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.

Birr Castle Demesne


The Award-Winning Gardens of Birr Castle Gardens and Science Centre in Ireland and the Science Centre are both rich in amazing feats of science and engineering as well as rare trees and flowers, wonderful wildlife, and walks along peaceful rivers and the lake.

The Parsons family invite you to explore one of the most extraordinary places in Ireland. 
Created over generations it is an enviromental and scientific time capsule.

  • Name:Birr Castle Demesne
  • Address:Birr R42 VO27, Co. Offaly
  • Phone:057 9120336
  • Website:
  • Contact:
  • Opening Times:Open Daily, all year round.
    Jan 2nd to Mar 16th: 10am to 4pm,
    Mar 17th to Oct 31st: 9am to 6pm,
    Nov 1st to Dec 24th: 10am to 4pm
    Dec 27th to Dec 31st: 10am to 4pm
  • Memberships:GoIT
  • Wheelchair Access:Yes