Spring at Altamont

Last weekend I made the most of a sunny afternoon and made another visit to Altamont north of Bunclody in Wicklow*. This charming garden is free to visit and always worth a visit. I was there last month to see the snowdrops but the wild (looking) daffodils, most of which look like the wild Narcissus pseudonarcissus but may be an old hybrid, are another attraction. The garden combines a fairly formal garden near the house but there is a glen garden with a rocky path down to the River Slaney and the nature of the site with its ponds and streams is the greater part of the charm of the place. So, no more words. I will let the photos do the talking.

altamont march

altamont march 3

altamont march 6

altamont march 5 copy

altamont march 13

altamont march 7

altamont march 2

Quercus hispanica

Quercus hispanica

altamont march 10

altamont march 11

Leucojum aestivum

Leucojum aestivum

* Bunclody is in Wexford but the northern boundary of the town is with Wicklow and the garden is in that county.

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One Comment on “Spring at Altamont”

  1. Maria F.
    March 27, 2015 at 11:55 pm #

    What a beautiful garden Geoff!

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