Brigit’s Garden is a Garden & Celtic Heritage Centre located in Roscahill in County Galway.
Roscahill is approximately 20km north of Galway city; between Moycullen and Oughterard. The Garden is a non-profit organisation and is a registered charity in Ireland.The visitor centre at Brigit’s Gardens is made up of The Shop and The Garden Café. Beautiful souvenirs can be purchased in the gift shop, many of which are produced locally. Freshly prepared food is available from the Garden Café, including salads and herbs from the gardens. The Gardens are a big supporter of local producers.
There are four main gardens which represent Celtic fire festivals and the cycle of life. They are surrounded by meadows sown with native wildflowers, a lake, a fairy fort, and native woodland paths.The Celtic Gardens Walk and Sun Trail are huge attractions of Brigit’s Gardens. On the Celtic Gardens Walk you will experience each of the four Celtic festivals – Samhain, Imbolc, Bealtine and Lughnasa. These festivals are representative of our modern four seasons. The Sun Trail is a charming 1km walk through the woodlands and meadows of Brigit’s Gardens including sun features and energy installations. There are boards along the walk providing visitors with information on ecology, history and mythology.
The natural playground is a top hit with children. The kids can learn about science, history and nature while completing the Discovery Trail game throughout the gardens. The woodland trail, the stone chamber and the lake dock are also must visits for you little ones.
For more information visit http://www.brigitsgarden.ie/