How To Find Us
The village of Glengarriff is located on Ireland’s south west coast and is nestled in a beautiful wooded glen (valley) which opens out onto a spectacular harbour. The name of the village comes from the Irish ” Gleann Garbh” which means “Rough Glen” and refers to the amazingly rugged hills which surround the village. Glengarriff Lodge is situated on its own estate of over 40 acres and the house itself is built on a 2-acre man-made island in the middle of Glengarriff River.
Glengarriff village is 3 km from The Lodge. To find The Lodge, you take the Kenmare road out of Glengarriff and then, after about 1 km, take the left turn for Barley Lake. We’re 1.4 km out this quiet wooded road. Look out for a horse fence with a hedgerow as shown in the image on the right; the entrance is on the left.
Bantry is the nearest town and is 17 km (20 minutes by car).
Kenmare is only 29 km from The Lodge, 30 minutes away over some of the most spectacular roads in Ireland. The route takes you through Turner’s Tunnels and over the Caha Pass. Kenmare is one of Ireland’s gourmet centres and has a wide range of restaurants to suit all tastes.
Cork Airport is 92 Km away (to the east of Glengarriff) and the journey to or from Glengarriff takes approximately 1.5 hours. To the west, near Killarney in County Kerry, is a small airport at Farranfore – less than 2 hours’ drive from Glengarriff.