Abbey Road Gardens
: Abbeylands, Ferrybank,
, County Waterford, Republic of Ireland, Tel: +353 51 851111.
- This 3/4 acre cottage garden, situated on the site of
a medieval Abbey, includes scree beds, small woodland, water features
and an enclosed yard. Taking advantage of a sheltered site and
rich soil, the garden showcases unusual perennials, alpines, shrubs and
: Ballyin Lower, Lismore
, County Waterford, Republic Of Ireland, Tel: +353 58 54608.
Ballynatray House and Gardens
- Dating from the early 18th century, the Garden features
an extensive array of rhododendrons. azaleas and camellias in a lovely
setting beside the River Blackwater.
, Via P.O. Youghal, County Waterford, Republic Of Ireland, Tel:+353 24 97463.
Cappoquin House and Gardens
- This private estate includes spectacular gardens,
including the Kitchen Garden (an organic garden providing fresh fruit, vegetables and cut-flowers to the house),
the Walled Garden with a series of terraced formal gardens under
development, and the Fragrant Garden with a 'parterre de broderie' in Box surrounded by an informal planting of fragrant flowering plants.
The first phase of the Arboretum planting has been completed within the Walled Garden.
Its design is a series of elliptical glades connected by lawns commanding various vistas of the Blackwater River.
Exotic trees and shrubs include recent introductions from Korea, Vietnam, Tiawan, Japan and China.
, County Waterford, Republic of Ireland, Tel: +353 58 54290.
Curraghmore House and Gardens
- With beautiful views over the River Blackwater Valley,
this 18th Century Georgian mansion is graced by a 5 acre informal south
facing garden with a large variety of unusual trees and shrubs. Of
special interest are a formal sunken garden with summer flowering perennials, a bleaching ground planted with broad leaf rhododendrons and
other garden trees and shrubs, a pleasure ground with free standing mature trees, a pear and apple walk,
and a recently planted woodland walk.
: Portlaw, Co Waterford, Republic of Ireland, Tel: +353 (0)51 387101.
Dromana House and Gardens
- The home of the 8th Marquis of Waterford, has 2,500
acres of formal gardens, woodland, and fields including an outstanding Arboretum,
a shell grotto, built and a bridge built in 1205 for King John to cross
the River Clodagh.
, County Waterford, Republic Of Ireland, Tel: +353 24 96144.
Fairbrook House Museum of Contemporary Art and Gardens
- A formal terrace, perched on top of a boathouse, has
views of the River Blackwater. Gardens and 30 acres of woodland
walks feature rhododendrons and acid loving plants and historic follies.
Waterford Outer City South
, County Waterford, Republic Of Ireland, Tel: +353 51 384657.
Kildare Lodge Gardens:
- 3 acres surrouding the house consist of formal
gardens, 4 lavender fields with an English rose, water features, a North African corner with ornamented doors,
80m fruit and wisteria walk around the croquetlawn, a hidden garden with an old terracotta floor and water channel,
a fire garden, a fernery, a maze, bonsai, magic standing stones and mixed borders all with unusual plants and trees,
patio areas, a rose gazebo, troughs and sculptures. A 2.5 acre woodland
garden enclosed by the river Dawn was created out of the walls of the
, County Waterford, Republic Of Ireland, Tel: +353 51 381591.
Lismore Castle Gardens
- This 1-1/2 acre garden showcases colorfulsummer bedding plants, shrubs, roses and a perricle walk.
Lismore Castle, Lismore, Co. Waterford, Republic of Ireland, Tel. +353 (0)58 54424.
Mount Congreve Estate and Gardens
- The Gardens include the Upper Garden, a walled garden
created in approximately 1605, with outer walls and terraces with plantings changed to match the tastes of the
residents. The Lower Garden, created in the 19th century, is more informal with shrubs, trees and lawns, and
an elegant Yew Avenue.
, County Waterford, Republic of Ireland, Tel: +353 51 384115.
Salterbridge House and Gardens
- Ambrose Congreve started collecting plants when he
was 11 and continues to do so into his 90s. 70 acres of woodland
gardens showcase one of the largest collections of rhododendrons in the
world with 3,500 cultivars of rhododendrons, 650 named camellias, 350 named
cultivars of Japanese Maples, 600 conifers, 250 climbers, and over 1,500
plants. A 4 acre walled garden displays May, June, July and August borders,
each filled with usual and unusual herbaceous plants including special iris beds and great hydrangea.
Gardens include vegetables mingled with rows of asters and crysanthemums,
and fruit trees. Recent additions include a bog garden and pinetum.
, County Waterford, Republic Of Ireland, Tel: +353 58 54952.
Sion Hill House and Gardens
- Tall trees and green shrubs anchor this garden filled
with camellias, magnolias and rhododendrons.
: Sion Hill House Bed and Breakfast, Ferrybank, Waterford City, Republic of Ireland, Tel: +353 (0)51 851558.
Tourin House and Gardens
- This lovely 5 acre Historical Garden, which has a
history of 250 years, showcases many rare and unusual plants, old roses,
tree ferns, azaleas, bulbs, ornamental shrubs, and rhododendrons, all
with stunning views of Waterford City and a walled Victorian garden.
, County Waterford, Republic Of Ireland, Tel: T: +353 58 54405.
Tramore House Gardens
- Five acres of gardens extend to the banks of the
River Blackwater and include
a notable collection of camellias, rhododendrons, magnolias and a walled garden with flowers, fruit, vegetables and herbs.
In the spring there are drifts of snowdrops, daffodils and other bulbs. In summer
there is a rainbow of color in the Walled Garden where cutting flowers, fruit, vegetables and herbs are grown.
A collection of over one hundred different Bearded Iris flower in
May and June.
Pond Road, Tramore, Co. Waterford, Republic of Ireland. Tel: +353 (0)51 395555.
- This lovely 2-1/2 acre garden was restored by the Waterford County Council using boxwood, roses, catmint and clematis. An herbaceous border follows the main
route through the garden. The seating, grotto and waterside planting convey the exuberance of a Victorian garden.