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Garden Category: Republic of Ireland Gardens
Loughcrew Gardens are a breathtaking spectacle from 17th and 19th century landscape and pleasure gardens. Take a walk through centuries of garden and landscape fantasy. The central area of approximately six acres includes a lime avenue, extensive lawns and terraces, magnificent herbaceous border and physic border. Within the gardens stand a medieval moote and St. Oliver Plunkett’s family church and Tower House.
A host of enchanting features are displayed in a setting steeped in atmosphere and history. Meet Alice as she strolls through wonderland, encounter fairies and other creatures on woodland walks. Sculptures by acclaimed artist Ann Meldon Hugh and architectural treasures wait around every corner!
The result of years of restoration can be seen in this stunning garden comprising a magnificent yew walk, a walled garden, canal and a parterre. Read more ….