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Ranked #1 of 239 attractions in County Cork
Category: Performances
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Ranked #2 of 239 attractions in County Cork
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Ranked #3 of 239 attractions in County Cork
Category: Golf Courses

Name of Club Old Head Golf Links Address: Kinsale Co. Cork Republic of Ireland Telephone: 00353 (0)21 477 8444 Fax: 00353 (0)21 477 8022 Website: www.oldhead.com Email... more »

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Ranked #4 of 239 attractions in County Cork
Category: Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas
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Inchydoney Beach (Clonakilty)
Ranked #5 of 239 attractions in County Cork
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Beaches
Category: Beaches
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Ranked #6 of 239 attractions in County Cork
Category: Specialty Museums
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Ranked #7 of 239 attractions in County Cork
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Bodies of Water; Parks
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Lough Hyne (Skibbereen)
Ranked #8 of 239 attractions in County Cork
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Bodies of Water
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Ranked #9 of 239 attractions in County Cork
Owner description: With Ocean Escapes you can explore the coastline both inside the harbour and beyond. Our sightseeing tours allow you to... more » Owner description: With Ocean Escapes you can explore the coastline both inside the harbour and beyond. Our sightseeing tours allow you to encounter Pods of dolphins and whales in and around the Cork coastline. Experience the unique thrill of a fast ride onboard our RIB and Enjoy the sights from a very different perspective. « less
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Ranked #10 of 239 attractions in County Cork
Category: Water sports
Owner description: Ballyhass Lakes is Ireland’s best known still spring water trout fishery, with 11 four star holiday homes and an activity... more » Owner description: Ballyhass Lakes is Ireland’s best known still spring water trout fishery, with 11 four star holiday homes and an activity centre for groups and schools, sports clubs and teams, and corporate team building.Activity Centre:The activity centre at Ballyhass makes full use of the natural environs with kayaking, raft building and trout fishing on the spring clean water, rock climbing and abseiling on the limestone rock faces, and specially constructed low ropes courses, archery and team building games on the lawns. Our resident instructors plan the activities to suit each group be they family outings, school groups, or corporate team building.Fishing Centre:The fishery has two separate lakes. The main lake is 12 acres of spring water some 35 feet deep and is reserved for fly fishing only. It can be fished by boat or from prepared fishing stands on the bank. On lower lake, worm spinning and bubble and fly methods are permitted and extensive safe fishing stands surround the lake. The fishing lodge has an extensive tackle shop for fly and bait, and rod hire. The fishery is open 09.00 to dusk 364 day per year. Tuition on fly fishing is available.Holiday Accommodation:There are 11 Holiday homes on the 36 acres site at Ballyhass. The houses have either 3 or four bedrooms and are exceptionally well appointed with wooden floors throughout and natural fireplaces and natural wood furniture. All houses have a decking area leading on to landscaped lawns. They are available for rent for periods of 2 days or more. « less
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Healy Pass (Adrigole)
Ranked #11 of 239 attractions in County Cork
Category: Geologic Formations
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Beara Way (Glengarriff)
Ranked #12 of 239 attractions in County Cork
Category: Trails
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Ranked #13 of 239 attractions in County Cork
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Ranked #14 of 239 attractions in County Cork
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Castles; Historic Sites; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Historic Walking Areas
Owner description: Situated 8km from Cork City, this historic castle is most famous for its stone, which has the traditional power of conferring... more » Owner description: Situated 8km from Cork City, this historic castle is most famous for its stone, which has the traditional power of conferring eloquence on all who kiss it. The word Blarney was introduced into the English language by Queen Elizabeth I and is described as pleasant talk, intended to deceive without offedning. The stone is set in the wall below the battlements, and to kiss it one has to lean backwards (grasping an iron railing) from the parapet walk. « less
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Charles Fort (Kinsale)
Ranked #15 of 239 attractions in County Cork
Category: Historic Sites
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Ranked #16 of 239 attractions in County Cork
Category: Religious Sites
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Ranked #17 of 239 attractions in County Cork
Category: Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas

Actually in the  famous east Cork fishing village of  Ballycotton is a very scenic spot known as the Ballycotton Cliff walk.  This is not a well known area to Irish locals never... more »

