Brigit's Garden

LOCATION

ROSSCAHILL, COUNTY GALWAY

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At the heart of Brigit's Garden are four unique gardens based on the old Celtic festivals and representing the cycle of life. There are 11 acres of woodland and wildflower meadows to explore with a nature trail, a stone chamber, an original ring fort and the impressively large Brigit's Sundial. Family friendly with a kids discovery trail and natural play areas. Special events all year round, including on Bealtaine (May Day) and the Summer Solstice.

Brigit's Garden
Pollagh, ROSSCAHILL, Co Galway
Phone : 091 550905

Features

Facilities
  • Parking onsite
  • Cafe
Accessibility
  • Buildings and gardens fully accessible, only section of nature trail not accessible
  • Accessible toilets
Opening Times
  • Open all year
  • Opening Times: Open all year, daily 10-5.30

About The area

Discover County Galway

County Galway on the west coast features Galway a very lively city, filled with shops, cafes and bars. Thanks to its university and the number of industries that have come to the town, it combines traditional appeal with modern-day attractions. It is also one of the places where you are likely to hear Irish spoken.

In July there’s the Galway International Arts Festival, and in the last two weeks of July or the first week in August, the Galway Races are on, so things can get very busy. Medieval Galway enjoyed great prosperity through trade with the rest of Ireland, Spain and beyond.

It all came to an end after the city was attacked by Oliver Cromwell in 1652, and again by King William III in 1691, but you can see evidence of this former wealth in the decoration of ancient doorways, window frames and walls. Rich merchants would employ the best stone-carvers to adorn their town houses with their coats of arms, and with grotesque sculptures and heraldic beasts.

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