Trip to Garinish Island

The herbaceous border on our visit to Garinish Island in May

Trip to Garinish Island HomeWalkingWild SwimmingRunningDays OutBirdsBook Reviews 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…

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Bere Island

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 single track that is very…

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Floors Castle Garden

Herbaceous Border at Floors Castle

Floors Castle Garden HomeWalkingWild SwimmingRunningDays OutBirdsBook Reviews 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…

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