Johnstown Castle, Estate, Museum and Gardens

Situated just outside Wexford town, Johnstown Castle is not only of national importance but a place of romantic charm and tranquility. The three spectacular lakes, walled gardens, Gothic towers and sculptures all offer the setting for this great 19th century castle. Visitors can enjoy walks in the woodlands and around the almost 5 acre Castle Lake. The ornamental gardens and hothouses, covering 4 acres, originally designed in the mid 1800s, still retain their early design today. Restoration and improvement works are ongoing and volunteers are always welcome.

In May 2019, the Castle at Johnstown will open for the first time to the public after initial conservation works. The Irish Heritage Trust manages this new visitor experience and is working with Johnstown Castle Estate owners Teagasc and the Irish Agricultural Museum.

Open all year – 17 March to 31 October 9am – 5pm and 1 November to 16 March 9am – 4pm

T: 053 918 4671 W:


Entrance fee: 50% discount to members on production 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

Ballintubbert Gardens and House

Ballycommane Garden

Ballymaloe Cookery School

Ballyrobert Gardens

Bantry House and Garden

Benvarden Garden

Birr Castle Garden

Blarney Castle and Gardens

Burtown House and Gardens

Colclough Walled Garden

Collon House

Coolaught Walled Garden

Coolwater Garden

Dower House

Festina Lente

Fota House – Victorian Working Garden

Gash Gardens

Glebe Gardens

Glenavon Japanese Garden

Hester Forde Garden – ‘Coosheen Garden’

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 Victorian Walled Garden

Lodge Park Walled Garden

Loughcrew Gardens

Mount Stewart House and Gardens

Mount Usher Gardens

Oakfield Park Gardens

Old Deanery Garden

Patthana Garden

Rothe House Museum and Garden

Rowallane Garden

Salthill Garden

Seaforde Gardens

Seanabea Cottage

Strokestown Park Gardens

Terra Nova Gardens

Tullynally Castle Gardens

Tyrrelstown House Garden

Woodville Walled Garden

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