Best gardens in Cork

Check out the top gardens in Cork, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Fitzgerald's Park
1. Fitzgerald's Park
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40 local reviews
Fitzgerald's Park
Closed · Opens in 7 minutes
+353 21 492 4333
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Majella
Named after Edward Fitzgerald, the city's Lord Mayor who organized Cork's International Exhibition in 1902,…
Talia
Ancient city gardens in excellent condition, playground for the kids, rose gardens and gnarly trees for the…
Catriona
Park / Garden / Cork Museum. This is a lovely walk and close to the University. I would normally recommend to…
1. Fitzgerald's Park
1. Fitzgerald's Park
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40 local reviews
Fitzgerald's Park
Closed · Opens in 7 minutes
+353 21 492 4333
Majella
Majella
Named after Edward Fitzgerald, the city's Lord Mayor who organized Cork's International Exhibition in 1902, Fitzgerald Park is a tranquil…
Talia
Talia
Ancient city gardens in excellent condition, playground for the kids, rose gardens and gnarly trees for the green fingered, outdoor…
Catriona
Catriona
Park / Garden / Cork Museum. This is a lovely walk and close to the University. I would normally recommend to guests to walk from my home…
2. Deep South Cork
2. Deep South Cork
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12 local reviews
51 Grand Parade
Closed · Opens 4:00 PM
+353 86 795 0544
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Donal
Second best beer garden in the city (after Tom Barry's). Open late and in the heart of town so a good spot to…
Jéssica
The pub has a great space, beer garden, Gourmet Sausage Sandwich, and the best Hot whiskey.
Corinne
Great cocktails, music and beer garden - particularly good on the weekend!
2. Deep South Cork
2. Deep South Cork
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12 local reviews
51 Grand Parade
Closed · Opens 4:00 PM
+353 86 795 0544
Donal
Donal
Second best beer garden in the city (after Tom Barry's). Open late and in the heart of town so a good spot to hit later in the night.
Jéssica
Jéssica
The pub has a great space, beer garden, Gourmet Sausage Sandwich, and the best Hot whiskey.
Corinne
Corinne
Great cocktails, music and beer garden - particularly good on the weekend!
3. Fionnbarra
3. Fionnbarra
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4 local reviews
73 Douglas Street
Closed · Opens 10:30 AM
(021) 484 7543
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Solene
A great pub with a warm atmosphere, great art on the walls and a good beer garden. Good for coffee in the…
Sheila
Great pub with beer garden & pizza. Large selection of foreign and domestic beers, whiskey & gins. 5 min walk…
Tatiana
Fionnbarra pub & beer garden, one of the widest selections of foreign and domestic beers, one of the finest…
3. Fionnbarra
3. Fionnbarra
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4 local reviews
73 Douglas Street
Closed · Opens 10:30 AM
(021) 484 7543
Solene
Solene
A great pub with a warm atmosphere, great art on the walls and a good beer garden. Good for coffee in the afternoon too. They sometimes do…
Sheila
Sheila
Great pub with beer garden & pizza. Large selection of foreign and domestic beers, whiskey & gins. 5 min walk from city centre. Pet dogs are…
Tatiana
Tatiana
Fionnbarra pub & beer garden, one of the widest selections of foreign and domestic beers, one of the finest selections of whiskey and gins…
4. Blarney Castle
4. Blarney Castle
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30 local reviews
Blarney Castle
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
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John
Kiss the Blarney Stone. There is a very large castle, huge gardens, grounds and a House to visit and see. A…
Finbarr
This is one of Irelands gems. A large Castle with battlements on which you can Kiss the famous Blarney stone…
Mathieu
Old Castle in Blarney Village reachable by bus 215. ( I think). Gardens are lovely.
4. Blarney Castle
4. Blarney Castle
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30 local reviews
Blarney Castle
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
John
John
Kiss the Blarney Stone. There is a very large castle, huge gardens, grounds and a House to visit and see. A full half day is needed and it's…
Finbarr
Finbarr
This is one of Irelands gems. A large Castle with battlements on which you can Kiss the famous Blarney stone and enjoy their beautiful…
Mathieu
Mathieu
Old Castle in Blarney Village reachable by bus 215. ( I think). Gardens are lovely.
5. Front Lodge, Blarney Castle
5. Front Lodge, Blarney Castle
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15 local reviews
Front Lodge, Blarney Castle, Blarney
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Jéssica
The castle and grounds are beautifully maintained and the gardens are quite varied and beautiful. You can…
Qinyuan
The 13th century Castle, a poison garden, a big farmland behind which can take you half day walk there, of…
Ray
World Famous Castle and Gardens - and why not kiss the Blarney stone while you're there
5. Front Lodge, Blarney Castle
5. Front Lodge, Blarney Castle
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15 local reviews
Front Lodge, Blarney Castle, Blarney
Jéssica
Jéssica
The castle and grounds are beautifully maintained and the gardens are quite varied and beautiful. You can spend the whole day exploring…
Qinyuan
Qinyuan
The 13th century Castle, a poison garden, a big farmland behind which can take you half day walk there, of course, you need the good…
Ray
Ray
World Famous Castle and Gardens - and why not kiss the Blarney stone while you're there
6. Fota House
6. Fota House
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3 local reviews
Fota House
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
(021) 481 5543
ParkEstablishment
Leigh
A beautiful listed building with an in house café, wonderful gardens and an arboretum, a great place for a…
Caroline & James
Tranquil walk around the gardens throughout the year. The cafe is a brilliant addition also.
