Ballysaggartmore Lodges - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
About Ballysaggartmore Lodges
Ballysaggartmore Towers are two ornate entrance lodges that are situated on the former Ballysaggartmore Demesne approx 2.5 kilometres from the town of Lismore in County Waterford, Ireland. The structures are considered architectural "follies".They were constructed for an Anglo Irish Landlord, Arthur Keily-Ussher no later than 1834. The house itself was large but of a very plain design, which was in obvious contrast to the lodges.
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Lismore Castle(Caisleán an Leasa Mhóir)
2.25km from Ballysaggartmore Lodges
Lismore Castle is a luxury exclusive use castle, built by King John in 1185. It sleeps up to 27 guests and is perfect for family gatherings and celebrations. Spread over seven acres, the historic gardens at Lismore Castle in County Waterford are divided into two very distinct and different halves. The Upper Garden is a complete example of the 17th-century walled garden first constructed here by Richard Boyle, the First Earl of Cork, in about 1605.
Lady Louisa's Walk
2.33km from Ballysaggartmore Lodges
Lady Louisa’s walk is a gentle and picturesque walk which takes you, for the most part, on a woodland walk along the river bank. Along the walk one can expect to find plants such as beech, ash, ferns, spindle tree, holly and ivy as well as wood sorrel, golden saxifrage and wild garlic. Make sure to look back along the riverbank as you walk to catch views of Lismore Castle.
St. Carthage's Cathedral
2.46km from Ballysaggartmore Lodges
St. Carthage Cathedral, Lismore is a Church of Ireland cathedral in Lismore, County Waterford. It is in the ecclesiastical province of Dublin. Formerly the cathedral of the Diocese of Lismore, it is now one of six cathedrals in the United Dioceses of Cashel and Ossory. The medieval cathedral was in ruins after a fire in the 17th century.
2.46km from Ballysaggartmore Lodges
Lismore Castle Gardens are situated on the outskirts of Lismore town, Spread over seven acres, the historic gardens at Lismore Castle in County Waterford are divided into two very distinct and different halves. The Upper Garden is a complete example of the 17th-century walled garden first constructed here by Richard Boyle, the First Earl of Cork, in about 1605. The Gardens are open 7 days a week from 10.30 am – 5.30 pm.
7.39km from Ballysaggartmore Lodges
Tourin Gardens and woodland, created by countless generations since the tower house was first built in 1560 extends over 15 acres to the banks of the Blackwater river. Fine collections of trees, shrubs and plants give colourful displays at all times of the year. The gardens at Tourin House extend over 2 hectares and include a walled garden. A fine collection of camellias, rhododendrons, magnolias and other shrubs give a beautiful seasonal display of colour.
Cappoquin House and Gardens
7.7km from Ballysaggartmore Lodges
Cappoquin House is an 18th century Georgian mansion built on the site of an old Fitzgerald castle with a large south facing hillside garden. The gardens are not wheelchair friendly being on a slope. 5 acres, south facing on acid soil. Wide range of interesting herbaceous plants, shrubs and trees.
Discover More Attractions in Waterford, Home of Ballysaggartmore Lodges
County Waterford is a county in Ireland. It is in the province of Munster and is part of the South-East Region. is the oldest city in Ireland and it is the perfect blend of ancient and modern. It is renowned for its exciting festivals and events such as the West Waterford Festival of Food, Spraoi, Winterval, Harvest Festival, Taste Tramore, Dunmore East Bluegrass Festival and Waterford Film Festival and many more.