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Drenagh (also known as Fruit Hill)

Introduction

Drenagh is an 18th-century walled demesne, with a house of about 1836. The grounds contain fine parkland, woodland and shelterbelt trees, with a balustraded viewpoint high above the former Italian Garden. There is a Moon Garden, designed by Frances Rhoades in 1968, and a more recent ornamental garden to the east of the house.

Visitor Access, Directions & Contacts

Directions

One mile east of Limavady, off the A37.

History

Period

18th Century

Associated People
Features & Designations

Designations

  • Environment and Heritage Service of Northern Ireland Heritage Gardens Inventory

  • Reference: L006

Features

  • Kitchen Garden
  • Gate Lodge
Key Information

Type

Landscape Park

Purpose

Ornamental

Period

18th Century

Survival

Extant

References

References