Bree
The gardens here are free and amazing.
6. Fota House
6. Fota House
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3 local reviews
Fota House
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
(021) 481 5543
Leigh
Leigh
A beautiful listed building with an in house café, wonderful gardens and an arboretum, a great place for a picnic on a sunny day!
Caroline & James
Caroline & James
Tranquil walk around the gardens throughout the year. The cafe is a brilliant addition also.
Bree
Bree
The gardens here are free and amazing.
7. Fota Wildlife Park
7. Fota Wildlife Park
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60 local reviews
Fota Wildlife Park, Fota
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+353 21 481 2678
ZooParkPoint of interest
Allen
You can walk along the beach right into the town of Youghal, you can meet over 90 species of wildlife at Fota,…
Brian
Nice walk through the park and you get to see all the animals. Foot House is also nice to wander around for…
Trish
Spend a few hours or the day here. Cafe in park or bring a picnic. While here visit Fota House and Gardens.
7. Fota Wildlife Park
7. Fota Wildlife Park
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60 local reviews
Fota Wildlife Park, Fota
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+353 21 481 2678
Allen
Allen
You can walk along the beach right into the town of Youghal, you can meet over 90 species of wildlife at Fota, including tigers, rhino's and…
Brian
Brian
Nice walk through the park and you get to see all the animals. Foot House is also nice to wander around for it's gardens.
Trish
Trish
Spend a few hours or the day here. Cafe in park or bring a picnic. While here visit Fota House and Gardens.
8. Blarney Castle
8. Blarney Castle
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16 local reviews
Blarney Castle
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Majella
A ten-kilometre road trip northwest from Cork city takes you to one of Ireland's most talked about attractions…
Gerard
•Very old castle with beautiful gardens •Known for the blarney stone which is said to give the “gift of the…
Trish
Kiss the Blarney stone if you dare, stroll in the gardens.
8. Blarney Castle
8. Blarney Castle
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16 local reviews
Blarney Castle
Majella
Majella
A ten-kilometre road trip northwest from Cork city takes you to one of Ireland's most talked about attractions, Blarney Castle, home to the…
Gerard
Gerard
•Very old castle with beautiful gardens •Known for the blarney stone which is said to give the “gift of the gab” (charisma)
Trish
Trish
Kiss the Blarney stone if you dare, stroll in the gardens.
9. The Vicarstown Inn
9. The Vicarstown Inn
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4 local reviews
52 N Main St
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
(021) 239 3375
Establishment
Brian & Peter
Another one of our favorite pubs, very cosy with a nice large beer garden out back.
Martina And Marko
Nice pub with lovely beer garden.
9. The Vicarstown Inn
9. The Vicarstown Inn
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4 local reviews
52 N Main St
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
(021) 239 3375
Brian & Peter
Brian & Peter
Another one of our favorite pubs, very cosy with a nice large beer garden out back.
Martina And Marko
Martina And Marko
Nice pub with lovely beer garden.
10. The White Horse
10. The White Horse
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6 local reviews
The White Horse, West Village
Closed · Opens 12:00 PM (noon)
+353 21 487 1388
BarRestaurantPoint of interest
Joanne
Great food, great atmosphere, great beer garden!
10. The White Horse
10. The White Horse
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6 local reviews
The White Horse, West Village
Closed · Opens 12:00 PM (noon)
+353 21 487 1388
Joanne
Joanne
Great food, great atmosphere, great beer garden!
11. Griffins Garden Centre
11. Griffins Garden Centre
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2 local reviews
Griffins Garden Centre, Agharinagh, Dripsey
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
(021) 733 4286
Establishment
Pat
Griffins is a destination garden centre started over 25 years ago from a green field site in scenic Dripsey…
Joe
Located at one of Irelands best garden centres. The Cafe and Restaurant is open from 9am to 5pm daily…
11. Griffins Garden Centre
11. Griffins Garden Centre
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2 local reviews
Griffins Garden Centre, Agharinagh, Dripsey
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
(021) 733 4286
Pat
Pat
Griffins is a destination garden centre started over 25 years ago from a green field site in scenic Dripsey. It is now one of the most…
Joe
Joe
Located at one of Irelands best garden centres. The Cafe and Restaurant is open from 9am to 5pm daily. Breakfast options, and they serve a…
12. Tom Barry's
12. Tom Barry's
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6 local reviews
113 Barrack St
Closed · Opens 12:00 PM (noon)
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Chris & Rose
This is a magical spot. One of Cork's oldest pubs. It is as cosy as they get on the inside and there is a…
Donal
My favorite bar in Cork city. Lovely cozy, chilled out vibe with amazing beer garden, pizza and board games!!
12. Tom Barry's
12. Tom Barry's
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6 local reviews
113 Barrack St
Closed · Opens 12:00 PM (noon)
Chris & Rose
Chris & Rose
This is a magical spot. One of Cork's oldest pubs. It is as cosy as they get on the inside and there is a beautifully lit up beer garden…
Donal
Donal
My favorite bar in Cork city. Lovely cozy, chilled out vibe with amazing beer garden, pizza and board games!!