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.

Heywood Gardens


Formal gardens designed by Edwin Lutyens. Lake, woodland, architectural features.

  • Name:Heywood Gardens
  • Address:Ballinakill, Co. Laois
  • Phone:057 8733563
  • Website:
  • Contact: The Manager
  • Opening Times:Open all year during daylight hours. Weekend access through turnstile gate only.
  • Memberships:LSGT, OPW
  • Wheelchair Access:Partial