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 Sensory Garden


Sisters of Charity of Jesus & Mary Services. 2 acre walled garden full of sensory awareness through stone, metal, wood, wind and plants. Concrete garden products on sale open all year. Guided tours by appointment.

  • Name:The Sensory Garden
  • Address:Dove House, Main Street Abbeyleix, Co. Laois
  • Phone:057 87 31325/31636
  • Contact: Paul O'Toole
  • Opening Times:Open all year, Mon-Fri 10.00-16.00. Guided tours by appointment.
  • Memberships:LSGT