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We are so fortunate here in the premier county of Tipperary to be surrounded by some of Ireland’s best gardens which are opened to the public. 

So while staying with us in Talbot Hotel Clonmel, which one do you visit during your short stay?

To make the decision easy we’ve rounded up a little taster of the best, some of which will already be known to the more seasoned garden visitors, while others are secret gems just waiting to be discovered.

Our local choice:

Petrovska Garden, Old Spar Road, Kilganey, Clonmel is a mere 10 minute drive from Talbot Hotel Clonmel.

This is a woodland garden set on seven acres, with mountain streams comprising of a series of contrasting areas connected by gravel and wooden walkways. It is suitable and accessible for all ages. 

The very caring and gifted proprietors are Michael O’Riordan & Snezana Petrovska. 

You can book your viewing appointment by contacting them directly in advance of your visit.

Their contact number is 087-9576129 or equally can by checked out on line on 

Surrounding choices:

Due to Clonmel’s close proximity to the Cork and Waterford borders, it opens up an array of garden options to view.

The below links are by appointment only, with the exception of Ballyboy House and Gardens, Clogheen and Fancroft Mill and Gardens up in North Tipperary. 

The next nearest garden experiences are in Counties Waterford and Carlow as below. 

Mount Congreve and Laficado Japanese Gardens are in Tramore.

Carlow Garden Trail

There are also some gardens in the wider Munster Vales area all again in close driving proximity to the hotel.

The Waterford Garden Trail

The two gardens listed below are part of the Ballyhoura Garden Experience both in County Limerick:

In Cappoquin there is the following houses and gardens:

So if you have green fingers, love viewing gardens, and enjoy the great outdoors there is no better region to visit than Clonmel. 

To book your next break away for your gardening group or just a break for yourself click here to book