Belvedere estate today is a very important example of cultural built heritage that has been transformed into a tourism asset of national importance for the region.
Come and immerse yourself in the facinating history of a beautiful estate that is resonant of the past but relevant to the future.[Read more]
Belvedere House was built in 1740 by German -born Architect Richard Castle (1690-1751), as a hunting and fishing lodge for Lord Belfield - Robert Rochfort - who later became the First Earl of Belvedere.Read more
The Jealous Wall is the largest and one of the most spectacular follies in Ireland. The word 'Folly' is commonly used to describe an ornamental building serving no useful purpose ...Read more
Wander around our beautiful walled garden and enter our Thomas Messenger style Victorian glasshouse filled with an array of exotic plants or delight in the many splendid woodland & lakeshore walks.Read more
The family associated with the strange story surrounding the Jealous Wall and Belvedere House were the Rochforts. A very old and influential family who came to Ireland during the 13th century.Read more
The Parklands and woodland trails through the ancient whispering woods of Belvedere are a place of enchantment at any time of the year.Read more