School Tours at Festina Lente Wicklow

School Tours at Festina Lente Wicklow

 School Tours & Nature Themed Workshops

Education, Nature and Horticulture is a large part of the Festina Lente ethos and they welcome school tours in Festina Lente Gardens throughout the year on Mondays & Fridays.  They can offer you a variety of nature themed workshops which are listed below.

They cater for all different ages and group sizes and have two indoor & outdoor programmes depending on the number of children in your group and the time of year and weather.  The programmes run for 5 hours with arrival time of your coach at 9:30 finishing with lunch and your departure at 2:30pm.  Price is €15 per child.  They can create a bespoke programme if you want a shorter or longer programme, just let them know.

Festina Lente has lunch time areas for the children, both indoor and outdoor depending on the weather.

All staff have been Garda vetted and have a child protection policy in place.

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If you are interested in finding out more or booking in your school please email

For Information please note that:

♦ Groups must be accompanied by at least one adult leader (ideally one to every ten students).

♦ Accompanying leaders must remain with their group at all times and are responsible for the conduct and behaviour of the group

♦ Children are advised to bring full raingear, wellington boots and a change of clothes. As the activities are very hands on they encourage children to wear old clothes that parents don’t mind getting mucky!

♦ Please bring a packed lunch

When emailing please provide the following:

♦ Number of students
♦ Number of supervisors
♦ Date of visit
♦ Time of arrival/ departure
♦ Age of group
♦ Details of any special needs etc.
♦ Any special requests regarding content

School Tours at Festina Lente Wicklow

Old Connaught Avenue
Co. Wicklow
A98 F702
Tel: (01) 2720704/06
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