Hunting Brook Gardens consists of 5 acres of botanical herbaceous gardens and 15 acres of woodland gardens and valley. Jimi Blake, its creator, collects plants from foreign expeditions and sources rare seeds globally. This is a dynamic, innovative garden, a fusion of tropical, prairie and woodland styles. There are expansive views over the Wicklow Mountains.
The famous BBC gardening expert, Monty Don, has this to say about Hunting Brook – “Hunting Brook is a garden that is endlessly beguiling and however many times you visit it, you always find something new.”
The gardens are located between Brittas and Blessington on the N81.
April to September: Wed – Sat, 11am – 4pm.
The garden is open to the public with no booking necessary.
There may be restrictions or closures, so it is best phone in advance to double check.
Private guided tours available on request, minimum price of €180 for up to 12 people.