Discover the 400 year history of Wells House & Gardens with our living house tour and guide in Victorian dress who brings you back to a time when the magnificent ground floor and bedrooms witnessed the stories of Cromwell, Rebellions and the Famine. Uncover the everyday lives of not just the families who lived in the estate but also their famed architect Daniel Robertson and their tenants, giving you a unique insight into the life of previous generations.
Tours are currently running at 1pm and 3pm – bookings can be made for larger groups.
Tickets are €6 per adult, €4 for the Actively Retired and €2 per child over 4 (family rates also available)
Discover your inner Falconer with our Falconry and Hawk Experience as you fly these magnificent birds of prey throughout the estate with the guidance of our experienced falconer.
€25 per person or €60 for a family of four.
Please book by calling 0539186737 or email email@example.com
Thank you on behalf of my father and myself for such an enjoyable hour on the Hawk Walk on Friday morning. The hour spent with you was so interesting and informative. I have to say I was really excited about the prospect of this walk! It was a surprise treat for my father. We both really appreciated the opportunity to be so close to these magnificent birds – It was very special. Thank you again Robin, this was such a marvellous experience for us both.
– Laura, October 2016
The gardens at Wells House & Gardens were designed by renowned architect Daniel Robertson between the years of 1835 and 1838 and he introduced many landscape features including the Terrace Gardens, Radiating Parterre, Arboretum and Main Avenue. These gardens really do provide the perfect setting to relax and play.
You can also explore the natural beauty of Wells House & Gardens as you meander through the beautiful woodlands and discover the fairies and Gruffalos hidden within the trees. We have two woodland walks; The Lady Frances Walk and Mogues walk which are 1.2km each and promise to bring you on a journey of magic and wonder.
Wells House Archery is the only 3D archery course in Ireland that is open to the public. The course typically takes 2 hours to complete and is a great activity for families and friends to share. Our resident Archers will train participants on how to shoot a bow before doing the course.
The course costs €15 per person or €50 for a family of four or practice your aim for €3 per 10 arrows.
Booking is required so please call Pat on 0861965387 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
We all love to play and Wells House & Gardens is the place to do it with our state of the art adventure playground with swings, slides and a choice of climbing frames and ropes – let the fun begin!
A Picnic Area is adjacent to the playground so come prepared or pop into our restaurant for a selection of picnic delights or enjoy a take-away coffee while the children play!
You can also meet our furry friends the Raccoons, Rabbits and Pygmy Goats at the animal farm when you visit Wells House & Gardens!
Wells House & Gardens is open for clay target shooting on Saturdays from 12-3pm for both new and experienced shooters. For visitors who wish to try this sport we can supply a complete package to include; guns, cartridges and mandatory safety equipment.
A shoot is €35 per person and if you have your own gun and cartridges we offer 30 clays for €10.
Booking is required so please call 0539186737 or email email@example.com
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