Synopses & Reviews
Even from the name The Emerald Isle, it's clear that gardens are part and parcel of the history and character of Ireland. Castles, parks, and simple country gardens are all presented in this essential tour guide that features over 100 Irish gardens with lush photographs and detailed descriptions. From the imposing formal terraces of Powerscourt near Dublin to the mixed plantings of Glenveagh Castle's woodland garden, set in the wild Donegal landscape, this guide reveals breathtaking sights awaiting travelers.
Each book is designed for readers to use as they travel through a state or region or country. Illustrated in full color with photographs and watercolor maps. the guides contain insightful texts, contact data, opening hours, admission fees, and directions, making them the perfect companion for any garden enthusiast, whether tourist or armchair traveler.