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.

Lisselan Gardens


Designed in the 1800s Lisselan is a beautiful, sculpted garden set on the banks of the Argideen River. Features include rockeries, rustic bridges, flagstone pathways and many unusual plants adding character and charm to this Robinsonian garden. The rockery has been described by Shirley Lanigan, author of “100 Best Gardens in Ireland”, as “The Glory Of This Garden”. “It Is One Of The Most Beautiful Features In The County, Breathtaking And Definitely Worth Travelling To See”

  • Name:Lisselan Gardens
  • Address:Lisselan, Clonakilty, Co. Cork
  • Phone:023 8833249
  • Website:
  • Contact: Mark Coombes
  • Wheelchair Access:Partial