Templebreedy Gardens was given a wonderful canvas set beneath the imposing Templebreedy Church, surrounding The Old Rectory (1814), extending to the Cruchán' woods and overlooking Cork Harbour and Crosshaven.
It features a variety of garden rooms which include woodland areas, a formal box garden, small walled garden crammed full of herbaceous perennials, and much more. This old-world setting features many surprises and multiple windows with varying plant combinations, herbaceous plants, shrubs, grasses and trees.
A wonderful mix of naturalistic and formal garden offering the owners and visitors a bit of heaven
on earth. A must see for a plant enthusiast with lots of time for a slow appreciative walk
special feat ures The gardens were featured: in the SKY programme Show me your garden in 2015, featuring English, Irish & Scottish private gardens; in Shirley Lanigan's Open Gardens
of Ireland in 2017.
The Old Rectory and gardens are listed in the Irish National Inventory of Architectural Heritage.
Open to groups only, by appointment, from May to August.
Entrance Fee 7.00 per person
Directions Use Eircode/Postcode
P43 E129 with Google Maps.