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.

Kilmacurragh National Botanic Gardens


Renowned 103-acre historic gardens, parkland and arboretum with conifers, rhododendrons, Southern Hemisphere trees and shrubs, Robinsonian bulb lawns, wild flower meadows and extensive herbaceous borders containing rare and unusual plants, many wild collected from recent expeditions. Undergoing restoration and extensive replanting with an exciting range of new and exotic species.

  • Name:Kilmacurragh National Botanic Gardens
  • Address:Kilmacurragh Kilbride, Co. Wicklow
  • Phone:01 8570909
  • Website:
  • Contact:Mr Seamus O'Brien
  • Opening Times:Daily except 25 Dec, times vary. Guided tours daily, except winter.
  • Memberships:OPW, BGCI, Plant Network, VWG
  • Wheelchair Access:Mostly