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.

Emo Court


18th cent. gardens designed by James Gandon contains formal lawns, a lake and mature trees on 250 acres.

  • Name:Emo Court
  • Address:Emo Portlaoise, Co, Laois
  • Phone:057 8626573
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  • Opening Times:January, February & November, December 8:30am - 4:30pm, March & October 8:30am-5pm, April & September 8:30am-7pm, May, June, July & August 8:30am-8:30pm. Entry to the gardens is FREE. Guided tours to be booked in advance.
  • Memberships:LSGT, OPW