Delta Sensory Gardens are an oasis of peace and tranquillity, with sixteen interconnecting gardens set on 2.5 acres close to Carlow Town. The gardens have seen a huge growth in popularity with increasing visitor numbers from the general public, various groups and national and international visitors. The Sensory Gardens are highly acclaimed and have received many awards over the years. The gardens are suitable for visitors of all abilities and age groups with amazing water features that will take your breath away. Advance bookings advisable for groups. Café thyme attached to the gardens offers delicious lunches, tea/coffee and snacks – the café is set in a relaxing and spacious atmosphere. They also offering catering for special events and plenty of seasonal themed tasty treats on offer and a takeaway service is available . The garden centre stocks a range of shrubs, perennials and seasonal plants. Qualified horticulturalists are on hand to give friendly advice or tips on gardening needs. The centre also specialises in filling pots, containers and baskets with colourful seasonal bedding. A small gift shop offering beautiful handcrafted goods that are original and affordable. Delta Centre host many well established very popular events throughout the year at Easter, Summer, Halloween and Christmas. Delta Centre is also offering a hanging basket service; customers can ring in an order for hanging baskets and collect by arrangement. More details on www.deltasensorygardens.com.
FACILITIES: Car park, toilets, wheelchair accessible, restaurant.
HOW TO FIND US: From Dublin/Waterford take exit 4 on M9 motorway and follow signs for Carlow Town. Strawhall Estate is located off Cannery Road, the road which serves Netwatch Cullen Park G.A.A. Grounds, on the outskirts of Carlow town close to the Athy Road roundabout. Follow brown tourist signs.
GPS: 52.844988, -6.924546
OPENING TIMES: Sensory Gardens and Cafe are open 7 Days, closed Christmas to New Year. For 2020 closed from Tue 22nd Dec to Tue 5th Jan 2021. Open hours for Gardens and Cafe; weekdays 9am to 5pm and weekends incl. Public holidays 11am to 5pm.
ADMISSION CHARGES: Adults €6, Concessions €5, Children €2, Family of 4 €15. Group rate available upon request.
Please check for further updates on Covid 19 restrictions at www.deltasensorygardens.com or email email@example.com or phone 059 9143527 and check www.carlowgardentrail.com and the Carlow Tourism website.
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