Calling all history lovers! Make sure to visit the beautiful Belvedere House Gardens & Park, on your next day off in the Midlands. This beautiful facility provides visitors with an opportunity to see the fantastic grounds and lakeside. The entire site is 160 acres in size and includes a beautifully restored villa, that has been transformed, into an exhibition centre and museum.
The house has a beautiful walled garden at the back, which is a fine example of Victorian architecture, which has some of Ireland’s finest examples of exotic plants, with an impressive selection of Romantic Follies. Visitors can also experience the famous “Jealous Wall” in person. This wall has been referenced in many books and stories and is the centre of fascinating folklore. There is also a selection of children’s play areas, picnic areas and zip lines. There is also a gift shop, exhibition centre and cafe inside the visitor centre. So, what are you waiting for? Make the most of your day off, and visit one of the most intriguing estates in Ireland!