Welcome to Houses, Castles And Gardens Of Ireland
Houses, Castles & Gardens Ltd (HCGI) is a subscription organisation dedicated to the promotion of visiting its members’ properties throughout the island. This site is the go-to resource for planning memorable journeys, outings and big occasions at any time of year. Ranging from tower houses to castles, country mansions, cottages ornés, formal gardens, farms and demesnes, the properties exemplify the diverse range of Ireland’s historic residential architecture, landscape design and colourful social history from ancient times to the present day. We recommend that, when planning a visit, you contact the property to make certain of the opening hours.
Living history for the curious visitor