You may be surprised to find a little-known island in West Cork that has caught the attention and adoration of many travelers. Located in the harbor of Glengarriff lies Garnish Island, once home to owner Annan Bryce and master gardener Harold Peto. Turned over to the Irish people in 1953, the island’s signature garden has brought numerous plant enthusiasts from around the globe to West Cork. The island’s protected location and the warm air off the Gulf Stream allows for beautiful plants to bloom year-round. So your next time in West Cork pay the small admission fee and prepare to be dazzled.
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