The Dunbrody Famine Ship Experience is one of the premier tourist attractions in the South East of Ireland. Centred on an authentic reproduction of an 1840’s emigrant vessel, it provides a world-class interpretation of the famine emigrant history.
Whether your taking a guided tour or browsing in our craft shop, a visit to the Hook Peninsula is not complete without treating yourself in the Lighthouse Café.
This is a magnificent park showcasing plants of international standing with 4,500 types of trees and shrubs from all temperate regions of the world. There is also a fine Visitor Centre, displays a permanent exhibition on the life and achievements of the late President John F. Kennedy. For our visitors we also have pleasant Tearooms, a terrific Playground and a picnic area, a miniature railway (seasonal), a variety of signposted walks and a pony and trap service.
These peaceful spiritual gardens are beautifully laid out around a pretty georgian house overlooking the river Barrow. Topiary, lawns, herbaceous and mixed plantings combine with architectural features and ornaments to provide an enchanting series of enclosures.
The newly refurbished Tintern Abbey Tea Rooms are situated in the grounds of Tintern Abbey and adjacent to Colclough Walled Garden. Offering indulgent freshly made baked goods as well as homemade lemonade, traditional tea and freshly ground Coffee.