Newtownbarry House and Gardens is a member of the Wexford Garden Trail.This beautiful house and gardens has recently restored and parts of the garden dates back to the 18th Century.
Newtownbarry House and Gardens is a member of the Wexford Garden Trail. Parts of the garden which date back to the 18th and 19th century have been recently restored; the Sunken garden approximately two acres, is a colourful walled garden which includes a formal oval pool, a fountain and a series of borders filled with shrubs and herbaceous perennials, enclosed by lines of dwarf hedges. Mature trees, a rose garden and a lake complete the picture.
The garden contains many snowdrops and about 6000 spring plants - in late May, June and July the borders are at their best. The Sunken Garden with a pond and stone grotto arches, the Rose Garden and lake. There are many beautiful plants and borders around the garden including a red border and Lavender hedge.
Features of the house include a top-lit picture gallery and a richly carved staircase which lets natural light onto the landing, staircase and hall. There also many finely carved fireplaces. The library is finely crafted from wood. Newtownbarry and Stradbally are the only southern houses designed by Charles Lanyon and the same firm of architects.