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Glengarriff, meaning “Rough glen” is a beautiful village in the Beara Peninsula of West Cork.

Among the most popular local attractions are the Italian Gardens on Garnish Island, which may be visited by a short ferry trip from Glengarriff. 

In the nearby Glengarriff Forest are some of the oldest and largest oak and birch groves left in Ireland.

There are extensive walking trails in the vicinity, while you can also kayak on the bay.

Another popular amenity is Bamboo Park behind Toad Hall, featuring a new child’s playground and Blue Pool lagoon.

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