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.



Knockrose is situatesd 500 feat above sea level nestling on the shoulder of The Scalp, in the south of county Dublin, Ireland. Knockrose itself is situated on a tri-vortex of ley lines which enables visitors to feel very protected and to become at peace with themselves

Olde-world, peaceful, woodland-backed countryside garden overflowing with beautiful cottage-garden plants, trees and shrubs. Secluded seating.  Walled organic vegetable plot.

Free Parking for Cars & Minibuses  N.B. (Coach drivers of larger vehicles must ‘phone 087-6193455 or 087-2982369 in advance for Drop-off point advice. On no account may coaches be parked in The Scalp Petrol Station opposite Knockrose entrance). FREE Guided tours. Refreshments by arrangement & Toilet Facilities available. Plants & wire sculptures for sale.


  • Name:Knockrose
  • Address:Enniskerry Road, The Scalp Kilternan, D18 Y280, Co. Dublin
  • Phone:01 2958371/ 087 6193455
  • Website:
  • Contact:Mrs Patricia Farrell
  • Opening Times:Garden open 1st May to 30th Sept. by appointment only. Open every Friday 15th May to 28th August 10am – 5pm without appointment
  • Memberships:DGTrail, GoIT
  • Wheelchair Access:No