Derreen Gardens, Kenmare

3.9




Derreen Garden lies on a promontory in Kilmakilloge Harbour on the Beara Peninsula, in Tuosist parish, near Kenmare in County Kerry (Republic of Ireland). Henry Petty-Fitzmaurice, 4th Marquess of Lansdowne (1816–1866) initiated the planting of the garden in 1863, but it was his son, Henry Charles Keith Petty-FitzMaurice, 5th Marquess of Lansdowne (1845–1927), who from 1870 onwards gave the garden its present shape. Today it covers more than 60 acres and includes nearly 12 km of paths.
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  • Derreen Gardens is a work in progress. This 80 acre garden serves as a quiet and beautiful place to walk. Rhododendron and azaleas were in bloom during March. Bright yellow berried hollies and...  more »
  • Lovely place super walks beside the sea in the woods etc.great coffee and snacks in the little restaurant.  more »
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  • More managed sub tropical woodland than ‘garden’. Some beautiful specimen plants and trees. Lots of rhododendron and camellia, can only imagine how lovely it is in the spring time when they are in bloom. Very much enjoyed walking around the various paths and trails
  • Great place to visit, lots of unique trees from all over the world. Not real sunny, but still beautiful. Ate lunch too, very delicious. Staff very friendly.
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