The South East has its own Gardens Festival that is a trail of about 14 private gardens, and they are open to the public at this time – but these
private gardens are also open most of the year by prior arrangement.
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A mature garden on ¾ acre site in scenic area
with a variety of trees, shrubs and herbaceous
borders. Garden has a Japanese area and two
Location: Take Dungarvan Road (R671) from
Clonmel; first two-storey house on right after ball
Facilities: Garden is wheelchair accessible
Open: Festival weekend Sat/Sun: 11am-7pm. Other
times by appointment.
Admission: D5 – proceeds go to Cystic Fybrosis
Pauline Hegarty, Killmacomma, Clonmel
Tel: 052 61 22525
Mob: 087 763 2231
A young garden with stunning views. Features
include young pergola walk, sunken garden, water
feature with Japanese bridge. Mostly shrubs, with
extensive Verbena Bonarienses and Hydrangea
Location: From Clonmel to Ardfinnan and then take
Clogheen Road; 2.6km from Ardfinnan Church turn
right, 0.5km pink bungalow on left.
Open: Festival Weekend: Sat & Sun: 2-6pm. Other
times, groups by appointment
Admission: D6 – proceeds go to Cancer Aftercare
Relaxation & Education
Joe & Mary Johannes,
Ballyhist, Ardfinnan, Clonmel
Tel: 052 74 66788
Overall winner of 2008 Viking Irish Garden Award.
Mature 1 acre garden wih rare trees, shrubs and a
mountain stream. A serene and calming place.
Location: Take N76 from Clonmel towards
Kilkenny. At Petrol Pumps take left and continue
for two miles; take third right, pass school, turn left
and it is first house on left.
Open: 27/28 June, all day. Other times by
Admission: D5 – towards Multiple Sclersios.
Killurney, Ballypatrick, Clonmel.
Tel: 052 61 33155
Mob: 087 9444662