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Ballymaloe Cookery School Garden
Shanagarry, Co. Cork
The famous Ballymaloe Cookery School Garden at Shanagarry, County Cork, is home to Edwardian gardens that are managed in an organic manner. It also offers gardening courses that reflect the school's philosophy.

The famous Ballymaloe Cookery School Garden is situated in the middle of its own organic farm in Shanagarry, County Cork. On the grounds, visitors can explore the Edwardian Cookery School Gardens, which are managed organically. There is an extensive modern herb garden laid out as a grand parterre, formal fruit garden, vegetable garden, herbaceous border and shell house of great charm, lawns, pools and temple.

These Edwardian gardens were also known as Kinoith House Gardens in the earlier days. Ballymaloe also offers gardening courses reflecting the philosophy of the gardens and school.

Guided tours and parking are available.

Why we like it
  • Explore yourself or take a guided tour of Edwardian Gardens in the middle of an organic farm.
  • Enjoy a walk through an extensive herb garden, fruit garden and vegetable garden.
  • Join one of the many gardening courses offered here. 
Free car parking
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Contact details
Shanagarry, Co. Cork, Ireland
Visit duration

We recommend planning to spend 1 hour here.

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