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.

Carrablagh House


Classic Irish Robinsonian garden on Lough Swilly. Specimen planting, rhododendron woodlands, walled garden.

  • Name:Carrablagh House
  • Address:Portsalon, Co. Donegal
  • Phone:074 9159113
  • Website:
  • Contact: Jan Bradley, or Mark McConnellogue (Gardener) 087 9757969
  • Opening Times:All the Thursdays in May and first Thursday in June 2-4p.m. Admission €5 donation to charity. Not suitable for pushchairs or very young children. Sturdy footwear recommended.
  • Memberships:DGT
  • Wheelchair Access:No