Butler House is a notable Georgian residence at the heart of Kilkenny which features a walled garden. Most rooms overlook the secluded garden and Kilkenny Castle. Butler House is used throughout the year as a conference venue and doubles as an impressive gallery during Kilkenny Arts Week in August each year.

Located behind the shops immediately across from the castle in Kilkenny, this little garden is a pleasant respite from the city. Although the house is used for conferences and is not open to the public, the garden may be entered at any time. It is an interesting example of what a typical backyard to one of these big Georgian houses might have looked like when they had a lot of servants to take care of it.

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