Entry and Tour Options
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GARDENS ARE OPEN NOW 11.00am – 5.00pm Every Day… See Opening Times Info Page

PLEASE SEE ENTRY AND TOUR OPTIONS BELOW – PAY ON ENTRY –
TOURS NEED TO BE PRE BOOKED. HOWEVER DUE TO COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS TOUR OPTIONS MAY NOT BE AVAILABLE.
Please Contact us before booking Tours
(Option to Prepay for ENTRY below).

general ENTRY – SELF GUIDED TOUR

Self-guided tour of the gardens with access to story boards and the AV room. Follow the garden layout (11 gardens areas) learn about the, writings, folklore and the life of Patrick Lafcadio Hearn. Discover the symbolism of the rocks and planting.
ADULTS €6 – CHILDREN u-15 €2

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AUDIO GUIDES – SELF GUIDED

Self-guided tour of the gardens with handset and access to story boards and the AV room. Follow the garden layout (11 gardens areas) learn about the, writings, folklore and the life of Patrick Lafcadio Hearn. Discover the symbolism of the rocks and planting. 5 Languages available, French, German, English, Japanese and Spanish. (Small deposit for handsets may be required)
ADULTS €8 – CHILDREN u-15 €4

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GUIDED TOUR WITH TOUR GUIDE

Enjoy an insightful and dramatic tour with our Tour Guide. Learn about the Life of Lafcadio Hearn, his writings and associated folklore. Discover the symbolism of the rocks and planting and the creation of the garden. Not to be missed…
Min. 4 Adults per Tour . ADULTS €8

GUIDED TOUR WITH TOUR GUIDE+ ENTRY INTO TEA HOUSE

Enjoy an insightful and dramatic tour with our Tour Guide. Learn about the Life of Lafcadio Hearn, his writings and associated folklore. Discover the symbolism of the rocks and planting and the creation of the garden. This Tour includes entry into Ceremonial Tea House for Photo Opportunity and access to AV Screens Min. 4 Adults per Tour – Max. 30.
(Max, 5 adults in Tea House at one time)
ADULTS €12

Japanese Tea Ceremony

VIP TOUR WITH TEA CEREMONY

Enjoy an insightful and dramatic tour with our Tour Guide. Learn about the Life of Lafcadio Hearn, his writings and associated folklore. Discover the symbolism of the rocks and planting and the creation of the garden. You will then become a guest at an intimate traditional Japanese Tea Ceremony (Min. 1 person, Max 5 people). Ideal for VIP Visit or Special Occasion.
ADULTS ONLY Price on Enquiry.

TEA / COFFEE / SEATING / CRAFTS

DECKING AREA – Enjoy Tea, Coffee, Hot Chocolate and Snacks from our beautiful decking area with stunning views of the gardens and Tramore Bay.
Small Retail space also in AV Visitor Room with a selection of Hearn Books, Japanese and local crafts.

GARDEN FACILITIES, ACCESSIBLITY – ETIQUIETTE

Gardens 1-6 Accessible for Wheelchairs – Accessible Toilet Facilities available
Please READ all Safety Notices before heading out into the Gardens
Tea/Coffee/Hot Chocolate Machine and Snacks available
Visitors are asked to please keep on the paths.
Due to the extensive water and rock features, and the nature of the terrain, children must be kept under close adult supervision at all times.
Visitors will receive a map of Gardens to help with navigation through the gardens.
No dogs permitted, except guide dogs.
Decking Area and Garden Seating available throughout gardens
No Picnics Please
Boardwalk in Woodland area not suitable for Wheelchairs and Buggies

PLEASE TAKE DUE CARE OF YOUR FOOTING ON SLOPES, BOARDWALK AND STEPS. YOUR SAFETY IS OUR CONCERN BUT YOUR RESPONSIBILITY.