Glengarriff Bamboo Park
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Glengarriff Bamboo Park is an exotic garden of the South West, with 30 different varieties of bamboo combined with palm trees and other tropical plants. The park sits overlooking Glengarriff Harbour in County Cork.
The Bamboo Park is a unique, exotic garden situated in the mild climate of Glengarriff, County Cork. The garden features 30 different species of bamboo surrounded by palms and other tropical plants, along with romantic paths and breathtaking views of Glengarriff Harbour. Also located in the bamboo park are 13 mysterious stone pillars, believed to be ancient. The exact date and their significance are unknown.
The modern areas of Bamboo Park were created in 1999 by Serge de Thibault and his wife Claudine on the same pattern of Europe’s largest bamboo park, the Bambouseraie in Anduze, near Alès in the South of France.