Gardens Open

It takes a generous person to open their garden to the public for the enjoyment of others. Here lists about 300 gardens open for visiting, some year-round, others by appointment, and be sure to phone ahead.

Glanleam Subtropical Gardens


The 19th Knight of Kerry planted 40 acres of subtropical gardens in the 1830s in a Robinsonian style and altogether Glanleam offers 5kms of walks. Awarded the Green Tourism Gold Medal. Dinner, bed & breakfast and self-catering cottages available. 

  • Name:Glanleam Subtropical Gardens
  • Address:Valentia Island, Co. Kerry
  • Phone:066 9476176
  • Website:
  • Contact:Mrs Meta Kreissig
  • Opening Times:June to October.
  • Wheelchair Access:Partial