Ireland Garden Tour 2021 – Limerick, Kerry and Cork, June 20 – June 30

Many of us are looking forward to getting our vaccines and traveling this year, so we are going ahead with our June 2021 tour!

A clement climate, an abundance of fertile soil, all wrapped up in its own special magic, makes a garden of Ireland so charming……….. and now you can experience the enchantment for yourself.

This 11-day tour features unique subtropical gardens, scenic walks and overnight stays in luxurious 4-star waterfront hotels. If you would like to receive a detailed daily itinerary showing the cost and a list of what is included on the tour, please email Chrys Gardener at chrysgardener@gmail.com.

Space is limited! Reserve your place with a 20% refundable deposit and full balance due at end of April.

ireland garden tour 2021 – overview

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Join me on a 10-night private horticultural tour of Dublin and the South West/Mid-West of Ireland. Beginning in Dublin, meander through the beauty and tranquility of some of Ireland’s finest gardens, finishing your tour with a stay in the majesty of Dromoland Castle and surrounding 450 acre estate.

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After an overnight stay in Dublin, explore the Irish National Stud and Japanese Gardens before continuing onto the Treaty County of Limerick and Bunratty Castle and Folk Park.

 

Beautiful avenue of flowers Knockpatrick Gardens

 

 

Spend the next day enjoying Knockpatrick Gardens and the scenery of the Shannon Estuary before three nights in County Kerry, known as ‘The Kingdom.’

 

 

 

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In County Kerry sample the hospitality and oceanic scenery of the fishing town of Dingle and its harbour, the grandeur of Muckross House and Gardens and the homely rural life of a Kerry Creamery.

 

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Enjoy a traditional jaunting car ride and some of the delightful botany and beauty of Dhu Varren Garden and Kells Bay Gardens.  

    

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Continue to Ireland’s largest county of Cork and immerse yourself in the greenery and multi-coloured splendour of its rustic beauty, heritage and plant life. Wander around the sculptures at the Ewe Experience and lose yourself in nature in the extensive woodlands of Glengarriff Nature Reserve.

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Visit the Palazzo styled Bantry House and Gardens, the rare specimens of Garinish Island and see the views from the Martello Tower.

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Explore the beauty and tranquility of Inis Beg and take in the stunning vista of Lough Hyne.

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In the fishing village and food capital Kinsale, enjoy a visit to historic Charles Fort with spectacular views out over the Harbour.

 

 

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Finish with a return to Limerick where magic is real at Terra Nova Fairy Garden, then go back in time in Ireland’s prettiest village, Adare, before crossing the border into County Clare.

 

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Finish your tour with a magnificent stay at Dromoland Castle and enjoy the opulence
and luxury both in the castle and throughout the extensive gardens and woodlands, completing your magical Ireland stay in a fairy tale stronghold.

 

If you would like to receive a detailed daily itinerary including the cost and a booking form, please email Chrys Gardener at chrysgardener@gmail.com.