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 Water Margin


One and a half acres in size, mainly surrounded by river, streams and pond. There are some oriental touches for visitors’ enjoyment. Supervised children are welcome.

  • Name:The Water Margin
  • Address:Templenoe (near Kenmare on the N70), Co. Kerry
  • Contact: Neal Cahill and Siong Peh
  • Opening Times:Open by appointment in July and August and open to the public for Simon Community for the Homeless over the August bank holiday weekend. Signposted.