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Ballycotton Island Lighthouse Tours

Ballycotton Island Lighthouse Tours

Ballycotton Island Lighthouse Tours offer a magical, historical and unique 90 minute excursion. A knowledgeable guide will accompany you on a short open topped boat trip to the Ballycotton Lighthouse island.  There you will be escorted on a brisk walk to the islands summit, into the lighthouse and onto the lantern balcony. Surrounded by stunning views of the coastline and […]


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Historic Railway

Waterford & Suir Valley Railway. Experience a unique view of Ireland along this 12KM stretch of narrow gauge railway between Dungarvan and Kilmeadan which is approximately 1 hours drive east of Cork city in the neighbouring county of Waterford. This heritage project has enabled the magic of rails golden age to be brought to life while visitors enjoy the beauty […]


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Skellig Michael

Skellig Michael

A trip to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Skellig Michael is an incredible day trip to make and will enthral people of every age an truly is a once in a lifetime experience not replicated anywhere else in the world. The Skellig Islands, stand aloof in the Atlantic Ocean some 12 km southwest of Valentia Island, County Kerry. From […]


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Beaches

Go to the Beach; Being a coastal region, Cork offers many water based activities. On a sunny day, there is nothing better than just hitting the beach. Listed below are some of our favourite ‘Blue Flag’ alterntives and of course to help you we have given you details of the nearest town aswell. Beach                          Nearest Main Town/Village Claycastle                    Youghal, […]


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Doneraile Court Wildlife Park

The park comprises approximately 166 hectares and is an outstanding example of an 18th century landscaped park in the ‘Capability Brown’ style. Mature groves of deciduous trees, several restored water features and a number of deer herds can be viewed along the many pathways within the park. Doneraile Court, the former residence of the Saint Leger Family, is situated within […]


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Blackwater River Cruise

Captain Tony is your host on this very enjoyable cruise up the River Blackwater. Learn the history of this fascinating region in a relaxed manner with tales of Knights & castles, ancient abbeys and battles galore and the famous people who passed through these waters. Tours take approximately 90 minutes and is suitable for young and old. For more information […]


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Millstreet Country Park

Discover Millstreet Country Park ….. The South’s leading Cultural, Educational and Eco-Tourism Destination. In an environment which boasts an abundance of native wonders and spectacular breathtaking views, this beautiful 500 acre estate features miles of exhilarating walks, historical and archaeological features, themed gardens, wildlife and more. The spectacular ‘Mont des Arts’ is truly a world class feature and is a […]


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Romantic Break in the Country

Weekend for two in The Maritime Hotel in Bantry in West Cork. Want to truly get away from the hustle & bustle of daily life? Here’s a suggestion. If you weren’t already aware, there are many reasons to visit West Cork. We would suggest splendid scenery, ancient history, world-class golf, and fantastic food as just a few. Overlooking Bantry Bay, […]


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Cork Beaches

Redbarn Strand

One of our favourite Sunday afternoon activities is a long walk along Redbarn Strand (near Youghal in East Cork), followed by lunch or dinner in one of the towns seafood restaurants. Redbarn is a breath-taking wide open strand with miles of blue flag beach. At any time of the year, to walk along its length is a wonderful thing to do, […]


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Cape Clear

Cape Clear

This is a wild and beautiful island where Irish is still the spoken first language (English is also spoken). Remote it may be (45 minutes from Baltimore or Schull by ferry) but you may leave Cape Clear, but Cape Clear will never leave you. Cape Clear,  Ireland’s southernmost inhabited Gaeltacht (Gaeltacht means Irish speaking area) island is 5Km long by […]


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