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KnockpatrickFoynesLimerickRepublic of Ireland
An award-winning 1-hectare garden that enjoys a wonderful location overlooking the scenic Shannon Estuary, Knockpatrick Gardens are found just a short distance from Foynes in West County Limerick. The dwelling house stands about 200m above road level, with the garden descending around this highest point. The gardens are a haven for enthusiasts and contain a variety of colour through the collections of rhododendrons, camellias, azaleas, bamboos, primulas, poppies and many varieties of tree ferns and grasses. The garden is divided into different levels with pools and water features among the plants. Roses, clematis, perennials, an arboretum and a large collection of hydrangeas offer interest throughout the flowering seasons. There are many large mature trees including maples, red horse chestnut, palm, oak, monkey puzzle, cedar and magnolia.Knockpatrick Gardens were the only garden included in a list of the 10 Best Things to Do in County Limerick and features in the 100 Best Gardens in Ireland.
€5 per person. Group rates available.