The Barrow Experience is a unique series of ten interconnecting gardens which bring to life the history, folklore and heritage of the beautiful Barrow Valley. It is situated in the grounds of BEAM Services, a training centre for people with intellectual disabilities, on a picturesque site that bounds the canal off the River Barrow.There are ten individual gardens within the Barrow Experience – Dinn Righ, Druids’ Wood, Potager Garden, Monastic Courtyard, Convent Garden, Reflective Garden, Water Garden, Co-operation Garden, Mindfulness Garden and the French Garden. The gardens represent both an active, healthy environment for our members to work in, and a therapeutic environment to relax in – along with the general public, who are always welcome.
FACILITIES: Car and coach park, wheelchair accessible.
HOW TO FIND US: In the centre of Bagenalstown. GPS: 52.702973, -6.963991
OPENING TIMES: June, July and August, weekends only 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
ADMISSION: €5 per person, group discount applies.
Under the Government’s approved Phase 1 of easing of Covid-19 restrictions from Monday 18th May 2020, please note:
The Beam barrow Experience Garden will not be open due to a delay in the process of building works, that has adversly affected their scheule and they will not be in a position to open the gardens until the end of July.
Please check for further updates on Covid 19 restrictions by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 087-1223453 and check the Carlow Tourism website.
Please continue to check the HSE website https://www.hse.ie/eng/services/news/newsfeatures/covid19-updates/ for further updates and continue to monitor our social media pages.