Heaven for lovers of chocolate and ice cream everywhere, the Chocolate Garden of Ireland offers chocolate workshops regularly, has a delicious coffee shop (serving Ireland’s best hot chocolate!) and an ice cream parlour, all located at its chocolate and ice cream factory. Visitors can enjoy making and decorating their own chocolate product mould, once outside workshop times, while enjoying a complimentary hot chocolate. The Chocolate Garden is a great venue for a themed birthday party, hen party or school tour.
Workshops and parties must be pre-booked. For further information please go to www.chocolategarden.ie. Set in beautiful South-West Wicklow, between Tullow and shillelagh, The Chocolate Garden has become popular with all ages – from school tours and pre-school groups to active retirement groups, everyone is a kid when it comes to delicious chocolate. Spacious parking, indoor and outdoor seating. wheelchair and buggy friendly.
AWARDS: The Chocolate Garden of Ireland have won Gold for The Chocolate category at Blas na hEireann recently for their Dark Chocolate Salted Caramels; and Bronze for their Chocolate & Hazelnut Spread.
The Chocolate Garden of Ireland also won the Customer Service Award(Retail) in the recent Innovate Carlow Awards.
HOW TO FIND US: On the R725 between Tullow and Shillelagh, 5 km from Tullow; next door to Rathwood and Woodlands Falconry.
OPENING TIMES: Monday – Saturday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., Sunday 1-6 Bank Holidays 2 – 6 p.m.
ADMISSION CHARGE: Workshops must be pre-booked. €12.50 per person. Groups of 15 or more €11.