Membership T&Cs

Please read through our terms carefully before purchasing or renewing your annual Membership. 


To purchase a Killruddery Membership and Membership Card, you must be photographed for identification. Your image will be attached to your Membership. Please be aware you will be asked for proof of ID when visiting the Gardens and may be asked for your card when walking on the Farm Roads. You must bring your Membership Card when you visit our Gardens or Farm Roads. Without your card you (and your guests) will have to pay full entry price to visit the Gardens or may be asked to leave the Farm.

Your Membership Card validates admission to our Gardens during days we are open from the day of purchase. You will receive an ‘Soon To Expire’ email or letter from us to remind you to renew your Membership when the time comes!

We have three Membership packages: Gold Finch, Silver Fir or Copper Beech.

Gold Finch costs €100 and allows a Member to invite up to 5 guests per visit. Silver Fir costs €80 and allows a Member to invite up to 3 guests per visit. Copper Beech costs €60 and allows a Member to invite up to 1 guest per visit. Please note – a guest is both an adult or child over 4 years old. 

Entry fees for Killruddery are: Adults – €8.50 / 12-18 yr olds – €7.50 / 4-12 yr olds – €3 / Under 4 – free

Your Membership Card can be held by a household, with two card holder names and one address on the Membership. Proof of address is required for both named persons.

Membership Cards are non-transferable and the Member (card holder/s) must be present to accompany guests into the Gardens or on Farm Roads. 

Loss of card: a charge of €10 is applicable for the issue of replacement cards within your 12 months Membership – or if you wish to have the details on the card changed from what was originally on your application form. So please take extra care of your card.


Our Gardens open daily from 1st of May to 30 Sep: 09.30 to 18.00. Please note these hours are subject to change and you can find more information on our website. We also open WEEKENDS ONLY & BANK HOLIDAYS for Easter and the months of April and October (also 09.30 to 17.00). Last entry one hour before closing. 

The opening hours for walking on the Farm roads:- Winter – 01 Nov to 31 March: 08.00 to 17.00 // Summer – 01 April to 31 Oct: 07.00 to 21.00. The exception: there is strictly no access to Farm Roads on Wednesdays and Saturdays throughout the months of November, December, January up until 15 February.

Dogs may not be brought into the formal Gardens but may be walked on a lead on the Farm Roads. Only guide dogs may visit the House and Gardens.

No vehicles are allowed beyond the designated car parks.

No adult bicycles are permitted beyond the car parks.

No access into the Gardens other than by the official Gardens Entrance.

Special events taking place throughout the year may require closing access to some or all of the Gardens and/or the Farm. Please check our website for the latest information.

Special events at Killruddery may carry their own admission charge. Where possible, Members are eligible for 10% discount. Please refer to our website or make an enquiry. If you do engage in social media, we also give updates on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

The management reserve the right to refuse entry.


Children must be supervised at all times. We work tirelessly to protect and nurture our Gardens, so please enjoy our landscapes mindfully.

Please do not pick flowers, shrubs or take cuttings.

Please observe the notices within our Gardens and on the Farm.

Picnics are only allowed in our Orchard Picnic & Play area in the Walled Garden and in the Wilderness Village. We regret picnics are not allowed anywhere else, except on special Garden Events occasions.

Killruddery is a working farm so we ask all visitors to take appropriate precautions to ensure their own safety and the safety of others. Do not approach farm machinery, buildings and fields and keep to the roads on the Farm.

Animals on the Farm are not pets so please don’t pet them! Do not open closed gates and do not feed the animals.

Killruddery does not accept liability for any loss or injury whilst on the estate.


* Killruddery observes the right to change or amend these Terms & Conditions without notice

 By purchasing your Membership, you acknowledge that you have read and agree to be bound by these Terms & Conditions.