Kildare – Larchill Arcadian Garden

"Larchill Arcadian Garden Kildare"

Larchill Arcadian Garden

Larchill Arcadian Gardens in Kildare is a unique 18th-century ornamental, parkland garden and the only complete ‘Ferme Ornée‘’ in Europe. 

The landscape includes scenic walks through parkland and beech avenues linking 10 magical garden follies. Rare breeds graze the land. There is a picturesque 8 acre lake with two fairytale island follies, a formal Walled Garden with Shell Lined tower and a decorative gothic farmyard.

Larchill Arcadian Garden cater for group outings and fully escorted school tours. Only 40 minutes drive from Dublin. You will find Larchill is much more than just another Historic Garden in Ireland.

Visitors are encouraged to bring the family and a picnic and enjoy the peaceful landscape, wildlife at Larchill.

Cloakroom facilities available

Larchill Gardens For School Tours in Kildare

Fully escorted tours of Farm and Garden – pre-school to 9yrs

Price: €7.50 per child  – accompanying adults free

  • Tours include nature walks, farm animals, pond life, folklore tales.
  • Tailored to individual group age, this is an educational and fun day out in a beautiful  location.
  • Barn tearooms for breaks and lunch.
  • Teachers refreshments free.
  • Gift shop.
  • Coach parking.

Larchill Arcadian Gardens Opening Times

Normal:   10am  to  2pm -

Visitors are welcome to stay on  after the final entrance of 2pm.

Event Days:  11am  to  5pm  (marked*)

 Larchill Gardens Entrance Fees

  • Adult: €8
  • Child: €6
  • Family: €30.00 (2 adults and up to 4 children over 4 years)

Pre-booked Groups and School Tours are welcome at Larchill Arcadian Gardens with ample car and coach parking available.

Directions To Larchill Arcadian Gardens Kildare

Directions from the M4 (West from Dublin)

  • Exit at Kilcock.  At mini (Musgrave) roundabout take right exit towards Kilcock.
  • Take first left sign posted Trim and Summerhill.
  • At mini roundabout take right exit – sign posted Larchill.
  • Carry on road following signs for Larchill and Dunshaughlin for approx. 3 miles.
  • Carry on past cul-de-sac on left.
  • Take next left turn signposted Larchill and Dunshaughlin.
  • Up hill.
  • Entrance for Larchill is second on left at top of hill


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