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Ranked #18 of 239 attractions in County Cork
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
Owner description: Fota Wildlife Park is Cork's most visited Tourist Attraction and has been awarded best family day out in Cork and Munster.... more » Owner description: Fota Wildlife Park is Cork's most visited Tourist Attraction and has been awarded best family day out in Cork and Munster. The Park is set on 70 acres on the scenic Fota Island in the heart of Cork Harbour only 15 minutes from Cork City (top 10 in the best cities to visit in the Lonely Planet guide's 'Best in Travel 2010').The park is not like an ordinary zoo; here you can come face to face with free roaming animals & birds from all parts of the world. So whether it's a kangaroo that hops in front of you or a ring tailed lemur which jumps down from a tree, each visit is sure to bring its own fantastic memories.In addition to the wonderful array of free roaming animals, visitors also have the opportunity to see highly endangered species such as the Rothschild giraffe, European Bison, Lion Tailed Macaque and Scimitar Horned Oryx, most of them without the obstacle of fenced-in exhibits.This is the most spectacular aspect of Fota Wildlife Park, and is the reason you'll want to spend a full day exploring Ireland's Wildest Attraction. « less
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Ranked #19 of 239 attractions in County Cork
Category: Educational Sites; Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Owner description: University College Cork is one of Ireland’s most prestigious universities. It boasts a vibrant, modern campus with a... more » Owner description: University College Cork is one of Ireland’s most prestigious universities. It boasts a vibrant, modern campus with a student experience second to none in Ireland. A learning community where the student is at the heart of everything and the special relationship between student and lecturer is primary to our unique ethos. The campus is located a mere ten minutes walk from the heart of Cork city, a former European Capital of Culture. Cork is listed as a top ten location in the Lonely Planet guide which states it “has always had an unshakeable self-confidence and innate sense of pride”, a description which is equally applicable to the University itself « less
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Ranked #20 of 239 attractions in County Cork
Category: Comedy Clubs
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Ranked #21 of 239 attractions in County Cork
Category: Islands; Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas
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Ranked #22 of 239 attractions in County Cork
Category: Tours
Owner description: Whale Watch West Cork runs responsible whale and dolphin watching tours and holidays led by zoologist and conservationist Dr... more » Owner description: Whale Watch West Cork runs responsible whale and dolphin watching tours and holidays led by zoologist and conservationist Dr Nic Slocum. Mission: Whale Watch West Cork is dedicated to providing our customers with a safe, comfortable and educational whale and dolphin watching experience. We seek to impart detailed knowledge on the marine mammals and other wildlife we encounter and on the wider issues of marine conservation through informed commentary with special emphasis on the current threats facing these unique animals and their fragile environment. We directly support conservation measures through education and research. Company Overview: Whale and dolphin watching around the islands and headlands of West Cork with Nic Slocum of Whale Watch West Cork on board Voyager. Stopping at Cape Clear Island affords visitors an insight into the unique lifestyle of the islanders of Roaringwater Bay. « less
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Ranked #23 of 239 attractions in County Cork
Category: Geologic Formations; Lookouts
Owner description: Rising 700 feet above the ocean, this is the southernmost point in Ireland. The Signal Station on the point offers excellent... more » Owner description: Rising 700 feet above the ocean, this is the southernmost point in Ireland. The Signal Station on the point offers excellent views of the coastline and marinelife. « less
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Ranked #24 of 239 attractions in County Cork
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Ranked #25 of 239 attractions in County Cork
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Zoos; Educational Sites
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Fort Camden (Cork)
Ranked #26 of 239 attractions in County Cork
Category: Historic Sites
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Ranked #27 of 239 attractions in County Cork
Category: Gardens
Owner description: The Ewe is a home - open to the public, entirely created & run by a couple. Irelands only interactive sculpture garden is... more » Owner description: The Ewe is a home - open to the public, entirely created & run by a couple. Irelands only interactive sculpture garden is a must see for anyone interested in art, nature or a totally unique experience - the perfect destination for a relaxing, memorable day out. Set along a spectacular waterfall in the natural Eden of Glengarriff, it offers visitors a chance to step off the treadmill, slow down and rediscover our beautiful but vulnerable natural world. It is a journey like no other. Explore the meandering pathways and hidden corners, where curious creatures gaze back as you pass. Take the Evolution Walk through the Valley of Eden, weave your way over bridges, past humorous sculptures and discover a surprise at every turn. The creative haven of about six acres has been designed in four very different tiers up a mountainside - each with a theme: Water, Time, The Environment and Ancient Earth. Children welcome - please supervise for the safety & peaceful enjoyment of all. « less
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Ranked #28 of 239 attractions in County Cork
Category: Historic Sites
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Drombeg Stone Circle (Skibbereen)
Ranked #29 of 239 attractions in County Cork
Category: Mysterious Sites; Ancient Ruins
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Ranked #30 of 239 attractions in County Cork
Category: Specialty Museums; History Museums
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