Birch Cottage

Garden Name: Birch Cottage
Date: Saturday 1st July 2017
Opening times: 2.00pm – 5.30pm Adm €5.00
Address: Birch Cottage, Kilgarron Hill, Enniskerry, Co Wicklow A98NV00
Garden Owners: Clare & Gordon Gill 087 9520085

New to the Hospice Open Garden Trail this year –  please note the directions below.

Garden Description:

Birch Cottage is an informal cottage style garden on 3/4 of an acre which the owners purchased as a barren sandy sloping site in 1982.   Today it consists of mixed shrubberies and colourful herbaceous borders.  It is an informal family garden with meandering paths and lawns.  The owners have tried to create a highly scented garden with the addition of Rosemary hedges various herbs and scented roses.

Please note the other gardens open on this date and include them in your trail Carysfort Lodge, Blackrock and Springhill, Killiney 

Partially Wheelchair accessible


Directions: When you come to Enniskerry via Motorway – continue on the road with the Spar shop on your right and the monument on the left – pass a little vegatble shop on the left – row of 2 storey cottages – and about another 1000 meters up on the left – you will see the Open Garden Sign.  Main entrance is on Killgarron Hill shared with neighbours so please follow the signs until you reach Birch Cottage. 50 meters from gate to garden.

Parking on one side only of Main Road – (please note if you park in Enniskerry village there is a steep uphill walk)