The Garden Guide

Tullynally Castle and Gardens

A seventeenth century Gothic revival castle with an eighteenth & nineteenth century park. Tullynally Castle has a walled garden, a grotto, follies and lakes. The estate has been owned by the Pakenhams since the 17th century, when it had a formal garden.

Wedding venue

Private hire of Walled Flower Garden or Arboretum

Head Gardener's Comment

12 acres of landscaped garden and parkland, divided between walled flower gardens, extensive woodland gardens and 2 ornamental lakes, featuring numerous huts and follies including 19th Century Grotto and Weeping Pillar.

Photograph © Tullynally


Original garden layout from 1800’s, extended and embellished with water features and woodland trail since 1960’s. Many ornamental and ancient trees.

Plants of note

Shrubs and flowers grown from seed collected in China and Tibet. Cardiocrinum Giganteum - Giant Himalayan Lily

Castlepollard, Westmeath, Ireland, N91 HV58

Open Thursday to Sunday, April to end September. Also open Bank Holidays and Heritage Week. Open 11-5pm

€7 Adult, €3 Child (over 5), €18 Family (2A + 2C). Season tickets available for €50

Visit the Tullynally Castle and Gardens website

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