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.

Gash Gardens


A treasure trove of interesting and unusual plants in an enchanting and tranquil setting, extending over 4 acres with colourful borders, ponds and a riverside walk. Plants for sale.

  • Name:Gash Gardens
  • eircode:R32K068
  • Address:Castletown Portlaoise, Co. Laois
  • Phone:057 8732247 / 087 2728337
  • Website:
  • Contact: Mary Keenan & Ross Doyle
  • Opening Times:May 1 – September 30: Monday-Saturday, 10am-5pm. Closed Sundays except by prior arrangement. Admission Charge: €7.00 per person. Group tours by appointment.
  • Memberships:LSGT
  • Wheelchair Access:No
  • Opening Seasons: Summer