John F. Kennedy Arboretum

The John F. Kennedy Arboretum, situated 12 km for the town on New Ross, is park dedicated to the memory of U.S President John F. Kennedy. The Arboretum was opened in 1968 by Irish President Eamon de Valera, to honour President Kennedy and his achievements.

The tranquil Arboretum stretches across 623 acres and contains 4,500 types of trees and shrubs, some of which are very rare. It’s the perfect location for a woodland walk, the park also features a playgroup, lake, a Visitor Centre, Tearooms while six different counties can be seen from the spectacular viewing points on nearby Slieve Coillte.

Read more about the John. F Kennedy Arboretum here: www.heritageireland.ie