: Coolcashin, Gathabawn
(Near Johnstown), County Kilkenny, Republic of Ireland, T: +353 86 0616133.
- This 1 acre garden surrounds a bungalow and offers a large selection in perennials, a pond,
gravel planting, a grove of interesting trees and an herb garden.
: Charlefield, The Rower
, County Kilkenny, Republic of Ireland, T: +353 51 422386.
- This half-acre private garden houses a remarkable collection of
over 300 varieties of dahlias (old and new) as well as a large selection of chrysanthemums and herbaceous plants.
: Emoclew, Ballyellen,
, County Kilkenny, Republic of Ireland, Tel: +353 59 9775321.
Gairdin an Ghorta
- This garden showcases shrubs, perennials, old roses, water feature, gazebo,
and pergola arches.
: Garden of Rememberance,
, County Kilkenny, Republic of Ireland, Tel: +353 (0)56 7768624.
Kilfane Glen and Waterfall
- This garden offers a
journey through Irish history as it commemorates the Irish famine and leads the visitor from the past to the future.
, County Kilkenny, Republic of Ireland, Tel: +353 (0)56 7727105.
Kilkenny Castle Rose Garden and Park
- This Romantic era garden dating from the 1790’s
features a 30-foot waterfall and woodland paths leading to a cottage orne. An open area, woods,
and works of art adorn the grounds, while near the house is a white garden, lily pond and orchard.
: Kilkenny Castle,
County Kilkenny, Republic of Ireland, Tel: +353 56 7704100.
Mount Juliet Garden
- This 14th century castle has a long-established rose garden
and 50 acres of well-maintained pleasure grounds with an ornamental lake overlooking the
, County Kilkenny, Republic of Ireland, Tel:+353 56 7773000.
Shankill Castle And Gardens
- This magnificant estate, now offering luxury hotel
accomodations, is situated on the River Nore. Lovely gardens
include an informal stream and rockery area, an old walled rose garden with modern and old-fashioned roses,
and a walled ornamental garden renowed for its stunning double herbaceous borders which provide an ever-changing spectacle of colour from early summer to late autumn.
(Whitehall), County Kilkenny, Republic of Ireland, Tel:+353 59 9726145.
Woodstock Gardens and Arboretum
- Shankill Castle, an 18th century castellated house, has garden elements from the 18th century (lime allees),
the 19th Century (laurel lawns and sequoias) and the 20th century (self sown ash trees). A walled garden showcases
an apple arch and some antique goblet shaped pear trees trained against a brick wall.
: Woodstock Estate,
, County Kilkenny, Republic of Ireland, Tel:+353 87 8549785.
- Undergoing an ambitious restoration project, this
magnificant estate consists of over 50 acres of
formal gardens and parkland dating from the Victorian period. Features include the Flower Terraces (terraced flower gardens with a circular conservatory), the Winter Garden,
the Monkey Puzzle Walk, the Noble Fir Walk, the Arboretum with its rare collection of trees from all over the world, the Dovecote,
the Tiled House and Grotto (originally quartz ‘cliffs’ planted with ferns, yuccas and cordylines
with a stone arched aqueduct and a stone rubble house), the Upper Garden (with a rose pergola, a yew walk, and a bulb garden), the Walled Garden (with brick walls and herbaceous
borders, now undergoing restoration), and the Winter Garden (four sunken
panels that once contained elaborately planted parterres and massive
granite stonework, now being restored).