The Botanical Bell Tent

Glengarriff, Cork, Ireland

Botanical Bell Tent with edible garden offers peace, tranquility and a return to nature in Glengarriff. Min 2 night stay.


The Botanical Bell Tent is a boutique glamping experience for two, at a secret location above Glengarriff, West Cork.Beautifully furnished with a king-size bed, indoor and outdoor seating, wood burning stove, outdoor fire pit, feather cushions, wool blankets, cosy coir flooring and decorated with handcrafted bunting and solar lights, this bell tent will offer you a stay like no other! Start each day with a morning feast delivered to your tent that celebrates fresh produce from the kitchen garden and wild ingredients foraged from the surrounding landscape.

Set in a peaceful clearing at the end of a woodland, The Botanical Bell Tent has views across meadows and hills. Here you can enjoy the tranquility the site offers and get back to nature with cloud spotting and star gazing.  Settling in with seasonal welcome hamper which includes local drinks and a treat.  Later on, roast marshmallows on the fire pit or curl up with a book by the inside stove.  A breakfast feast is served each morning either in your tent or outside in your covered dining space.  The menu changes with the seasons so depending on when you visit, you’ll be able to choose from; Fresh pancakes filled with homemade jams and wild berries, seaweed scones straight from the oven with local cheddar, Irish oat porridge drizzled with honey from the properties own hives, Steaming Souffles or hearty cooked breakfasts with organic eggs from their free-range hens. Breakfasts are vegetarian but there are vegan and gluten free options too.  

You can find your own private eco friendly bathroom just 100 metres from your tent. Complete with a walk in shower, sink & toilet with hot water supplied from an air-source heat pump which uses the surrounding air to heat your water. Hand soap, toilet roll & towels also supplied.  Adventures aplenty to be had, exploring the beautiful Beara peninsula by car or walking the Beara Way trail, accessible just a short distance.  If it's gardens you're after, there are 25 to choose from around West Cork, including The Ewe Experience, Irelands only interactive sculpture garden & natural history experience - sited close by!

The Botanical B&B sits at a secret location so please note, the map location is approximate.  Exact location, including full directions provided on booking.  Two nights minimum stay.  No children due to the delicate nature of many of the pieces.  This is a tech-free space so no wifi or TV for a nourishing tech detox.  Dogs are welcome on request, with a damages deposit.

The Botanical Bell Tent (Double) costs €138 per night with a minimum 2 night stay.  Includes welcome hamper & freshly prepared breakfast each morning.  

Open to guests from the beginning of May to the end of September.

**Please note there is also a luxury botanical-themed B&B on site avalable for groups of between 4-6 guests. Find out more by searching for The Botanical B&B, here on QuirkyAccom. 

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Cork, Kerry

Content updated on 17th May 2022 by Louise Catterall, Content Editor at QuirkyAccom in collaboration with Kloe Wood from The Botanical Bell Tent