Tasting at Colclough Walled Gardens
Throughout the summer season, you can enjoy Cider and Apple Juice Tastings at Colclough Walled Gardens. Using their own Heritage Apples, Alan and his team have created a wonderfully dry and sweet cider inspired by Norman Knight William Marshall with a summer and autumn apple juice inspired by yet another French Connection.
The original layout of the garden has been reinstated as it was in 1838 using information found in the OSI Historical Map. This map shows the path structure, 5 bridges, the outer-enclosure, the location of the vegetable garden and fruit trees. Colclough Walled Garden re-opened to the public on May 18th 2012.