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Dove HouseMain StreetAbbeyleixLaoisRepublic of Ireland
Located at Dove House in Abbeyleix, County Laois, the Sensory Gardens are for everyone to enjoy. The gardens were created by a team of people with intellectual disabilities and stimulate the senses. Vibrant plants appeal to the sense of sight, while hearing is reached through wind chimes and a humming stone. There are also scented plants and those with interesting textures. This is a garden with a history, which provides a peaceful haven of spiritual and sensory nourishment and contemplation for the visitor.The gardens are wheelchair accessible. They are open throughout the year, with guided tours available by appointment.
Open all year
Monday - Friday 9am - 4pm. June - September Weekends 2pm - 6pm. Bank Holidays 2pm - 6pm