It’s another new day and of course, that means another delicious Irish breakfast to fuel you on your journey around the Ireland. If you’d prefer to get out in the open, the Fota Wildlife Park might be just the thing for you. Located in Cork harbour and a mere fifteen minute drive outside the city,
this attraction is well worth the short trip. No two trips to Fota are the same. Free roaming animals populate the park and are sure to surprise, thrill and bring a smile to your face. The park is also home to some highly endangered species such as the European bison.
Be sure to stop off in Midleton for a walk through this beautifully restored industrial distillery. A tour of the Old Midleton Distillery is a journey through the story of Irish whiskey by means of an audio-visual presentation. Follow the old distillery trail through mills, maltings, stillhouse, warehouses and kilns - some of these buildings date back to 1795. Unique within Ireland and Britain, you can also see the fully operational water wheel and large grain stores.
Before you make the return trip to your accommodation for the night, swing by Cobh. Cobh (pronounced cove) is situated in south west Ireland, just twenty minutes from Cork City. In 1849, following the visit of Queen Victoria the town was renamed Queenstown but in 1921, it once again reverted to the old name of Cobh.
The Titanic Trail Cobh (Queenstown) in Cork, is a fascinating guided tour that explores the town of Cobh in Cork Harbour, which was the last port of call of the RMS Titanic. This Irish heritage walking tour takes visitors through the historic town of Cobh where the buildings, streets and piers have not changed since the Titanic’s sinking nearly 100 years ago.
Co. Cork for 1 night