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.

Castle Durrow


A Garden designed over 300 years ago now fully restored, consisting of a secluded walled garden with orchard, vegetable garden, double herbaceous border, duck pond, sunken water garden, cut flower area.

The only rose garden in Ireland described in David Austins brochure. River and forest walks. A Ha-Ha and a rockery walk.

  • Name:Castle Durrow
  • Address:Durrow, Co. Laois
  • Phone:057 8736555/ 8736559
  • Website:
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  • Opening Times:Wed to Sun throughout the year by appointment.
  • Memberships:LSGT, GoIT