Knockpatrick Gardens is one of many Irish gardens open to the public in the Mid-West of Ireland. You might also enjoy Boyces Garden, Terra Nova Garden, Moanwing Garden.
This award winning three acre garden enjoys a spectacular location overlooking the scenic Shannon Estuary.
Garden on the Wild Atlantic Way
Knockpatrick Gardens are located just a short distance from Foynes in West County Limerick and ideally situated for a day trip from Limerick, Shannon, Ennis and Tipperary or if you are on the Wild Atlantic Way route.
Knockpatrick garden is almost 100 years old and was started by Tim's father in the 1920's. Some of the older trees and shrubs include magnolias, crinodendrons, beech and red horse chestnuts. The maturity of the older trees and shrubs offer wonderful shelter to more tender shrubs and plants.
The gardens are a haven for enthusiasts and contain a variety of colour through the collections of rhododendrons, camellias, azaleas, bamboos, primulas, poppies and many varieties of tree ferns and grasses.
The garden is divided into different levels with pools and water features among the plants. Roses, clematis, perennials, an arboretum and a large collection of hydrangeas offer interest throughout the flowering seasons.
There are many large mature trees including maples, red horse chestnut, palm, oak, monkey puzzle, cedar and magnolia.
Knockpatrick Gardens is included in a list of the 10 Best Things to Do in County Limerick and features in the 100 Best Gardens in Ireland.