Ireland’s Visitor Gardens, Farms and Parks are wonderful to visit at any time of year. You will find everything from historic, world-famous gardens to pet farms and amazing parks.
Hidden history from connemara
Glengowla Mines and Working Farm Experience Oughterard, Co. Galway, Ireland.
Glengowla Mines and working farm are steeped in history, old cuttings from well before the mine opened in 1850.
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Award winning gardens
Birr Castle Demesne Birr, Co. Offaly, Ireland
Turning back the clock to the elegance of the Georgian era, Birr has stayed true to its 18th and 19th Century character, with tree-lined malls and avenues and wonderful Georgian Architecture
Open Daily Year Round
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Where the blarney began
Blarney Castle and Gardens Blarney, Co. Cork, Ireland
Nestled in the charming village of Blarney is one of Cork’s greatest treasures. Built nearly 600 years ago, Blarney Castle is known the world over for the famous Blarney Stone.
Open Daily Year Round
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Discover the magic of Muckross
Muckross House, Gardens and Traditional Farms Killarney National Park, Killarney, Co. Kerry, Ireland
Muckross House, Gardens & Traditional Farms is the jewel in the crown of the spectacular Killarney National Park.
Open Daily Year Round
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Past made present
National Museum of Ireland – Country Life Turlough Park, Castlebar, Co. Mayo, Ireland
Experience a bygone way of life with Ireland’s National Folklife Collection, displayed across four floors of modern exhibition galleries.
Open Year Round
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Treetop Walk and Avondale House
Beyond The Trees Avondale Avondale Forest Park, Rathdrum, Co. Wicklow, Ireland
Experience the longest Treetop Walk in Ireland & the UK, a unique adventure above the canopy of the trees culminating at the magnificent 10-storey high Viewing Tower.
Open Daily Year Round
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A stone age monument
Céide Fields Ballycastle, Co. Mayo, Ireland
The Céide Fields in North Mayo will certainly give you a unique experience. For this is not just another archaeological monument or visitor centre.
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One of Ireland's finest examples of
Fota House Arboretum & Gardens Fota Island, Carrigtwohill, Co. Cork, Ireland
Discover the grand decor of the principle rooms and charming nursery, or the service wing with the beautifully preserved kitchens, where you can experience what life was like.
Open Mar to Oct
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Conserving plants and animals
Glenveagh National Park Pairc Náisiúnta Ghleann Bheatha Churchill, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal, Ireland
Hauntingly beautiful wilderness of rugged mountains and pristine lakes in the heart of the Derryveagh Mountains in the North-West of County Donegal.
Open Year Round
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Meet the Living Legends
Irish National Stud & Gardens Tully, Co. Kildare, Ireland
The Irish National Stud prides itself on being enjoyed by visitors from all over the world. It’s a unique attraction of outstanding beauty that is home to magnificent horses.
Open Feb to Dec
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With lots to see and do
Moher Hill Open Farm Cliffs of Moher Road, Liscannor, Co. Clare, Ireland
Moher Hill Open Farm and Leisure Park is situated overlooking Liscannor Bay and is much more than a fun family filled day out.
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An impressive semi-fortified house
Portumna Castle and Gardens Portumna, Co. Galway, Ireland
Built before 1618 by Richard de Burgo, 4th Earl of Clanricarde, the castle became the main seat of the de Burgo family for over 200 years
Open 15 Mar to 03 Nov
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Beautiful walled garden
Vandeleur Walled Garden & Visitor Centre Killimer Road, Kilrush, Co. Clare, Ireland
Vandeleur gives you a fascinating glimpse into the past, blended with a beautiful re-designed look for a new generation of garden lovers.
Open Daily Year Round
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Dublin's secret garden
Blessington Street Basin Blessington Street Dublin 7
Public park with a fountain and bird sanctuary on its central island. Formerly a water reservoir in Dublin which operated from 1810-1970.
Open Year-Round
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Scenic mountains and woodland
Connemara National Park Letterfrack, Co. Galway, Ireland
Much of the present Park lands formed part of the Kylemore Abbey Estate and the Letterfrack Industrial School, the remainder having been owned by private individuals.
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A place of quiet reflection.
Garden of Remembrance Parnell Square East, Dublin 1, Ireland
This beautiful garden in the heart of the city was designed by Daithi Hanly and dedicated to the memory of all those who gave their lives in the cause of Irish Freedom.
Open Daily Year Round
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Ireland’s bridge to Japan
Lafcadio Hearn Japanese Gardens Tramore, Co. Waterford, Ireland
Discover the story of Lafcadio Hearn through eleven garden areas. These Japanese Gardens are in the seaside town of Tramore. They feature many Japanese plants and architectural features.
