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Birr Castle Demesne

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Ireland - Birr

Institution Code: BIRR

International Agenda Registration: No

BGCI Member: No

Main Address:
Birr Castle Demesne
Rosse Row, BIRR, Co. Offaly, Ireland

Telephone: 353 (0)509 20336/20340
Fax: 353 (0)509 21583
Primary Email:

Staff Details

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About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Other
  • Physical Data
  • Total Area: 20 Hectares
    Latitude: 53.0966
    Longitude: -7.9093
    Altitude: 0.00 Metres
    Total area of glasshouses: 2000 Metres

Features and Facilities

Plant Collections

  • Special Collections:Temperate woody trees and shrubs (4,225 accessions). The Garden has a very rich and historic collection of plants from China and southern South America. Magnoliaceae, Pinaceae, Ericaceae, Theaceae, Paeoniaceae, Wisteria, Camellia, Rhododendron.

Conservation Programmes

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Education Programmes