Tours of Bryce House on Ilnacullin

Bryce House on Garnish Island (Ilnacullin) has undergone an extensive refurbishment. The cottage, which was originally built to the north east of the walled garden in 1912, has been restored to its original Edwardian picturesque style.

The house is now open to the public and there are tours of the house available until October 20th, which is the end of the visitor season on the island.

Garnish Island 2012

Garnish Island Ferries out on the bay

We’re looking forward to a wonderful season in 2012 the team have been working hard to ensure the gardens are in tip top shape for this season.

The Gardens are opening on the 1st April and in the meantime the Garnish Island Ferry will be running some harbour tours and trips to see the seal colony in the bay. The weather is amazing right now and it’s incredible to be out on the water…

If you want to inquire about visiting Garnish Island (Ilnacullin) in 2012 or bringing a tour to the area we’d love to hear from you – contact Ferry Office here.

Garinish Island & Gardens

Garinish is an old name for Garnish Island. Which means the near island in Irish.

Visitors can be confused as the Island is variously referred to as Ilnacullin, Garnish Island and locally it is also known as Garinish!

Whatever you decide to call it Garnish is a beautiful Island with wonderful gardens that you will enjoy! Take a trip by boat from Glengarriff Pier to the Island and enjoy the beauty of Bantry Bay and the wonderful rugged surrounding of Glengarriff Harbour.