Guided Tours of the Snowdrop Collection at Altamont Gardens
The very popular Snowdrop Month at Altamont Gardens runs from February 1st to 28th and is a great opportunity to view this unique collection, first started by Corona North, former owner of the gardens. Having been further developed by the OPW over the last twenty years, the collection is now amongst the largest in Ireland, with over 150 named varieties. This 40-acre estate, on the banks of the River Slaney near Tullow features an enchanting blend of formal, informal and wild gardens.
Guided Tours – take place each Monday – Friday throughout February at 2pm and group tours by appointment. The gardens are open daily for general viewing from 9am – 4.30pm. Now in its 22nd year, this is one event on your gardening calendar that you cannot afford to miss. Advance booking of group tours requested.
Why not treat your gardening-loving friends and family, to a day out celebrating the first flowers of spring, “Snowdrop Season” and buy snowdrop bulbs at Altamont Gardens Plant Sales, specialist bulb sale. and get a few of your favourite snowdrops.
Sugar and Spice Café located in the Walled Garden is open serving hot drinks and delicious cakes.
Guided tour & general admission: FREE
Car parking fee: €2 per vehicle.
Altamont Gardens , Tullow, Co Carlow. R93 N882.
T: 059-915 9444 / 046-9407175. E: Altamontgardens@opw.ie