Visitor Gardens
Northern Ireland's Royal Residence
Hillsborough Castle and Gardens The Square, Hillsborough, Co. Down, Northern Ireland
Bursting with colour and offering countless places to unwind, contemplate, socialise and seek inspiration, Hillsborough Castle and Gardens is definitely worth visiting.
Open year round
A Family Favourite
Airfield Estate Dublin Overend Way, Dundrum, Dublin 14, Ireland
Airfield Estate is Dublin’s only 38-acre working farm and a top visitor attraction. It is home to over 6 acres of diverse garden spaces ranging from an ornamental walled garden to an extensive organic certified food garden.
Open Daily Year Round
In the World's Top 10 Gardens
Mount Stewart Portaferry Road, Newtownards, Co. Down, Northern Ireland
A stunning family home and one of the world's top ten gardens. The gardens are spectacular, and universally renowned for their plant collections and the originality of their features.
Open Year Round
Award-winning Gardens
Birr Castle Gardens and Science Centre Birr Castle Demesne, Birr, Co. Offaly, Ireland
An exciting attraction with award-winning gardens, Great Telescope, Ireland’s tallest treehouse, the world’s tallest box hedges, over 2000 species of plants, as well as rivers, lake and waterfalls.
Open Daily Year Round
70-Acre Woodland Garden
Mount Congreve Gardens Kilmeaden, Co. Waterford, Ireland
Mount Congreve has almost 70 acres of gardens, and is one of the hidden jewels of Waterford. It has the largest collection of plants in Ireland.
Open March to Oct
Famous Castle. Spectacular Gardens.
Blarney Castle and Gardens Blarney, Co. Cork, Ireland
Blarney Castle Blarney Castle’s gardens are one of the most visited in Ireland. The 60 acres are a joy to explore. Visit the prehistoric Fern Garden, a deadly Poison Garden, and the magical Rock Close with its ancient Yew trees and druidic stones.
Open Daily Year Round
Woodland and Lake Walks
Belvedere House, Gardens & Park Mullingar, Co. Westmeath, Ireland
At Belvedere, you can enjoy the parklands, the Victorian Walled Garden, the lakeside walks, and stunning views incorporating some of Ireland’s most famous Romantic follies - including the largest in Ireland - the now infamous ‘Jealous Wall’
Open Daily Year Round
A Jewel in the Heart of Connemara
Kylemore Abbey and Victorian Walled Garden Kylemore, Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland
Kylemore Abbey's six and a half acre Victorian Walled Garden, is a jewel in the heart of Connemara. A beautifully restored heritage garden, displaying only flowers and plants from pre 1900.
Open Daily Year Round
200 Acres of Parklands
Russborough House and Parklands Parklands, Blessington, Co. Wicklow, Ireland
Russborough houses one of the most impressive Private Art Collections in Ireland. The 200 Acre Parklands include a 20,000 sq ft maze, a fairy trail, a playground and an 18th century walled garden.
Open Daily, Mar to Dec
Rated World's #3 Garden
Powerscourt House and Gardens Enniskerry, Co. Wicklow, Ireland
Enjoy exploring over 47 acres of gardens at Powerscourt including Italian and Japanese Gardens, formal rose gardens and borders and rambling wooded walks.
Open Daily, Year Round