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


Co Cork

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

Telephone:(027) 50047



Upcoming Events

RHSI members have priority booking privileges but many events are also open to other interested gardeners.

Book now for the upcoming practical workshops at Russborough on PRUNING 24 March and on GARDEN DESIGN 14 April.

Tel: +353 1  4937 154 or


Spring Plant Sale

Saturday 28 April, 2018

Lecture – Airfield: a work in progress

Wednesday 11 April, 2018

Garden Design Workshop

Saturday 14 April, 2018

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

Loughcrew Gardens

Mount Usher Gardens

Newtownbarry House and Garden

Oakfield Park Gardens

Old Deanery Garden

Rothe House Museum and Garden

Salthill Garden

Seaforde Gardens

Strokestown Park Gardens

Terra Nova Gardens

The Bay Garden

The Dower House

Tullynally Castle Gardens

Tyrrelstown House Garden

Victorian Working Garden at Fota House

Woodville Walled Garden