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Glanleam House & Subtropical Gardens

Valentia Island, Ireland
+353 66 947 6176
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Tropical July wonder walk

Discover this garden of Eden and you will find a hidden gem. Well the other hot July day this was... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Amazed owners charged 6 Euro per adults (4 for children) to for walk in dilapidated garden

Visited garden on lovely sunny day in July. The Glanleam website carefully implied that the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Tim C
Loughborough, United Kingdom
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Valentia Island, Ireland
+353 66 947 6176

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Discover this garden of Eden and you will find a hidden gem. Well the other hot July day this was our experience anyway. A 30 minute walk through all manner of different forest / wood conditions alongside the sea, passing by many different types of...More

Thank JohnTripAdviser
Reviewed 2 days ago

Visited garden on lovely sunny day in July. The Glanleam website carefully implied that the subtropical gardens were well kept making no reference to fact that these have been left untended for a pretty substantial time, other than keeping paths fairly clear. The upshot of...More

2  Thank Tim C
Reviewed 7 June 2017

We rented the Seashell Cottage for 3 nights. There are miles of hiking trails thru sub-tropical gardens, energy spots, fairy trees, haunting forests, beaches, views of the harbor and lighthouse and horses, sheep and geese. The house is 250 years old with many modern appliances...More

2  Thank Purkinji
Reviewed 19 May 2017

These gardens are majestic. Those who have written poor reviews have eyes dimmed to the magic of the world. Wind your way through a tropical labyrinth, pay homage to the fairies in the forest, follow a path which traces the azure Atlantic, kneel at the...More

2  Thank Rob K
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Maybe not in it's first flush but ironically better for it. Worth the visit. Car or a long walk from Knights Town. Reasonable entry fee. Toilets available. Some great walks. Small kids will love the safe forest and fairy Glen.

Thank davidshaw001
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Spent about 2 hours here on Tuesday, in glorious sunshine, walking around the gardens. Cost €5 each, which wasn't bad, very good map, and off we went. Most of the gardens are left to their own natural growth, and while parts are a bit trickier...More

Thank CorkLadies
Reviewed 17 August 2016

We visited the gardens on a beautiful sunny day and we were looking forward to a gentle stroll around splendid gardens......what a let down, 5 Euro each, a map, and a barking dog to follow us around what I can only describe as an overgrown...More

Thank Quirkycamper
Reviewed 13 August 2016

This is a little heaven on earth! Quiet and peaceful and full of interesting flowers and plants to see.

Thank blondiecork
Reviewed 31 July 2016

We took a trip to the gardens last week, I loved the natural unkept nature of the garden , some areas not suitable for fainhearted a little rough underfoot , overall we loved it

Thank Dolores420
Reviewed 20 June 2016

Most amazing plush gardens with a real subtropical feel to it! The energy point was an amazing experience ( still feel the tingle in the back of my legs... )

Thank boscoben
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