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 Fernery


The Fernery is a garden for lovers of the rare and unusual. Ferns feature prominently, including treeferns such as Dicksonia antarctica, Cyathea dealbata, and Todea barbara, as well as a variety of native ferns.

  • Name:The Fernery
  • Address:Gorteenalomane, Skibbereen, Co. Cork
  • Phone:(028) 22002
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  • Contact: Emma & Michael Prime
  • Opening Times:Monday 6 May 2019, 1-5p.m., Mon 3 June 2019, 1-5p.m., Sunday 16 June 2019, 1-5pm. Adults: €5.00 Children under 12: €3.00.