Cafes & Deli's
/
Ashford

Avoca Mount Usher Gardens

Address
Mount Usher Gardens, Ashford
Phone 1

Mount Usher Gardens: where the planting is enchanting!

Created by four generations of the Walpole family beginning in 1868, Mount Usher is recognised at home and abroad as one of the earliest and finest examples of a ‘Robinsonian’ garden. Extending to 22 acres, it combines a champion collection of trees and shrubs with inspirational floral planting schemes along both sides of the River Vartry. There is an ever changing panoply of colours and textures enhanced by wafting scents accompanying every season. We provide you with a detailed tree trail guide to help locate the many ‘show-stoppers’ as you wander around. The gardens have been cultivated entirely by organic principles since 1980.

Mount Usher Gardens, with its Avoca Garden Café and Courtyard Shops is situated in the village of Ashford, just 35 minutes south of Dublin city, and close to the seaside towns of Bray, Wicklow and Arklow. To get to Ashford by public transport, the 133 bus regularly passes through the village on its way to/from Dublin airport to the north (via the city centre) and Rosslare harbour to the south. There is a wide variety of accommodation in the area where you will be made very
welcome and comfortable.

The Avoca Garden Café serves delicious meals throughout the day and we recommend that you reserve your table in advance to avoid delays. Telephone number for the Avoca Garden Café 00 353 (0404) 40116. The Bakery has a wide range of Avoca meals-to-go, freshly baked bread, fancy cakes and many other delicatessen products besides.

The Courtyard shops offer a wide variety of products and services from fashion, equestrian supplies, portrait photography and lovely things for the home and garden.

Admission rates 2016: Adults €7.50 Senior & Students €6.50
Children 5-16 €3.50 Under 4 free admission Summer Opening Times: Daily 10am -6pm (Last Admission 5.20pm) Gardens close earlier in Winter.

Facilities: Avoca Garden Café | Food Hall | Plant / Shopping Courtyard | Toilets | Parking for cars/coaches | Limited wheelchair access | Guide dogs only | No picnics

Group Tours are welcome to visit the Gardens throughout the year. Tour Operators and Group Organisers are obliged to contact The Gardens Manager for group admission rates, coach parking, guided tours and catering (if required). Telephone 00 353 (0) 404 40205 or Mobile 00 353 (0) 87 2301678

A guided tour can be arranged. There is an extra charge of €55 for the Guided Tour. A Guided Tour takes approx 90 minutes and must be booked in advance.

Catering can be reserved in the adjoining Avoca Garden Café or freshly made snacks from The Bakery are also available in the Courtyard where there is sheltered or open seating for your
convenience.

There is a gift shop at the entrance to the Gardens selling a range of items selected from the main Avoca Handweavers Shop at Kilmacanogue which is nearby.

GPS Coordinates

Latitude 53.01075
Longitude -6.110898

Discover Ashford

Knockrobin Glamping

  • Ashford
  • wicklownews
  • Accommodation
Located 5 mins from n11 (a short stroll from the magnificent Tinakilly Country House Hotel). Wicklows newest glamping venue including breathtaking sea views, luxuriously decorated...

Avoca Mount Usher Gardens

  • Ashford
  • fredwicklow
  • Cafes & Deli's
Mount Usher Gardens: where the planting is enchanting! Created by four generations of the Walpole family beginning in 1868, Mount Usher is recognised at home...

Old Farm Equestrian Centre

  • Ashford
  • fredwicklow
  • Activities
The A.I.R.E. approved Old Farm Equestrian Centre in Ashford, is owned and run by Gerard...

Ballyknocken Cookery School

  • Ashford
  • fredwicklow
  • Activities

Bel Air Equestrian Centre

  • Ashford
  • fredwicklow
  • Activities
Bel-Air Equestrian Centre is both AIRE and BHS approved.  We cater for the experienced rider...

Ki-atsu Yoga Ashford

  • Ashford
  • wicklownews
  • Activities
Welcome to Ki-atsu Yoga in Ashford Village! It's owner, Kerry White, a certified Yoga teacher...

Hunters Gardens

  • Ashford
  • visitwicklow
  • Attractions
This prize-winning garden, situated on the banks of the Vartry River has a spectacular display...

Ashford Self Catering

  • Ashford
  • fredwicklow
  • Accommodation
The four-star Ashford self-catering cottages are situated on Rossana Farm, a five-minute walk from the...

Wren's Wood Garden

  • Ashford
  • fredwicklow
  • Attractions
Over 6 hectares of mature, secluded nature-friendly woodland garden, with streams and an ancient ring-fort....

The Barley Loft

  • Ashford
  • fredwicklow
  • Accommodation
Recently renovated barn set in idyllic Wicklow countryside. Sleeps 6 with own garden and entrance....

Devil's Glen - Seamus Heaney Walk

  • Ashford
  • fredwicklow
  • Activities
From the entrance to the Devil's Glen forest drive in along the forest track to...

Rathmore Country House

  • Ashford
  • fredwicklow
  • Accommodation
Rathmore Country House is over 300 year old. Run as a private Guest House since...

Hunter's Hotel

  • Ashford
  • fredwicklow
  • Accommodation
"An Emerald Isle gem, Hunter’s Hotel has romance written all over it. It’s easy to...

Devil's Glen - Waterfall Walk

  • Ashford
  • fredwicklow
  • Activities
From the entrance to the Devils Glen forest drive in along the forest track to...

Irish School of Landscape Painting

  • Ashford
  • fredwicklow
  • Activities
The Irish School of Landscape Painting has been in operation for over 50 years. The...

Mount Usher Gardens

  • Ashford
  • fredwicklow
  • Attractions
Mount Usher Gardens: where the planting is enchanting! Created by four generations of the Walpole...

OSKA - Mount Usher Gardens

  • Ashford
  • fredwicklow
  • Local Shops
Welcome to OSKA at Mount Usher Gardens in Ashford. The full OSKA collection is now...

Ashford

  • Ashford
  • fredwicklow
  • Mid-East Wicklow
[vc_column width="1/3"][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_column width="1/3"]The scenic village of Ashford is home to the...
Read More
Amenities not found.