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Snowdrop Month

February 1 - February 29

Guided Tours

1st-29th February
Altamont Gardens | Tullow | Co. Carlow

Guided tours each Monday, Wednesday and Friday throughout February, at 2pm, with Head Gardener Paul Cutler. Meeting point – The Courtyard. Admission E3.

Guided tours of the Snowdrop Collection in the Walled Gardens each Saturday from 8th-29th February at 2pm. Meeting point – Altamont Plant Sales. Admission free.

Gardens open from 9am to 4.30pm. Advance booking of group tours requested.

T: 059 9159 444 E: altamontgardens@opw.ie

Snowdrop Gala & Other Spring Treasures

Saturday, 1st February
Mount Wolseley Hotel | Tullow | Co. Carlow

Explore the first flowers of Spring with Scottish and UK speakers Catherine Erskine and Ross Barbour/Helen Picton. Includes full guided tour of Altamont Gardens with Head Gardener Paul Cutler and Specialist Plant Fair in Altamont Plant Sales.

For bookings Hester Forde T: 086 865 4972 E: hesterforde@gmail.com

Garden, Woodland & Castle Tours

Every weekend, February
Huntington Castle & Gardens | Clonegal | Co. Carlow

An original 17th century garden with charming woodland walks featuring snowdrops and spring plantings. Tours of castle also available (11am-4pm). Normal charges apply.

T: 053 937 7160 W: www.huntingtoncastle.com

Garden Tours

From 1st February
Burtown House & Gardens | Athy | Co. Kildare

Every Wednesday to Sunday from 1st February, 10.00am to 5.30pm. Admission: Adults €8; children €5 The Green Barn is open for brunch 10am-12pm, Lunch 12.30-15.30, Friday & Saturday night dinner 6.30pm-8.30pm. An extensive collection of snowdrops, aconites, hellebores and early bulbs.

T: 059 862 3865 E: info@burtownhouse.ie

Garden & Woodland Tours

Every weekend, February
Shankill Castle & Gardens | Paulstown | Co. Kilkenny

Enjoy the woodland walks with a spectacular carpet of snowdrops, hellebores and early Spring bulbs. Admission: Adults €5. Group tickets, concessions and family tickets available. Entrance via front gate in Paulstown village.

T: 059 972 6145 W: www.shankillcastle.com


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