Why not make a weekend of it in Co. Laois and visit some of our top gardens throughout the county. Many of these gardens give guided tours and workshops. These gardens are part of the Laois Garden Trail and are open by appointment during the Summer months. Further information can also be found on their website and on Laois Garden Trail Facebook page.

Please note: Tours and courses may be by appointment only, fees may apply. Please see contact details for each garden below.


Emo Court

Heywood Gardens

Castle Durrow

Dunmore Country School

R32 HC93

Fruitlawn Garden

Gash Gardens

Gortnalee Garden

Dove Sensory Garden

Selous Lodge Garden

Clonohill Garden

Ballintubbert Gardens



Spink Community Grounds is situated 5km east of Abbeyleix on the R430 road to Carlow. Travel time from a selection of locations:

Portlaoise – 15 minutes
Carlow – 25 minutes
Kilkenny – 35 minutes
Dublin – 70 minutes
Tullamore – 50 minutes
Newbridge – 40 minutes
Thurles – 40 minutes
Limerick – 75 minutes
Waterford – 75 minutes
Cork – 95 minutes


Buy online now or at the gate on the day.

Adults – €10 (plus booking fee)
Students – €5 (plus booking fee)
Under 12s go free

Sunday 9th June 2024, 12pm – 6pm

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Funded by the Department of Rural and Community Development.