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A beautiful Arts and Crafts garden where visitors experience simplicity and complexity at the same time. Relaxing, but at times challenging, this 14 acre space stimulates the senses and the imagination.
Full Information http://www.ballintubbert.com/ +353 (0) 85-8505876
Castle Durrow
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Demesne gardens with formal terraces, herbaceous borders, and a vegetable and flower garden with mixed annuals.
Full Information http://www.castledurrow.com/ +353 (0) 57-8736555
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This floral oasis in the Laois farmland was established 15 years ago. In the old farmyard, a sundial is surrounded by box hedging and flowers. A rambling red rose climbs the gable end of an old stone farm building. Near the house, a seated area is shaded by a pergola covered in wisteria. From here visitors can admire the rockeries, the raised lavender bed, the upright yews and the weeping copper beech.
Full Information http://www.clonasleegarden.com/ +353 (0) 57-8648038
Clonohill Gardens
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Clonohill Gardens are the splendid creation of floral artist Enda Thompson-Phelan, and feature many interesting and unusual plants on a one acre site surrounding Clonohill House.
Full Information http:// +353 (0) 87-9962864
Dunmore Country School
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Although this garden was only established in 2005, it has already featured in the Farmers Journal, Irish Times and Irish Independent as well as Jane Powers’ book The Living Garden. Dunmore Country School has also featured on RTE’s Nationwide and Dermot’s Secret Garden. It covers approximately 1 acre. It is not a show garden, rather a working kitchen garden, which is dedicated to teaching. It is, in the owner's (Tanguy de Toulgoët) words, “not a display garden but a garden in progress”.
Full Information http://www.dunmorecountryschool.ie/garden.html +353 (0) 87-1258002 / +353 (0) 57-8736578
Emo Court
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100 acres of parkland with formal lawns, mature trees and a nursery lake all located against the backdrop of a stately 18th century building.
Full Information http://www.opw.ie/en/ +353 (0) 57-8626573 / +353 (0) 86-8107916
Fruitlawn Garden
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Walled-in garden of approximately 1 acre with richly planted perennial borders containing many unusual plants, Hornbeam tunnel, orchard, fruit and vegetable garden, oak copse, yew hedges, beautiful climbing roses and many other lovely trees and shrubs.
Full Information http://www.arthurshackleton.com/ +353 (0) 57-8730146
Gash Gardens
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A hidden treasure trove of interesting and unusual plants in an enchanting and tranquil setting.
Full Information http://www.gashgardens.ie/ +353 (0) 87-2728337 / +353 (0) 57-8732247
Heywood Gardens
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50 acres of woodland, lakes and formal gardens including the sunken garden designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens.
Sensory Garden at Dove House
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Calm relaxed style of garden built and planted by service users at Dove House.
Full Information http:// +353 (0) 57-8731325