Ballycommane Garden

Spread out in a tranquil valley in West Cork and surrounded by green rolling hills, Ballycommane Garden (4 acres) features a huge variety of native and exotic shrubs and trees. Many plants from all over the world can be discovered, including subtropical species from the southern hemisphere. Specialist collections include scented and edible plants. Another specialist collection in the garden comprises exotic flora from the Azores, rarely seen elsewhere.

Secluded garden rooms, a pond and a greenhouse provide ever-changing vistas while following the stone paths meandering through lush greenery. Mown grass provides a neat edge to some of the more naturalistic, Robinsonian-style parts of the garden. We invite you to explore at your leasure, or to just sit down and relax. At the highest point in the garden, there is an ancient monument guarded by towering Monterey pines. It comprises the Ballycommane boulder-burial site and a pair of standing stones, dating back to the Bronze Age. From this magical place, there is a panoramic view over the surrounding landscape, with the hills of Sheep’s Head peninsula seen in the distance.

In line with current guidelines, visiting is by appointment only.

Ballycommane House, Ballycommane, Durrus, Co. Cork P75 A020.
M: 085 860 4236.  T: 027 62799

Free entry to RHSI members on presentation of current membership card.

Upcoming Events



Floral Art demonstration by Suzanne Cray

Wednesday 20 February, 2019

Day Tour to Altamont Garden, Co Carlow

Saturday 09 February, 2019

Airfield Estate Gardens

Ardan Garden

Ballintubbert Gardens and House

Ballycommane Garden

Ballyedmond Castle Garden

Ballymaloe Cookery School

Ballyrobert Gardens

Bantry House and Garden

Belvedere House Gardens & Park

Benvarden Garden

Birr Castle Demesne

Blarney Castle and Gardens

Burtown House and Gardens

Caher Bridge Garden

Colclough Walled Garden

Collon House

Coolaught Walled Garden

Coolwater Garden

Dawros Gallery & Garden

Dower House

Drimbawn Garden

Dromana House and Gardens

Festina Lente

Fota House – Victorian Working Garden

Gash Gardens

Glenarm Castle Walled Garden

Glenavon Japanese Garden

Hester Forde Garden – ‘Coosheen Garden’

Hillsborough Castle and Gardens

Hunting Brook Gardens

Irish National Stud and Gardens – The Japanese Gardens and St. Fiachra’s Garden

Johnstown Castle, Estate, Museum and Gardens

June Blake’s Garden

Kilfane Glen and Waterfall

Kilgar Gardens

Killruddery House and Gardens

Killyreagh Garden

Kilmokea Country Manor and Gardens

Kilravock Garden

Kylemore Abbey and Victorian Walled Garden

Lodge Park Walled Garden

Loughcrew Gardens


Mount Congreve Gardens

Mount Stewart House and Gardens

Mount Usher Gardens

Oakfield Park

Old Deanery Garden

Patthana Garden

Rothe House Museum and Garden

Rowallane Garden

Salthill Garden

Seaforde Gardens

Seanabea Cottage


Strokestown Park Gardens

Tourin House & Gardens

Tullynally Castle Gardens

Tyrrelstown House Garden

Woodville Walled Garden

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