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Birdwoods at Burtown

Zimbabwean sculpture comes to Kildare via the cousins in New Zealand

This September – November, Burtown House continues its passionate connection with art of all kinds with an exhibition of 50 pieces of stunning Zimbabwean stone sculpture. On display from 8th September throughout the wonderful gardens of this 300-year old country house, just outside Athy in County Kildare, the Birdwoods at Burtown exhibition connects New Zealand, Zimbabwe and Ireland – through family association, a multigenerational inheritance of creativity, and a shared entrepreneurial spirit.


Open until the end of September.
11.00am – 5.30pm, Wednesday – Sunday and Bank Holidays.

The Green Barn:
Open Wednesday and Thursday from 11am to 5.30pm,
Dinner every Friday and Saturday evening until 8p.m
Sunday lunch 11am-5:30pm
As well as Bank Holiday Mondays.

The entrance fee covers access to the Gardens.
It is possible to visit the Green Barn without paying into the gardens.

Adults: €8
Children: €4
Under 8: free
Friends go Free – become a Friend of Burtown for an annual fee of €75 and visit as often as you like throughout the season and bring up to three guests for free.

Group bookings or private parties can also have lunches or dinners in one of the private spaces or the spider marquee in the sundial garden. Burtown House and Gardens is available for private parties all year round. Parties, lunches, birthday celebrations, anniversaries and corporate events are all catered for. The Green Barn can facilitate large gatherings of up to 130 people.

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