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Short Drives From Cork City

Short Drives from Cork City

Kinsale & The Old Head Drive Highlights Pretty medieval town Gourmet capital of Ireland Stunning scenery at the Old Head. Head south west of Cork for Bandon (N71). After 16Kms you will see the signs for Kinsale (R607). The Old Head is located a short distance(by car) from the centre of town. Total Distance 79Kms Return Driving Time 2hrs Fota […]


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Wildlife and Parks

Wildlife & Parks

Wildlife & Parks of North Cork – Cork, Macroom, Millstreet, Kanturk, Liscarroll, Doneraile, Cork. Drive Highlights Macroom Castle Bealick Mills Heritage Site Millstreet Park Kanturk Castle Liscarroll Castle Liscarroll Donkey Sanctuary Doneraile Court Wildlife Park Cork – Macroom – Millstreet Head west of Cork city on the N22 for Killarney. You will pass directly through the middle of Macroom and […]


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West Cork Coastal Route

West Cork Coastal Route

West Cork Coastal Route – Cork, Timoleague, Courtmacsherry, Clonakilty, Glandore,  Skibbereen, (optional Baltimore, Lough Hyne, Castletownshend Loop) Drive Highlights Beaches & Watersports Clonakilty Model Village Walks & Scenery Skibbereen Heritage Centre Pretty Villages Cork – Timoleague – Courtmacsherry Drive south west of Cork on the N71 towards Bandon. Upon entering the first roundabout outside Bandon take the first exit and […]


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Cork - Kerry Drive

Cork to Kerry Drive

Cork to Kerry Drive Highlights Macroom Castle – Old Castle in the middle of town. Bealick Mills – Restored Mills & Heritage Centre Prince August Toy Soldier Factory – A particular must for all sort of model collectors. Muckross House & Killarney Lakes – Heritage site Seafari Cruises – Excursion in Kenmare Cork to Kerry, Towns Visited – Cork, Macroom, Ballyvourney, […]


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Waterford Mountain Drive

Waterford Mountain Drive

Waterford Mountain Drive. – Dungarvan, Kilmeaden, Waterford City, Lemybrien, Clonmel, Cappoquin, Lismore, Cork Drive Highlights King Johns Castle – Dungarvan. Waterford & Suir Valley Railway – Kilmeaden. Waterford Glass Show Rooms, Reginalds Tower – Waterford City. Mahon Falls – Lemybrien The Commeragh Mountains. Lismore Castle Waterford – Dungarvan – Kilmeaden – Waterford City Head east from Cork on the N8 […]


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Copper Coast Driving Tour

Scenic Trains, Crystal & Vikings

Castles, trains, crystal, Vikings. West Waterford & the historic Copper Coast (Coastal Route) – Cork, Dungarvan, Kilmeaden, Waterford City, Tramore, Copper Coast (Fenor, Annestown, Boatstrand, Bunmahon, Strabally), Ardmore, Cork. Drive Highlights King Johns Castle – Dungarvan. Waterford & Suir Valley Railway – Kilmeaden. Waterford Glass Show Rooms, Reginalds Tower – Waterford City. Tramore Strand. Copper Coast {Bog of Fenor, stunning scenery, […]


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Ring of Kerry

Ring of Kerry Drive

The south west of Ireland is home to some of the most awe inspiring natural sights you are ever likely to see. The mountainous terrain and outstanding coastal views out over the Wild Atlantic Way combine to offer so many sumptuous vantage points. With so much exquisite ground to cover, travelling the wild loop from Cork through the Ring of […]


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Cork to Limerick Tour

The Treaty City Tour

The Treaty City Tour – Cork, Croom, Limerick, Foynes, Adare, Cork. Drive Highlights Croom Mills Waterwheel & Heritage Centre. King Johns Castle, Limerick City. Thomond Park Museum for Rugby fans. Hunt Museum, Limerick. Flying Boat Museum, Foynes. The heritage village that is Adare. Cork – Croom Drive north west of the city following the Mallow/Limerick Road (N20). You will pass […]


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Rock of Cashel Driving Tour

Visit The Rock of Cashel

Visit the Castles, Caves, Abbeys & Parks of North Cork & Tipperary – Cork, Glanworth, Mitchelstown, Cahir, Cashel, Holy Cross,  Tipperary Town, Glen of Aherlow, Cahir, Cork. Drive Highlights Medieval Village – Glanworth Mitchelstown Caves Cahir Castle Swiss Cottage – Cahir Rock of Cashel Holy Cross Abbey Glen of Aherlow Cork – Glanworth Leaving Cork, you will initially head east […]


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Historic Cork Drive

Wild Animals & Wild History

Wild animals, great ships & ancient sites in East Cork – Cork, Fota, Cobh, Barryscourt Castle, Cloyne, Ballycotton, Shanagarry, Youghal, Midleton, Cork. Drive Highlights Fota House, Gardens & Wildlife Park. Cobh Cathedral – Stunning Cathedral overlooking Cobh. Queenstown Story – The story of the Titanic and Irish emigrants. Barryscourt Castle – Restored Norman Fort. Cloyne Round Tower – Ancient monastic […]


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Ruta en coche por la península de Beara

Beara Peninsula (West Cork)

The rugged and spectacular Beara Peninsula which straddles the Cork – Kerry border is one of the most beautful and least discovered areas of Ireland. It is a land shaped by the weather and unrelenting Atlantic waves. Shades of green and grey dress the landscape interrupted only by the few winding roads and mottled with pretty villages. Beara Peninsula Drive […]


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