Johnstown Castle Gardens
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Johnstown Castle Gardens, Wexford, Republic of Ireland
Johnstown Castle Garden is located in Wexford City and is fifty acres of ornamental grounds. The famous architect Daniel Robertson designed both Johnstown Castle gardens and Powerscourt gardens.
The grounds at Johnstown Castle Gardens contain a wide variety of trees and shrubs representing the best aspects of a formal and wild garden. The spectacular ornamental grounds and gardens surrounding the 19th century castle were designed by Daniel Robertson who is famed for the gardens at Powerscourt in Co. Wicklow.
The grounds are greatly enhanced by two lakes with folly towers and are populated with a range of waterfowl. Pleasant pathways meander through the pleasure grounds they are superbly presented to the visitor.
Frequently there are glimpses of the castle shimmering in the waters of the lake from extensive walks in tranquil, tree dotted, pleasure grounds. In the old world former farmyard is the extensive and well laid out Irish Agricultural Museum.
The Peacock Tea Room is located within the museum building,on the ground of Johnstown Castle and is open throughout the year. Serving a range of speciality coffees and other hot drinks, the tea room provides a warm and welcoming - The grounds also have a large and well-equipped picnic area.