Castles/Gardens   

Ireland is awash with beautiful Castles & Gardens, many on your doorstep and others only a short drive away. Below we've included some of the most popular ones. Click on a Castle/Garden venue below to get more information.

Birr Castle Gardens and Science Centre

Rosse Row, Birr, Co. Offaly

Birr Castle Gardens and Science Centre
 
This magnificent castle is a rare gem in the heart of Ireland and part of Ireland and is currently home to the 7th Earl of Rosse, William Brendan Parsons and Alison Lady Rosse. The castle tour includes a 45-minute guided tour of the main reception rooms. A guide will lead you through the

BIRR CASTLE GARDENS AND SCIENCE CENTRE

Wells House and Gardens

Ballyedmond, Gorey, Co. Wexford

Wells House and Gardens
 
Waiting to be explored is Wells House Gardens, a great Victorian House and Gardens just outside Ballyedmond, 18km from Gorey, Wexford. This historical house and gardens has recently been opened to the public and is the perfect place for families to explore. Wells House Gardens has someth

WELLS HOUSE AND GARDENS

Castlecomer Discovery Park

Castlecomer, Co. Kilkenny.

Castlecomer Discovery Park
 
Castlecomer Discovery Park located in North County Kilkenny offers a wide range of activities for all the family including the interactive multimedia Footprints in Coal Experience, rainbow trout fishing and boating activities on picturesque lakes, woodland walks, childrens playground, year

CASTLECOMER DISCOVERY PARK

Ardgillan Castle and Demesne

Balbriggan, Co. Dublin

Ardgillan Castle and Demesne
 
Ardgillan Castle and Demesne is situated in North County Dublin on an elevated coastline between Balbriggan and Skerries, 32 kilometers north of Dublin City. The demesne is well signposted off the M1. Ardgillan Castle are holding a special Teddy Bears Picnic this summer. Join us on Sunda

ARDGILLAN CASTLE AND DEMESNE

Glasnevin Museum and Tours

Glasnevn Cemetery, Finglas Road, Glasnevin, Dublin 11

Glasnevin Museum and Tours
 
Glasnevin Cemetery Museum offers exciting and engaging education programmes for students of all ages. Students can learn about the events and personalities which shaped the course of Irish history one hundred years ago through guided tours of the cemetery, interactive exhibits and prepara

GLASNEVIN MUSEUM AND TOURS

Fota House and Gardens

Carrigtohill, Co. Cork

Fota House and Gardens
 
Fota House is a fabulous regency style great country house situated in East Cork. It has been restored and conserved by the Irish Heritage Trust who share the magnificent surroundings by way of public guided tours from April to September inclusive. Visitors can discover fascinating insi

FOTA HOUSE AND GARDENS

Castle Archdale Country Park

Lisnarick, Irvinestown, BT94 1PP.

Castle Archdale Country Park
 
Castle Archdale Country Park is situated about 10 miles north west of Enniskillen and extends to cover 230 acres along the shores of Lower Lough Erne. The region is abundant in historical features, with many monastic sites such as Devenish and White Island. Castle Archdale is based on the

CASTLE ARCHDALE COUNTRY PARK

Irish National Stud and Gardens

Tully, Kildare Town, Co. Kildare

Irish National Stud and Gardens
 
Nowhere better symbolizes all that is great about County Kildare, the beating heart of Irelands thoroughbred industry, than the Irish National Stud Gardens. Aunique attraction of outstanding natural beauty that is home to some of the most magnificent horses and sumptuous gardens to be fou

IRISH NATIONAL STUD AND GARDENS
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