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Loughcrew is located near Oldcastle, County Meath and offers 2.5 hectares of splendid gardens for visitors to explore. The property includes a medieval mote and the family church and tower house of St Oliver Plunkett.

Located near Oldcastle, County Meath, Loughcrew is a magical experience that combines history, beauty, fantasy and atmosphere. Visitors can take a walk through centuries of garden and landscape fantasy. The central area of approximately 2.5 hectares includes a lime avenue, extensive lawns and terraces, magnificent herbaceous border and physic border. Within the gardens stand a medieval mote and St Oliver Plunkett's family church and tower house.

A host of enchanting features are displayed in a setting steeped in atmosphere and history. Meet Alice as she strolls through wonderland, encounter fairies and other creatures on woodland walks. Sculptures by acclaimed artist Ann Meldon Hugh and architectural treasures await around every corner.

Facilities at Loughcrew include; Car and coach park, toilets, tearoom, book and gift shop, photographic display and education area.

Wheelchair access in the Centre (and Gardens) is excellent appointment.

It is advised to contact the property directly prior to making arrangements to visit.

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Loughcrew, Oldcastle, Co. Meath, Ireland
Visit duration

We recommend planning to spend 2 to 2.5 hours here.

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