Loughcrew Historic Gardens
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Oldcastle, Meath, Republic of Ireland
Loughcrew is located near Oldcastle, County Meath and offers 2.5 hectares of splendid gardens for visitors to explore. The property includes a medieval mote and the family church and tower house of St Oliver Plunkett.
Located near Oldcastle, County Meath, Loughcrew is a magical experience that combines history, beauty, fantasy and atmosphere. Visitors can take a walk through centuries of garden and landscape fantasy. The central area of approximately 2.5 hectares includes a lime avenue, extensive lawns and terraces, magnificent herbaceous border and physic border. Within the gardens stand a medieval mote and St Oliver Plunkett's family church and tower house.
A host of enchanting features are displayed in a setting steeped in atmosphere and history. Meet Alice as she strolls through wonderland, encounter fairies and other creatures on woodland walks. Sculptures by acclaimed artist Ann Meldon Hugh and architectural treasures await around every corner.
Garden are open on selected days throughout 2013.
Gardens and Coffee Shop: 17th March 2013 - 31st October 2013, weekdays 12.00 – 5.00 pm, weekends: 11.00 to 5.00 pm.
Telephone or check website for more information on visiting arrangements, etc., and to avoided disappointment.