National Heritage Week at Doneraile Court
Culture and Nature at Doneraile Court .
As part of Heritage Week 2020, there will be 4 Guided Heritage Tours of the restored gardens at Doneraile Court on the following dates:
❇️ Thursday 20th of August 2pm and 3.30pm
❇️ Friday 21st of August at 2pm and 3pm
*Entry Free - Tickets on the day will be available at the footbridge entry point to the right of the main house door
*Due to Covid19 restrictions numbers are capped at 20 per outdoor tour
Hear all about the Pinery Vinery where Pineapples and Grapes were grown at Doneraile Court, and the 18th and 19th-century gardens history, the Pleasure Grounds and the Gardeners cottages.
The Tours will be delivered by:
❇️Neil Porteous - an advisor to OPW leading the restoration of Anne’s Grove Gardens in Co. Cork,
Neil has spoken about gardens in venues ranging from universities to castles.
❇️Colin Jones - Estate manager at Doneraile Estate, Colin is leading the restoration of Doneraile gardens and also manages Anne’s Grove gardens, and has a vast knowledge of plants and garden history of planting at Doneraile estate.