Bantry House and Garden

 

Bantry House and Garden is on the fringe of Bantry Town, commanding magnificent views over the bay. It is lived in by the descendants of the Earls of Bantry and has been enjoyed by visitors for 65 years.

Bed and breakfast with 6 rooms in the main house available.

Garden highlights include classical statues, urns, and balustrades, a wisteria circle,  topiary and the Parterre. The gardens contain seven terraces; the house is located on the third. Behind the house, one hundred steps appear to rise out of a fountain. The staircase is surrounded by azaleas and rhododendron in season.

The House is open to visitors at specified times. There is a tearooms on site.

Contact Details

Bantry House

Bantry

Co Cork

Garden open April to October: 10am-5pm Monday to Sunday

Telephone:(027) 50047

 

 

Upcoming Events

We organise garden visits and garden-orientated tours in Ireland and overseas. We have a winter lecture programme, practical gardening workshops in Spring and Summer, a list of Partner Gardens, the RHSI Journal published three times a year, the RHSI  restoration of the walled garden at Russborough as our charity focus and an exciting Bicentenary Seminar planned for the RDS in September 2016. RHSI members have priority booking privileges but many events are also open to other interested gardeners.

Workshop at RHSI Garden Russborough

Saturday 16 September, 2017

Floral Art Demonstration by Julie Tracey

Wednesday 20 September, 2017

Airfield Estate Gardens

Ballymaloe Cookery School

Ballyrobert Gardens

Bantry House and Garden

Bellefield House

Benvarden Garden

Birr Castle Garden

Blarney Castle and Gardens

Burtown House and Gardens

Colclough Walled Garden

Coolaught Walled Garden

Festina Lente

Gash Gardens

Glebe Gardens

Glenavon Japanese Garden

June Blake’s Garden, Blessington

Kilfane Glen and Waterfall

Killruddery House and Gardens

Kilmokea Country Manor and Gardens

Kylemore Abbey Victorian Walled Garden

Lodge Park Walled Garden

Mount Usher Gardens

Newtownbarry House and Garden

Oakfield Park Gardens

Old Deanery Garden

Rothe House Museum and Garden

Salthill Garden

Seaforde Gardens

Terra Nova Gardens

The Bay Garden

Tullynally Castle Gardens

Tyrrelstown House Garden

Woodville Walled Garden