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Kilravock Garden

A 2 acre garden on a south facing slope, developed since 1989 by Malcolm and Phemie Rose. There is a woodland garden, Mediterranean garden and Southern Hemisphere walk.

Head Gardener's Comment

A 2 acre terraced garden overlooking beautiful Dunmanus Bay planted to take full advantage of the temperate climate of West Cork. There are many 'rooms' in the garden transporting the visitor from the cool woodland garden to the hot Mediterranean Garden with perhaps a stroll through the fernery, the southern hemisphere walk and the fernery en route.

Photograph © Kilravock Gardens
Photograph © Kilravock Gardens

History

The garden was started from a very unpromising rocky site on the side of a hill in 1989.

Plants of note

There are collections of Sorbus, Tree Ferns, Terrestial Ferns, Restios, Palms, Cordylines, Acers and Southern Hemisphere Plants.

Kilravock Gardens, Durrus, County Cork, Ireland

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