Burtown House and Gardens

The gardens at Burtown are made up of several areas, including large herbaceous borders, shrubberies, a rock garden, a yew walk divided by a pergola, a sundial garden, an old orchard, a more formal stable yard garden and a large woodland garden surrounded on all sides by water. This woodland, known as the Nutgrove, hosts a fine collection of candelabra primulas, hostas, ferns and iris, amongst other plants. There are many old roses, peonies and clematis, and a walled organic vegetable garden that has been in continuous production for over 150 years.

Contact Details

Burtown House,


Co. Kildare,

Gardens open 11 April – 29 September, 11.00am – 5.30pm, Thursday – Sunday and bank holidays.

The Gallery Cafe is open every Thursday – Sunday

Tel: +353 59 8623148

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  info@rhsi.ie


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