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 Gardens at Ballymacrown Homestead


Sit in the Rose Garden and enjoy the views to the mountains  of West Cork. Follow the maze through the  natural wild flower meadow and identify the  numerous species of grasses, flowers and butterflies. Or  just relax in the orchard. Behind the Croft is a south facing perennial fruit & veg garden with raised beds of rhubarb, whilst behind the Gallery cottage is a herb garden. The homestead is bordered by fuchsia hedges and montbrecia –  native species of West Cork. At harvest time visitors enjoy vegetables from the garden and greenhouses.

  • Name:The Gardens at Ballymacrown Homestead
  • Address:Ballymacrown, Baltimore, Co. Cork
  • Phone:028 20527
  • Website:
  • Contact: Joan de Lacey