Colclough Walled Garden, July 2022

COLCLOUGH  WALLED GARDEN Historic Tintern Abbey was founded by the Cistercian Monks in c1203 under the patronage of William Marshal, first Earl of Pembroke. In 1562, the Abbey was granted to the Colclough (pronounced Coke-lee) family and soon after the church was converted into living quarters. The Colclough family lived [...]

By |2022-07-16T18:29:26+01:00July 15th, 2022|Gardens, Historical|0 Comments

Huntington Castle and Gardens

Huntington Castle & Garden 17th Century Wilderness Woodland Garden Huntington Castle is the ancient seat of the Esmonde family. The Esmonde's moved over to Ireland in 1192 and were involved in other castles such as Duncannon Fort and Johnstown Castle in County Wexford, before building Huntington and settling down in Clonegal. The family [...]

By |2021-06-14T20:06:07+01:00June 14th, 2021|Activity, Gardens, Historical, Nature|0 Comments

Coolaught Garden and Garden Center

Coolaught Garden and Garden Center Coolaught Garden and Garden Center is located near Clonroche in County Wexford in Ireland. It’s described as a Country Cottage Garden and developed from a flat field to the side of their home. Owned and run by Harry and Caroline Deacon, they not only offer you an amazing [...]

By |2021-06-14T16:06:45+01:00June 10th, 2021|Gardens, Nature|0 Comments

Mount Usher Garden

Mount Usher Gardens Ashford, County Wicklow, Ireland. This garden, covering 22 acres (8.9 hectares) is described as a “Robinsonian Style” Wild Garden. A unique space filled with magnificent, towering tree specimens and thick shrubbery with meandering solid pathways through which you may explore the woodland, water garden and sit and relax to [...]

By |2021-05-28T15:20:51+01:00May 25th, 2021|Gardens|0 Comments

Woodville House and Garden

Woodville House and Garden Woodville House and Garden is located on the outskirts of the town of New Ross, County Wexford on a working farm owned by Gerald and Helen Roche. The Victorian house was built in 1810 and originally owned by Gerald’s Great Great Grandfather, a grain merchant from Enniscorthy who bought the [...]

By |2021-05-29T16:00:49+01:00May 20th, 2021|Gardens, Nature|0 Comments

National Botanic Garden – Kilmacurragh, Ireland

National Botanic Garden Kilmacurragh I visited this garden at Kilmacurragh, County Wicklow in Ireland for the first time in April 2021. There is evidence that the garden was part of a Monastic community going back to the 13th century as a church is believed to have occupied a site to [...]

By |2021-05-05T16:07:07+01:00April 24th, 2021|Gardens, Nature|0 Comments
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