The gardens are open for viewing 11.00 am to 17.00 pm from April to October each year.
If you have a Sat-
While in Shinrone, why not visit the Church of Ireland there to view the wonderful display of snowdrops? It is also the ancestral burial ground of President Barak Obama's ancestors.
Bellefield House & Gardens has featured on many TV programs down through the years -
Most recently Bellefield has featured on the IrishTV Channel in the Offaly Matters Programme.
Bellefield House is:
Situated in gentle farming countryside in the heart of Ireland, close to the Georgian town of Birr, at the foot of the Sliabh Bloom mountains and near to the unique Lough Boora Bog nature park.
The location is perfect for day touring or an extended stay in the comfortable cottages in the grounds.
It is justly famed for its snowdrop and hellebore collection with old daffodils and tulips in Spring. The season extends into Summer with iris and peony displays. Autumn is noteworthy for late flowering perennials, fruit and vegetables.
The Folly and Flowers
The courtyard links the rentable accommodation to Bellefield House