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.
The modern areas of Glengarriff Bamboo Park were created in 1999 by Serge de Thibault and his wife Claudine on the pattern of the Bambouseraie in Anduze, near Alès in the South of France, which is the largest bamboo park in Europe.
The Bamboo Park’s story
But the park has far older origins: as you explore, you’ll come across 13 mysterious stone pillars, believed to be ancient, though their dates and full significance are unknown. It is likely too, that some of the older parts of the garden were developed at the start of the 20th-century by Lady Ardilaun.
Certainly, the Bamboo Park shows off the lush vegetation that flourishes in Glengarriff’s Gulf Stream climate – it’s a place with its own special magic!
Glengarriff’s Bamboo Park is a popular spot for taking wedding pictures, and it’s a great place to explore for families too, thanks to its buggy-friendly paths.
Why not bring a picnic to enjoy in the Bamboo Park’s picnic area, or call in to its lovely coffee shop where there are delicious homemade cakes to chose from.
Dogs welcome and children visit for free!
|Admission Charges||Adult €7.00
Senior €6.00 - Students €4.00 Children - Free Admission
|Phone||+353 (0)86 0628 518
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