Gardens To Visit In Waterford
There are a wide variety of gardens open for viewing in County waterford, ranging from the gardens of the great old country houses to smaller gardens.
Lismore Castle Gardens
Tel: +353 58 54424
Fax: +353 58 54896
The gardens, which are open to the public, consists of walled and woodland gardens on two levels.The lower level is a spring garden, where camellias, rhododendrons and magnolias flourish among many other colourful shrubs. The more formal upper garden is one of the few examples of an Elizabethan layout in Ireland. The gardens are open from the end of April to mid-September. 13.45. 16.45 daily. The dates may vary slightly. Admission charge.
Tel: +353 24 94310
Open by appointment
This is an Old World Country garden with an exposed elevated site, pond, shrubs, herbaceous plants, and a rockery, which has been featured on Radio 1's "Garden Show".
Cappoquin House And Gardens
Sir Richard Keane
Tel: +353 58 54004
Cappoquin house and gardens are open to the public from April to July each year, Monday to Saturday from 9.00am to 1.00pm. Open all year to tours by appointment. Cappoquin house in the centre of the town is an 18th Century Georgian mansion built on the site of an old Fitzgearld castle. The house and gardens enjoy magnificent views over the Blackwater. The Keane Family has lived in Cappoquin house for over 200 years.
Tel: +353 58 41022
Open by appointment
Trees, shrubs, herbaceous plants, pond, sundial, old roses, pergolas and patio all feature in this award winning garden which has also featured on Radio 1's " Garden Passions"
Tel: +353 58 42508
This large garden has a variety of trees, shrubs, herbaceous plants a screebed and heathers.
Tel: +353 51 293122
This Old World Cottage garden features Violas, hardy Geraniums, Pinks, Scented Sweet Peas and Old Roses. This award-winning garden was featured on RTE's " Garden Show".
Carla Blake Conna +353 58 59184 By appointment
Fairbrook House, Kilmeaden
Tel: + 353 51 384657
An artists garden. Laid out in and between the ruins of a former woollen mill (since 1776) Guided tours.
Open: 1 May - 30 September by appointment
Ballymoat Gardens, Dunhill
Open: May to September 11-5pm
Tel: + 51 396186
National award winning gardens in delightful two-acre rural setting. Waterfall, stream, large pond, many special features. Bog oak displays. Plants for sale.
Abbey Road Gardens, Ferrybank
Open: June 7th-30th 2-6pm.
Tel: + 51 832081
This mature cottage style garden offers a restful and enjoyable ecperience to its visitors. Entrance fee includes refreshments.
Curraghmore House Gardens, Portlaw
Open: Easter to mid October, Thursdays and public holidays only. 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tel: +353 51 387 101
Fax: +353 51 387 481
Landscaped Gardens with a remarkable Shell House, decorated by the Countess of Tyrone in 1754.
John F. Kennedy Arboretum, New Ross
Open: All year, daily 10:00 am - closing times alter according to month.
Contact: Christopher Kelly
Tel: +353 51 388 171
Fax: +353 51 388 172
A plant collection of international standing with 4,500 types of trees and shrubs from all regions of the world. There are 200 forest plots grouped by continent. Covers 252 hectares.
Newtown Farm Bed & Breakfast near Ardmore, is the ideal location for anyone looking to explore the gardens of Waterford. Contact us to arrange your holiday accommodation today.