This [singular] post could never do Tullynally gardens its deserved justice. For that reason and thank God I remembered to bring my microphone, my journey through the wonderland of a garden airs this Friday 17th August on Dublin’s garden radio show and podcast.
Tullynally Gardens without question is one the finest little gems I have ever managed to stumble across. They are big, larger and vast. In context, though the return journey was shorter, it took me over 2.5 hours to walk to the lower lake at the foot of the gardens.
As I walked out of the tea rooms through to the formal lawns I began to think; How many people do you know can say they’ve planted a tree. Go one better and try say that about your Great Grand Parents, going back 400 years and that that tree still exists today, within the family garden, in the family home, that is still within the same family. Pretty special when you think about it.