Come and experience The Emerald Isle's world famous gardens as well as some of its best kept secrets on an Ireland Gardens Tour.
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As the urban sprawl of the western world continues the gardens of Ireland become more and more sacred. Ireland's climate, generally mild, moist and changeable without having extreame temperatures, make it perfect for the growth of some of nature's most incredible flora. The care and attention to detail of the Parks & Gardens of Ireland are something that can really only be appreciated first hand.
Although Ireland and Northern Ireland are relatively small countries the variations in their flora and fauna from one region to the next is amazing. From the Fuchsia of West Cork to the Bog Rosemary of County Offaly and from the wild deer of Killarney to the Connemara Pony. Each garden is has its own individual beauty just waiting to be discovered.
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Lakemount Garden began life in the 1950's as a chicken and fruit farm and is now visited by plant-lovers from all over the world as a must-see Irish gardening attraction. Features include paved courtyards, cottage garden, plant house, ponds, contemporary pots, seating areas and focal points.
Dromana House & Gardens is set on a rocky outcrop overlooking the river Blackwater and is surrounded by 600 acre of privately owned estate. There are garden and woodland walks a plenty. With a multitude of of activities available, from river fishing to boating and from croquet to boules there is something for all ages at Dromana House.
Featuring standing stones, a traditional celtic roundhouse and a range of seasonal gardens, Ireland's award-winning Celtic Gardens and Visitor Centre, Brigit's Garden, takes visitors on a magical journey into the heart of Celtic heritage and mythology. A fantastic location for family days out, the site includes a visitor centre, childrens' play area, several meadows, a ring fort, a lake, and a wood. View the interactive map for more information about the on-site attractions.
Discover the 400 year history of Wells House & Gardens with our living house tour and guide in Victorian dress who brings you back to a time when the magnificent ground floor and bedrooms witnessed the stories of Cromwell, Rebellions and the Famine. Uncover the everyday lives of not just the families who lived in the estate but also their famed architect Daniel Robertson and their tenants, giving you a unique insight into the life of previous generations.
The magnificent 160 acre Lakeside Estate of Belvedere House, Gardens & Park boasts a fully restored Georgian Villa, built in 1740 by the famous Architect Richard Castles for Robert Rochfort, later Lord Belvedere (The Wicked Earl). The estate has a fascinating Victorian Walled Garden, with one of Ireland's finest collections of rare and special plants. The naturalistic designed 18th century parkland, punctuated with Romantic Follies includes the largest in Ireland; The Jealous Wall. Within the welcoming Visitor Services Centre is a Licensed Restaurant and Gift Shop and there are also 3 outdoor childrens playgrounds & many picnic areas on the estate . Whether you are part of a gardening group, historical society, active retirement association, family gathering or group of friends, a visit to Belvedere is a superb day with a difference. Belvedere has a year round Calendar of Events with Group Rates from 2euro per person.
Knockrose was developed in the mid 1700's in what was, at that time, a dangerous and lawless part of Dublin. The grounds are believed to have been part of Kilternan Castle. Spread over 38 acres and owned by the Stevenson family for generations Knockrose is a mixed farm that has hosted many different activities over the years. These include target shooting, archery, golf and fencing. The grounds were also used to treat casualties during the First World War.
The Dublin Garden Group is a collection of private gardens in the greater Dublin area. The group was founded to help organisers with their itineraries and garden tour schedules. They also offer advice for groups wishing to travel to gardens in other locations around Ireland. A group garden tour organised by the Dublin Garden Group will allow visitors to see gardens otherwise unavailable to view.
A beautifully crafted garden in a facinating setting. June's devotion and attention to detail are clear to see as you stroll through her sprawling garden (3 acres in total). The variety of colours, shapes, designs and architecture will keep you entertained through out. June is constantly tweaking her garden and this which that each visit will be different from the last.
This garden is situated in the wild and beautiful Glenmalure Valley in Co. Wicklow. People find this garden with its collection of sculptures by modern artists a place of tranquility and inspiration. It is open Wednesday to Sunday throughout the year. Please phone before coming: