Gardens Open

It takes a generous person to open their garden to the public for the enjoyment of others. Here Garden.ie lists about 300 gardens open for visiting, some year-round, others by appointment, and be sure to phone ahead.

John F. Kennedy Aboretum

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John F. Kennedy Arboretum is dedicated to the memory of John Fitzgerald Kennedy, 35th president of the United States of America until his assassination on 22nd November 1963. It consists of 622 acres including 4,500 types of trees and shrubs, 200 forest plots, rhododendrons and dwarf conifers. We offer exhibitions, guided tours, signposted walks, lake, cafe & miniture railway (seasonal), pony & trap serivce, also a playground and picnic area.

  • Name:John F. Kennedy Aboretum
  • Address:New Ross, Co. Wexford
  • Phone:051 388171
  • Email:jfkaboretum@opw.ie
  • Website: http://www.heritageireland.ie
  • Contact:Mr Bill Hurley (Manager)
  • Opening Times:October–March: 10.00–17.00; April: 10.00–18.30; May-August: 10.00–20.00; September: 10.00–18.30.
  • Memberships:WGT, OPW