Fashionable Botany HQ is predicated in Schull, West Cork on probably the most south-westerly fringe of Europe. It truly is ‘Subsequent cease America!’.
Extensively thought to be probably the most idyllic villages alongside the Wild Atlantic Means, Schull is positioned on the gateway to the Mizen Peninsula surrounded by distinctive, rugged and breath-taking pure magnificence.
“The unimaginable Azure blues and Emerald greens that manifest from the Atlantic swell have been the charming name for us. In 2015, we upped sticks and settled on this unspoilt paradise.”
Simon & John, Fashionable Botany Founders
“Schull has confirmed to be probably the most pure and becoming setting during which to ascertain and develop a ‘clear’ private care firm. This excellent, unspoiled backdrop conjures up and embodies the model’s DNA and ethos. Though nonetheless in its infancy, Fashionable Botany has international ambitions to be forward of the curve in designing distinctive, modern and efficacious plant-based formulations with no compromise to our values; authenticity, transparency and sustainability.”
We love going to Barleycove Seashore on the finish of the Mizen peninsula, the seashore bar and cafe do nice coffees and lunches in the summertime. Remember to go right down to Crookhaven for those who’re down right here and have a drink at O’ Sullivan’s bar, probably the most southerly pub in Eire. Ask for a desk by the hearth, you get a terrific sea view and ask for an open Crab sandwich and a few of the black stuff, you can not go fallacious.
When you have time catch the ferry from Morris at Colla pier, you possibly can spend the day wandering round Lengthy Island, try the contemporary water spring and ask for Helen from Schull Sea safari, now we have been taking on a little bit of sea kayaking and crusing – you possibly can hire a kayak or get a tour from Helen. It’s been nice to be taught extra about marine pharmacognosy and native seaweed, so watch this house.
John’s favorite locations in Schull
My household dwelling county is Cork and Simon and I visited Schull recurrently on holidays earlier than we moved over in 2015. We have now a non secular reference to the place and folks, who’re so pleasant and hospitable. It was all the time a dream of ours to settle right here.
These are simply a few of our favorite locations which I hope you’ll have the chance to find and luxuriate in as a lot as we do…
Croagh bay is filled with Chicken life, Oyster catchers and lots of nesting Curlews, fairly a rarity these days, go for a stroll to the tip and again, we love foraging for wild sloes, hawthorns and rosehips within the Autumn.