Monksgrange Garden & Norman Gallery

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Monksgrange House, Rathnure, Enniscorthy, Wexford,
Mr Jeremy & Rosie Hill

Monksgrange Garden & Norman Gallery has extensive gardens with views to Mount Leinster. A walk around some of the bucolic beds and borders is a must.

Supplanting the original 18th century garden, the current layout was completed in the 1920’s. A folly castle built in 1822 adds an air of history to its surrounding garden. This garden contains wonderful specimen trees and shrubs, and a collection of azaleas and rhododendrons. Peaceful paths meander along a natural stream where ponds, small waterfalls and sculpture create interest and calm.
The acid soil and temperate climate allow a variety of plants to thrive including some tenders you’ll see eucryphia, hoheria, camellia, pieris, and magnolia mingling with the scented philadelphus.