Gardens Open

It takes a generous person to open their garden to the public for the enjoyment of others. Here lists about 300 gardens open for visiting, some year-round, others by appointment, and be sure to phone ahead.

Ballintubbert Gardens & House


The gardens at Ballintubbert have been described as “An enchanting work of art-intimate and extraordinarily peaceful.”

The historic gardens at Ballintubbert have been expanded with an Arts & Crafts influence to include an impressive variety of over 40 ‘garden rooms’ and pedimented yew cloisters within 14 acres.

Of particular note is the Sir Edwin Lutyens design water garden complimented by Gertrude Jekyll style planting schemes,

  • Name:Ballintubbert Gardens & House
  • Address:Ballintubbert R14 E954, Co. Laois
  • Phone:+353 (87) 312 7639
  • Website:
  • Contact: Graham Cresswell
  • Opening Times:Tuesday and Wednesday 10am till 5pm. From April to September 2020. Occasionally gardens may be closed due to private event, please see our Facebook page, ballintubbert Gardens. Guided tours and refreshments available, prebooked through email.

    Admission 5 euro
    Children under 8 are free
    Guided tours available by appointment
  • Memberships:LSGT, GoIT