Mount Usher Gardens is a highly regarded Irish garden, laid out across 22 acres along the banks of the River Vartry. It is a fine example of a Robinsonian-style garden, with an informal natural design. There are over 5000 species of plant, many of them rare and exotic.
Situated in the village of Ashford, 35 minutes from Dublin on the N11.
Gardens open daily 10.00 am to 5.00 pm.
Avoca Café and Shopping Courtyard on site (Tel: 0404 40116)
Ashford, Co. Wicklow.
Tel: 0404 40205.
Adults €7.50; concessions.