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Great family fun
Westport House Westport, Co. Mayo, Ireland
There is something for everyone at Westport House: the beautiful historic Westport House, stunning grounds, the Pirate Adventure Park and the Birds of Prey centre.
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Beautiful Old-World Garden
Altamont Gardens Bunclody Road, Tullow, Co. Carlow, Ireland
A large, beautiful, old-world garden. It is an enchanting blend of formal and informal gardens located on a 100 acre estate. Beautiful riverside walks.
Open Daily Year Round
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multi-award-winning
Welcome to the multi-award-winning Ballymaloe Cookery School which has been delivering a first class culinary education to students all over the world since 1983.
Open Year Round
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Experience its magic
Coole Park Nature Reserve Gort, Co. Galway
Coole Park Nature Reserve, managed by the National Parks & Wildlife Service, is a wetland system considered of global importance.
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Georgian Gardens
Duckett’s Grove Historic House and Walled Gardens Duckett’s Grove, Kneestown, Co. Carlow, Ireland
The restored paths and the repaired sunken stone bridge plus plantings of oak, lime, hazel, spindle and laurel rekindle the spirit of the Georgian Pleasure Grounds.
Open Year Round
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An island garden of rare beauty
Ilnacullen Garnish Island Glengarriff, Bantry, Co. Cork, Ireland
The effects of the gulf stream and the protection provided by the surrounding woodlands results in a unique micro climate.
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An extraordinary space
Irish Museum of Modern Art Royal Hospital, Military Road, Kilmainham, Dublin 8, Ireland
IMMA is home to the National Collection of Modern and Contemporary Art, now numbering over 3,000 artworks and is housed in the Royal Hospital Kilmainham.
Open Tues to Sun
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Unique Country Estate Experience
Killruddery House and Gardens Southern Cross, Bray, Co. Wicklow, Ireland
A magnificent privately-owned country estate with a sustainable, bio-diverse farm.
Open Year Round
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Historic 1,000 acre Estate
Kylemore Abbey and Victorian Walled Garden Kylemore, Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland
Nestled in the heart of Connemara, Kylemore offers history, romance, nature and spirituality - making it the perfect day out for all the family.
Open Daily Year Round
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The Park of the Privileged
Merrion Square Merrion Square, Dublin 2, Ireland
Merrion Square has many associations with significant figures in Ireland’s political and cultural history. Former residents include Daniel O’Connell, Oscar Wilde and William Butler Yeats.
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Georgian Garden Square
Mountjoy Square Mounty Square, Dublin 1, Ireland
Georgian Garden Square which has been the location of many historic meetings as well as the setting for films such as the award-winning film 'Once'.
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Beautiful dune landscape
Murlough National Nature Reserve Keel Point, Dundrum, Co. Down BT33 0NQ, Northern Ireland  
An extraordinarily beautiful dune landscape providing an excellent area for walking and bird watching.
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Shannon Region Special Discoveries
People’s Park Pery Square, Limerick, Ireland
Home to a children’s playground, the People’s Park is the perfect location for a family picnic surrounded in mature trees and colourful flowers.
Open Daily Year Round
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Tree lined avenues and grassland
Phoenix Park Parkgate Street, Dublin 7, Ireland
One of the largest enclosed recreational spaces within a European Capital City with large grassland areas and tree-lined avenues and home to a herd of Wild Fallow Deer.
Open Year round
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It's all waiting for you
Rothe House & Garden Parliment Street, Kilkenny, Ireland
A visit to Rothe House is high on the list of things to do in the Marble City. Built between 1594 and 1610, this was the home of the renowned merchant, landowner and Mayor of Kilkenny City,
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Victorian Public Park
St. Stephen’s Green Dublin 2, Ireland
Covering 9 hectares St. Stephen's Green has been maintained in the original Victorian layout, centred on a formal garden with plants providing spectacular colour from spring to autumn.
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Hidden gem in Dublin’s City Centre
The Iveagh Gardens Clonmel Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
Unique collection of landscape features including a Cascade, Rustic Grottos, Maze, Rosarium, American Garden, Archery Grounds, Rockeries and Rooteries.
Open Year Round
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Famous for its Rose Garden
Tralee Town Park Tralee Tourist Office, Denny Street, Tralee, Co. Kerry, Ireland
Famous for its Rose Garden, which contains lots of varieties of roses over a 3 acre site
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A place of remembrance and beauty
War Memorial Gardens Islandbridge, Dublin 8, Ireland
Beautiful gardens of great architectural interest dedicated to the memory of Irish soldiers who died in the 1914-1918 war.
Open Year Round
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Mini Zoo
Wild Encounters Mini Zoo Coolyroe, Kilmeedy, Co. Limerick, Ireland
A diverse and growing variety of domestic and exotic animals, immersive and entertaining keeper chats and animal feeds.
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