These Authentic Japanese Gardens are set in the beautiful seaside town of Tramore, County Waterford, Ireland. These stunning gardens reflect the life and extensive wanderings of Patrick Lafcadio Hearn (Koizumi Yakumo), who grew up in Ireland, and whose life journey embraced several parts of the world.
Follow Lafcadio Hearn’s life journey, first through 11 unique garden areas which feature many Japanese plants and Japanese architectural features. The Lafcadio Hearn Japanese Gardens are a haven of beauty and tranquility for all who visit.
Children are introduced to these magical gardens through a special children’s discovery trail, secret pathways, woodlands and Lafcadio Hearn’s fairytales and folklore.
GARDENS OPEN EVERY DAY (Weather permitting)
Summer 10am – 6pm
Winter 11am – 5pm.
Please always check times and opening days and entry prices on website, or to buy tickets.
Outdoor Tea/Coffee and Fresh Cakes available .
Special Japanese Culture Evening Tours including: Sushi and Sake
ENCHANTED GARDEN – WINTER LIGHT FESTIVAL – DEC/EARLY JANUARY
FOLKLORE AND FAIRYTALE FESTIVAL – JUNE
HALLOWEEN FESTIVAL – OCTOBER
Throughout Year: Popup Events/Music/Drama/Literary Events
Check out Website and Facebook for news of events and to book tickets.
TOUR & WEDDING ENQUIRIES:
Tel: 087 7973861 – Int Tel: +353877973861