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.

Bellefield House, Garden and Cottages


Restored Georgian farmhouse, 2 acre walled garden with folly, glasshouse, rill, collections of Japanese Irises, peony, old roses, clematis, fruit and vegetables. Woodland with over 200 snowdrops, old daffodils, species tulip, primula and unusual woodland plants. Plants for sale from garden and teas by appointment.

  • Name:Bellefield House, Garden and Cottages
  • Address:Shinrone, Co. Offaly
  • Phone:086 6002180
  • Website:
  • Contact:Ms Jupe
  • Opening Times:11am to 5pm, April to October.
  • Memberships:GoIT
  • Wheelchair Access:yes