Friday, August 11, 2017

At Water's Edge

From Victoria:
Inspired by his European travels, the second Earl of Bantry transformed his family’s country home into an exquisite showplace of inspired architecture and unparalleled botanical beauty. Bantry House & Garden offers visitors an unforgettable experience within the rugged terrain of Ireland’s southwest coast.

Planted beds that comprise a variety of textures and colors surround the west wing of Bantry House. The oversize windows of the tearoom and café frame enchanting views of the neighboring gardens and woodlands. Manicured hedges surround the wisteria grove on the southern side of the mansion. A path leads through the parterre to the edge of the property’s famous Hundred Steps. (Read more.)

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