Tramore House Gardens-The Lafcadio Hearn Garden
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Pond Road, Tramore, Waterford, Republic of Ireland
A new garden has been developed at Tramore house. The Lafcadio Hearn Gardens, is a new style of a Japanese Strolling Garden is now open to visit.
Located in County Waterford, Tramore House is a Victorian home surrounded by a 2.5 acre garden,
The redevelopment of Tramore House Gardens: In 2014 the work is to commence on an new garden, a Memorial Garden, which is to be laid out on the 2.5-acre grounds of Tramore House. A Japanese Strolling Garden, with ponds, rock grottoes, woodland, set on a naturally sloping site facing the sea.
This Japanese garden will commemorating the writer and translator Patrick Lafcadio Hearn – one of those most admired western figures to live in that culture and who is known in Japan as Koizumi Yakumo. He spent his boyhood summers in Tramore.
Please note, Tramore House is not open to the public, as it is currently used as the Regional Design Office for the National Roads Authority.