This Victorian classical house near the River Slaney is surrounded by lawns, ancient trees and a sunken garden. The Irish historical house can be visited and has a tea room and art gallery. Parts of Newtownbarry House and Gardens date back to the 18th and 19th century and have been recently restored. The Sunken Garden covering approx. two acres is a colourful walled garden which includes a formal oval pool, a fountain and a series of borders filled with shrubs and herbaceous perennials, enclosed by lines of dwarf hedges, mature trees, a rose garden and a lake.
FACILITIES: Car park, toilets and Farm Cafe. Wheelchair accessible.
HOW TO FIND US: In Bunclody town cross over the bridge in the direction of Carnew and the entrance gates are directly ahead.
GPS: 52.65673, -6.65035
OPENING TIMES: May 28th – August 30th, Tuesday to Sunday including Bank Holiday Mondays 12 noon to 6 p.m. Gallery, farm cafe serving tea, coffee and cakes and gift shop also open. Lunch options also available with prior booking.
Gallery Exhibitions: Painting and Prints of flowers and gardens by 21 different artistsh.
Callan, Canning, Cuffe, Doolan, Doolan, Doyle, Fanning, Fennell, Gaynor, Grant, Latchford, Levinge, Lynch – Morrin, Lynn, Norton, Norton, Petters, Robertson, Rogers, Somerville, Von Ryswyk. Open from the 2nd July – 30th July
EVENTS IN 2017: Newtownbarry House Gallery is featuring a wonderful Flower and Garden Art Exhibition this summer. The actual garden tours are €6 each and the Art Exhibition is free, opening hours are 12 pm. to 6pm every day.
ADMISSION: Gardens – adult €4/ Conc. & Groups 10+ €3. House tour – adult €4/ Cons. & Groups 10+ €3. Children under 12 free.