Gardening: The 12 gardens of Christmas

Ali Rochford A stroll around one of Ireland’s public gardens in winter is a less taxing Christmas exercise than braving the sea

13th December, 2014
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Powerscourt gardens under a blanket of snow

Winter can be a great time to visit gardens – to take a romantic stroll, entertain the visitors or simply to get out in the fresh air and clear the head. Here are 12 gardens around the island where you can go walking in a winter wonderland.

Famous for its snowdrop displays from mid-December and full of old world charm, the gardens at Altamont were made famous by the work of Corona North. Her determination to...

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