Woodstock Demsne, Inistioge
Woodstock Gardens can be found just outside the picturesque village of Inistioge. The gardens, overlooking the River Nore Valley, offer a wide variety of attractions and are a most relaxing and beautiful environment in which to spend a day. The gardens are currently undergoing restoration and are being restored to the period 1840 -1890 with every effort being made to use plants and materials typical of the era. [27 kms
Kilfane Gardens and Waterfall, Thomastown
Kilfane Glen and Waterfall is a pristine example of a romantic era garden dating from the 1790s. Untouched for 200 years, it is a picturesque paradise with a waterfall tumbling its way to a rushing stream and woodland paths leading to a cottage orné. Tiny bridges sit among ancient trees, wild fox-gloves, ferns and other historically correct 18th century planting. The garden is listed as an Irish Heritage garden and was awarded assistance in 1993 by the European Union Cultural Commission. As an amenity it covers about 15 acres of easily accessible natural landscape.[17 kms]
Altamount Gardens, Tullow
Altamont Gardens are an enchanting blend of formal and informal gardens with riverside walks covering over 40 acres (16 hectares). Lawns bisected by sculpted yews, slope down to a lake surrounded by rare trees and rhododendrons and lead in turn to a very different garden featuring exotic shrubs and trees. A fascinating walk through the Arboretum, Bog Garden and Ice Age Glen with its canopy of ancient oaks and huge stone outcrops leads the visitor to the River Slaney. [41 kms]
Kilmokea Manaor and Gardens, Great Island
Kilmokea offers you a slice of Heaven in the heart of the countryside. Imagine beautiful gardens, a handsome house, delicious locally produced food and above all an honest warm welcome and you receive it all at Kilmokea. Enjoy the perfect environment to unwind and relax and adopt a slower pace! . [50 kms]
Johnstown Castle Museum of Agriculture, Rural Life and Gardens, Wexford
Johnstown Castle Estate, Museum & Gardens has a long and colourful story stretching over 800 years. It is not only a significant property of national importance but a place of great romantic charm and tranquility. The spectacular lake walks, walled gardens and sculptures all offer the beautiful setting for the great 19th-century castle. [71 kms]
The Irish National Heritage Park, Wexford
The Heritage Park is a unique experience that brings to life over 9000 years of Irish history. Take a journey through Pre-Historic Ireland, Early Christian Ireland and the Age of Invasion across 40 acres of magical woodland, with spectacular views across the River Slaney estuary. Explore historic buildings and settlements to see how Ireland’s earliest settlers lived, worked and fought. Step back in time to experience sights, sounds and stories that shaped a country. [58 kms]
Note: Distance shown is from Killure Cottages.
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