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Your Essential Guide to Glengarriff
Things to do in Glengarriff? Let’s take a closer look to help pick your perfect visit!
Whether you want to get out on the water, hike in the Caha mountains that divide Cork and Kerry, or relax and reset in the lush setting of Glengarriff’s famous gardens, you’ll be spoilt for choice. And the village, with its friendly pubs, characterful shops and wonderful places to eat, is the ideal hub for your West Cork holiday.
Nestled beneath West Cork’s Caha mountains, and just moments from the islands in Bantry Bay, Glengarriff’s small delightful village is the perfect base for you to relax and explore the south-west stretch of Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way!
The Beauty of Glengarriff
Glengarriff’s Bamboo Park is an exotic garden that offers amazing views of Glengarriff bay.
The garden features 30 different species of bamboo surrounded by palms and other tropical plants. Its romantic paths lead you through the bamboo collection and along the shoreline, where you can take in breathtaking views of Glengarriff harbour.
Glengarriff Nature Reserve
Enjoy marked trails in the sheltered glen that opens ot into Glengarriff Harbour.And there are lovely woodland paths, secluded pools, and stunning vistas across the bay just waiting to be discovered.
The Stunning House in Bantry
Bantry House and Garden is a stately home situated on the Wild Atlantic Way overlooking Bantry Bay in the south west of Ireland.
The house itself is very special, but the gardens offer loads of space to explore and relax too. The estate is unique since it is still lived in and managed by the family.
A Landmark for Great Food
Between Glengarriff and Bantry is Ballylickey, while there be sure to stop off at Manning’s Emporium and try some of the famous and delicious dishes.
The restaurant is family-run and was originally established in 1946 by Mr and Mrs Manning who started off by supplying businesses with milk, cream and butter.
Locals couldn’t get enough of their produce, and wanted to buy their own, so Manning’s was born!
An award-winning spot for locally-sourced food.