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.

Gorse Hill


Overlooking the Irish sea on Ireland’s East Coast, 20 miles south of Dublin. It is set in magnificent terraced gardens with many nooks and crannies for quiet and nurturing. An environment that restores and increases well-being, personally, spiritually and creatively, and uniquely combines art and therapy.

  • Name:Gorse Hill
  • Address:Cliff Road
  • Phone:01 287 6986
  • Contact:Ms Joan Davis
  • Opening Times:Garden tours, teas & coffee. No parking on site. Donations to Irish Hospice Foundation. By appointment.
  • Wheelchair Access:No