Coosheen Garden

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Address: 15 Johnstown Park, Glounthane, Cork, T45CC42, IE

Situated on the estuary of Cork harbour ‘Coosheen’ houses a unique collection of plants that provide interest and colour throughout the year.

It is a real plantsmans garden where plants are centre stage.

Hester Forde has an insatiable appetite for plants which makes this a must see garden for the plant enthusiast. A series of raised beds and troughs are home to rare and unusual smaller perennials, alpines and bulbs. It is truly a woodland garden in a suburban space and is home to an expansive collection of fashionable woodland plants that create a wonderful tapestry of foliage in the springtime. A clever choice of trees for the smaller garden and a circular lawn give an illusion of space and a magnificent backdrop for the plant collection.

Coosheen has featured in the RHS The Garden (May 2017) in a feature entitled “Popping the Cork” and will also appear in Gardens Illustrated (January 2018).

Opening Times

Open for groups by appointment, April - September
February for snowdrops.

Coach and car parking available.

Garden also accessible by train from Cork city,Cobh or Midelton.
Toilet facilities. Teas and other refreshments on request.
Plants for sale, many of which grow in the garden.

Interactive Tour

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