Dublin 8, Ireland
The Phoenix Park is the largest enclosed urban park in Europe. It is situated just under 3km from the city centre, and encompasses 712 acres (1,760 acres)!
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Powerscourt, Enniskerry, Co. Wicklow, Ireland
Located in Wicklow (19Km south of Dublin city centre) - in "The Garden of Ireland" Powerscourt Gardens, one of Ireland's finest remaining estates. It boasts having Ireland's highest waterfall and among the finest gardens in Europe.
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Laragh, Co. Wicklow, Ireland
One of Ireland's most popular National Parks. Ruins of the monastery date to the 11th century, and a 1,000-year-old round tower.
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Kilmeadan, Co. Waterford, Ireland, X91 FN83
Since 1994 the former Fairbrook Woollen Mill has been transformed into paradise by Dutch artists Muller and Mastenbroek. The gardens have been laid out between ruins of the mill buildings and evolved over the years.
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Coole Nature Reserve, Gort, Co. Galway, Ireland, H91 HF5X
The former home of Lady Gregory, a founder of the Abbey Theatre and friend of William Butler Yeats. The house no longer stands, but the estate is now a national nature reserve. The garden of the house, with its yew walk and autograph tree is preserved. Ca
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Stranmillis Road, Belfast, County Antrim, Northern Ireland
The rose garden and herbaceous borders were established in 1920. Construction of the Palm House began in 1839, and the Tropical Ravine, or Fernery, completed in 1889, is a fine example of horticultural Victoriana. The plants grow in a sunken glen ove...
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Tully, Co. Kildare, Ireland
The Irish National Stud is set amid 958 acres of land. Part of this land is open to visitors, offering guided tours showing Vintage crop, Danolie and the Irish Horse Museum. The Japanese Gardens are situated in the grounds of the Stud Farm and are artisti
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Ballyvaughan, Co. Clare, Ireland, H91 AX26
Perhaps Ireland's most famous caves, with visitors centre. You can take guided tours of the caves, and learn about the caves in the limestone rock of the Burren's karst landscape.
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