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The Coffee Kiosk will be open in the car park for the months of June, July and August serving tea/coffee and a selection of snacks. Please note the conservatory no longer houses the tea …

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We are the Champions!

Woodstock is well known for its collection of trees from all over the world and is home to many ‘champions’. Come and see one of  the longest Monkey Puzzle Avenues in Europe, our ‘Champion Coast redwood, the tallest Silver Fir in Ireland and our very rare and important Bentham Cypress.

One of the most outstanding features at Woodstock  is the Monkey Puzzle Walk (Araucaria araucana) which is set out on an almost north/south axis to the south of the house. Also at Woodstock is the Noble Fir Walk (Abies procera).  The walk which is over 1/4 of a mile in length is a very fine and important surviving feature from  this 19th Century garden.   It was the last great work to the ornamental planting in the grounds made by William F. Tighe, planted during the year of his death in 1878.