Days Out

Sometimes we just enjoy going out for the day with friends or just to relax on our own. Here are some of our favourite days out, with plenty of photos of course!

The herbaceous border on our visit to Garinish Island in May

Trip to Garinish Island

By Sam | June 9, 2023

If you are visiting south-west Cork in Ireland a trip to Garinish Island is on many people’s ‘to do’ list. With a leisurely 3 weeks to explore the area, we visited in mid-May – it was a lovely sunny day and we thought we had better visit whilst the weather…

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Bere Island

By Peter Lyth | June 4, 2023

Bere Island Trip with a parkrun Another Day in Paradise Saturday was yet another beautiful day and we jumped in the car before 8:00am as we had a ferry to catch. The road from Coomkeen on the Sheep’s Head Peninsular is a challenge in itself, as it is a winding…

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Herbaceous Border at Floors Castle

Floors Castle Garden

By Sam | July 29, 2022

Wandering round a garden on a sunny afternoon might not quite meet the criteria of “outdoor adventure”, but Floors Castle Garden has such a wow factor that I really had to write about it. Family Trip The walled garden at Floors Castle was a regular favourite during the 1990s when…

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