Millstreet Country Park

Arts/Culture/Heritage, Bike Hire, Cycling Routes, Gardens, Museums/Heritage Centres, Outdoors, Parks, WalkingMillstreet, North Cork

A surprise is the ultimate treat for lovers of the outdoors as from the slopes of Knocknakilla you can see the higher slopes of Musheramore Mountain as they plummet to 183m below the valley. This is Millstreet Country Park, a microcosm of all that is p …

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Doneraile National Park

Arts/Culture/Heritage, Built Heritage, Gardens, ParksDoneraile, North Cork

The fine entrance gates at the porticoed gated lodge on the Turnpike Road, north of Doneraile town, Co. Cork, mark the formal entrance to a great landscaped estate – 160 hectares of parklands with mature groves of deciduous trees and a number of deer h …

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Cork Race Course

Equestrian, OutdoorsMallow, North Cork

Cork Racecourse is located in the heart of Munster and steeped in the traditions of racing in Ireland. The first Steeplechase ever was run locally between Buttevant and Doneraile over 250 years ago. Chasing from steeple to steeple or point-to-point beg …

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Beara Peninsula

Cycling Routes, Outdoors, WalkingCastletownbere, Glengarriff, West Cork

One of the five peninsulas in the south west, the Beara Peninsula boasts a rugged and beautiful coastline, lakes cradled by wonderful mountains and a scenic unspoilt landscape. Dotted by plenty of pretty villages, its main town Castletownbere is home t …

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Titanic Trail

Arts/Culture/Heritage, Museums/Heritage Centres, WalkingCobh, East Cork

The Titanic Trail is a fascinating guided Heritage Tour. It explores the town of Cobh which was the last port of call of RMS Titanic (at the time, it was still called Queesntown). This entertaining and innovative Tour has been operating every day since …

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Fota Wildlife

Outdoors, ParksCarrigtwohill, East Cork

Fota Wildlife Park, just 10 miles from Cork on the Cobh road, is among the most modern wildlife parks in Europe. Home to thousands of animals since it first opened its gates, Fota Wildlife Park is not like an ordinary zoo. Wherever possible they have c …

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