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.

Woodstock Gardens and Arboretum


The restored Victorian Gardens and Arboretum at Woodstock are one of Ireland’s finest. Located in picturesque Inistioge in South Kilkenny, Woodstock is steeped in history and a magical place to escape to. Whether it’s a brisk walk along the woodland trails, a family adventure or game of hide ‘n’ seek among the amazing specimen trees in the woods, a gentle stroll to admire the borders in the walled garden or tea at the Tea Rooms in the wonderfully restored

  • Name:Woodstock Gardens and Arboretum
  • Address:Inistioge, Co. Kilkenny
  • Phone:087 8549785/ 056 7794373
  • Website:
  • Contact:Mr John Delaney
  • Opening Times:The opening hours vary with the seasons and with available daylight. Summer: (April to September) 9am to 7.30pm. Winter: (October to March) 9am to 4pm. €4 per car which includes admission for all occupants to the gardens. Large groups and coaches, price on request.
  • Wheelchair Access:Partial, mobility buggy available