160 ACRE LAKESIDE ESTATE WITH IRELAND'S MOST FAMOUS FOLLIES
Belvedere House, Gardens & Park is a magnificent 160 acre lakeside estate, with a fully restored Georgian Villa and Victorian Walled Garden set within a Georgian naturalistic parkland designed in the 18th century. Visitors can enjoy a series of impressive views, incorporating some of Ireland's most famous Romantic follies such as the famous Jealous Wall.
Visitors can explore the restored Belvedere House Victorian Walled Garden and rolling parkland with its numerous follies. It is a place of quiet contemplation and also, at times, a bustling, vibrant, colourful place with the many events held there. The historic role of the Big House in Ireland was one of dominance and exclusion - hidden away behind high walls designed to keep people out!
Belvedere House, Gardens and Park offers an excellent day out with a difference - something for young and old alike. Open daily, all year round, visitors can enjoy 8km of safe and serene walks, a Georgian Villa, a Victorian Walled Garden, Fairy Garden, children's playgrounds, gift shop, picnic areas and a licensed café. Belvedere also has a year round calendar of events - see website for details.
Belvedere House, Gardens and Park is located 6km (3.7 miles) south of Mullingar on the N52 road; or 6km (3.7 miles) off the N4 Tullamore/Kilbeggan Road.