ANNUAL PLANT FAIR ON 22nd APRIL

ANNUAL PLANT FAIR ON 22nd APRIL

Fota House and Gardens is holding its Annual Plant and Garden Fair on Sunday, 22nd April from 11.00am to 4.00pm.  The Fota Plant Fair is now recognised as the largest Plant and Garden Fair outside the Dublin area and Continue reading

SPRING EASTER TRAIL

SPRING EASTER TRAIL

Join us for a breath of fresh air this Easter at Fota House and Gardens, one of Cork’s most idyllic locations, on Friday 30th March and Sat 31st March. Follow our nature-themed spring trail to discover the special Gardens and Continue reading

NATURE IS THE BEST DESIGNER OF ALL

NATURE IS THE BEST DESIGNER OF ALL

When it comes to design and designers, Cork has plenty to offer. In Fota itself, we have a Richard Morrison designed house. The neo-Gothic Cathedral in nearby Cobh was designed by Pugin and Ashlin. More modern, award-winning designs like the UCC Glucksman Gallery came from O’Donnell + Tuomey. But everyday in Fota House and Gardens, in the Frameyard and the Orchard, we see that Nature is the best designer of all.

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Painting restoration

Painting restoration

We are fortunate at Fota to have a beautiful collection of paintings and drawings and this collection is considered to be one of the finest collections of landscape painting outside the National Gallery of Ireland including works by William Ashford Continue reading