Welcome to Arboretum Home and Garden Heaven. On a ten-acre site, this family-run business is a complete shopping experience – in addition to the five-star garden centre visitors will find beautiful interior furnishings, quirky gift ideas, Weber barbecues and accessories, ladies’ fashion, Regatta outdoor wear, kitchenware, and the award-winning Rachel’s Garden Café. Edinburgh Woollen Mills and Adman Sheds complement the offering. It’s possible to devote an entire day to visiting Arboretum because in addition to the retail area and the café, there are the Inspirational Gardens to be explored, an excellent children’s playground and a maze adjacent to the restaurant’s outdoor seating area.
In Rachel’s Garden Café, take time out to relax and plan the next stage of your trip over some delicious food. Everything is made with the very best ingredients, local where possible. The desserts are all made on the premises and special dietary needs are catered for with gluten-, sugar- or dairy-free options. There is a full children’s menu to keep the little ones happy. Arboretum reflects the changing seasons of the gardener’s world.
At Christmas, Arboretum becomes a wonderland with a multitude of decorations and gift ideas while in spring and summer, brilliant colours burst from every area of the store. Arboretum have also added a new addition of gift hampers to suit all the family, see their website for details. A commitment to excellent customer service, quality products, unbeatable choice and value for money has earned Arboretum the coveted title of Retail Excellence Garden Centre of the Year 2017 and 2019. www.arboretum.ie
FACILITIES: Large on-site car and coach park, wheelchair accessible, café with wine licence, indoor and outdoor children’s play area, maze, inspirational gardens, toilets and free Wi-Fi.
HOW TO FIND US: From Dublin / Waterford take exit 6 on M9 motorway and follow signs for Leighlinbridge. Arboretum Home and Garden Heaven is 3 km from exit 6 located immediately off the R448 at Leighlinbridge. Visitors travelling from Carlow town should follow the R448.
OPENING TIMES: Monday – Saturday 9 a.m. – 6 p.m., Thursday 9a.m. – 8 p.m., Sunday 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Bank Holidays 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.