Gardens in Ireland
County Armagh Gardens
: 144 Derrycaw Road,
, County Armagh, BT71 6NA, Northern Ireland, Tel: (028) 8778 4753.
Gosford Forest Park
- Built in 1820, this 320 acre National Trust property
offers gardens, woodland and riverside walks with wonderful sweeping views
of the River Blackwater, drifts of snowdrops and spring bulbs, an
environmental sculpture trail, courtyard displays, and a rose garden
with a sundial.
: 7 Gosford Demesne,
, County Armagh, BT60 1GD, Northern Ireland, Tel: (028) 3755 1277.
Tannaghmorre Gardens Farm/Museum
- With 240 hectares of land, this superb park
contains an arboretum with a variety of individual, conifer and
broadleaf tree species from around the world, many over 150 years of
age, and a Walled Garden with flowering shrubs and plants and a sundial.
Don't miss the nature trails, heritage poultry, rare breeds of cattle
and sheep, and a deer park.
, County Armagh, Northern Ireland, Tel: (028) 3834 3244
- An operating farm museum with rare breads of cattle,
pigs, and ornamental fowl and waterfowl, this facility includes gardens,
tree and sculpture trails and the Kissing Gate, where legend has it that
couples who kiss over the gate will get married within a year.