Knockrose Garden

My recent visit to Knockrose Garden, nestled on the Dublin/Wicklow border in ‘The Scalp,’ was an enchanting experience that transported me to a bygone era of peace and tranquillity. As I stepped onto the grounds, I instantly felt the frantic pace of the 21st century fade away, replaced by a serene and healing atmosphere that embraced me with open arms.

The traditional farm buildings dating back to 1750 immediately caught my eye, and the historical significance of the ‘Pale Ditch,’ marking the boundary of South County Dublin, and the majestic Scalp woods demarcating the rugged Wicklow Mountains created a sense of connection to the region’s rich past.

The tastefully renovated Calm House and Garden Studio exuded a rustic charm that perfectly complemented the surroundings. The Calm House, available for hire for Micro Wedding Ceremonies and intimate events, exuded an aura of intimacy and warmth, making it an ideal venue for cherished gatherings.

Knockrose Cottage Garden is situated 500 feet above sea level and sheltered by the towering heights of ‘The Scalp.’ The moment I stepped into this oasis of scents and colors, I was enveloped by a joyous sensory experience. The diverse array of flora in full bloom delighted my senses, and I found myself entranced by the vibrant hues and fragrances that filled the air.

A fascinating aspect of Knockrose Garden is its location on a tri-vortex of ley lines. This unique phenomenon seemed to infuse the garden with an energy that offered visitors a feeling of protection and inner peace. I found myself at ease, allowing the stresses of everyday life to melt away, and embracing a more mindful and meditative state.

The Garden Studio, available for rent, provided an inspiring space for creativity and self-expression. Whether it be creating and exhibiting art, sharing knowledge, or simply enjoying a cup of tea after exploring the garden, this cozy sanctuary offered a perfect blend of inspiration and relaxation.

Trish and Tom Farrell have created a haven at Knockrose Garden, where time seems to slow down, and nature’s embrace invites you to reconnect with your inner self. The passion and care they put into preserving the history and beauty of this place are evident in every corner. It’s a destination that not only celebrates the charm of the past but also serves as a sanctuary for those seeking solace and renewal.

My visit to Knockrose Garden was truly unforgettable, and I would highly recommend this hidden gem to anyone yearning for a respite from the bustling world and a chance to immerse themselves in the splendor of nature’s wonders.

Orlaith x

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