Located approximately 20km from Cork City on the N25 Cork/Waterford road, you will find the town of Midleton, a thriving business town, which has managed to retain its old identity. Midleton is also accessible by train and with many hotels and shops, Midleton provides a good base from where to explore the eastern part of Cork County.

Wide streets for the motorist, colourful shops and friendly people who savour the taste of unhurried life, will delight the visitor here.

History has endowed Midleton with numerous castles, which are easily reached from town centre, while in more recent vein the famous Midleton Distillery represents the modern face of the town.

Midleton Highlights:

  • Barryscourt Castle 
  • Trabolgan Holiday Village
  • Loughaerra Lake
  • Garryvoe Beach
  • Ballycotton, a small fishing village perched on the coastline overlooking Ballycotton Bay.
  • Cloyne, with its 11th century Round Tower
  • Ballymaloe House, which houses the world famous Ballymaloe Cookery School run by Darina Allen and her family