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.

The Blackwater Valley Garden


Set in a rural mountain surroundings. This 3 acre garden is of all year round interest: Magnolias, Rhododendron, unusual trees, roses. Woodland and boardwalk to wild bog.

  • Name:The Blackwater Valley Garden
  • Address:The Gearha Garden, Blackwater, Kenmare, V93 H3N8, Co. Kerry
  • Phone:087 9112876
  • Contact: Louise & Stephen Austen
  • Opening Times:Open : to individuals or groups strictly by appointment. Directions on application.
  • Memberships:Kenmare Garden Group
  • Wheelchair Access:No