Gardens

  • Ballyvolane House

    A uniquely warm atmosphere pervades throughout the gardens and grounds of Ballyvolane, created largely by the mixture of mature deciduous trees, formal, semi-formal, walled and woodland gardens, not to mention the wide variety of wildlife that thrive therein. The gardens were originally laid out when the house was built in Read more [...]

  • Birr Castle Demesne

    The gardens of Birr Castle Demesne are set in a large sprawling landscape with collections of some of the largest and rarest tree species found in Ireland and the world. Water is a prominent feature of the Demesne. Wherever you walk in the demesne you are always close to the Read more [...]

  • Annes Grove

    A creeper-covered 18th century house and walled garden form part of this wild garden, which began in the 1700s and was mentioned in Arthur Young’s tour of Ireland in the 1770s. The later garden was the creation of R.A. Grove Annsley, grandfather of the present owner. Three areas of contrast Read more [...]

  • Ballinlough Castle Gardens

    A sense of antiquity prevails as one enters the gates of Ballinlough. Perched on a hill overlooking two lakes, the 17th century castle is the home of Sir John and Lady Nugent. The gardens have been under restoration since 1994, and are now open to the public, together with the Read more [...]

  • Altamont Gardens

    Known as the most romantic garden in Ireland, Altamont is an enchanting blend of formal and informal gardens located on a 100 acre estate. Whilst still little known, it ranks in the top ten of Irish gardens and is often referred to as ‘the jewel in Ireland’s gardening crown’ Lawns Read more [...]

  • Trewithen Garden

    Trewithen means ‘house of the trees’ and with 30 acres of surrounding woodland gardens and more than two hundred acres of parkland, the name couldn’t be more appropriate. Revered as a masterpiece of landscape gardening, Trewithen’s south-facing great glade was developed at the time of the great plant hunting expeditions Read more [...]

  • Wick Farm Gardens

    Eight acre pleasure garden around Victorian farmhouse arranged in rooms with many attractive features. Fernery, ornamental pond, borders, sculptures, oriental garden with stone bell, lake with carp. Plants in long border to attract butterflies and bees. Crocosmia, croquet lawn, tropical oasis, stone henge with sacrificial stone, arboretum with over 300 Read more [...]

  • Winsford Walled Garden

    The original garden owner’s family can be traced back to the Cornish artist Henry Bone R.A. (1755-1834), through the most famous of all Victorian Big Game hunters, Capt. F.C. Selous, friends of whom included US President Theodore Roosevelt. The gardens were a surprise discovery in February 1999 by Mike and Read more [...]

  • Trengwainton Garden (NT)

    Explore Trengwainton’s 25 acres and discover special plants nurtured for generations by those with a passion for their beauty and extraordinary story. Perhaps the garden on mainland Britain most favoured for the cultivation of exotic trees and shrubs, this is a beautiful place throughout the year and a plantsman’s delight. Read more [...]

  • Tresco Abbey Garden

    Tresco’s world-famous Abbey Garden is a lush, green maze of paths which meander between cacti, date palms and tree ferns; aloes, camellias and lilies. Strolling along these shaded walks and terraces, you’ll discover medieval ruins, delightful sculptures, and a fascinating collection of shipwrecked figureheads. National Collection of Acacia. Here off Read more [...]

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