Local Activities in Cork Ireland


Due to our proximity to the coast and many scenic areas, the Carrigaline Court Hotel near Cork is the perfect choice for your activity holiday in Cork Ireland, offering a plethora of activities within easy reach.

Within 5 minutes drive

Carrigaline-Crosshaven Pedestrian Walk: Crosshaven is a scenic village just a short drive from the hotel. For hotels near Crosshaven the Carrigaline Court is the ideal base. Stroll along the estuary for several miles on a stunning pedestrian walk, visiting the beautiful Drakes Pool area en-route. Horse-riding centre - Hitchmoughs Riding SchoolCurrabinny woodland walks. Several scenic coastal walks, sandy beaches and coves. Extensive children’s playground (just 50 yards from hotel)

Within 10 minutes drive

Sailing in Crosshaven, home to the “Royal Cork Yacht Club”, the oldest yacht club in the world. Golf at Monkstown Golf Club, with its distinguished history and its unique setting overlooking Cork’s glorious harbour. Plentiful popular fishing spots in the area. Sandy beaches of Myrtleville, Roberts Cove and Rocky Bay. National Maritime College of Ireland www.nmci.ie If you are looking for hotels near Cork Airport, the Carrigaline Court Hotel is also located just a short drive away. 

Additionally within a short drive is the village of Douglas, a popular village on the outskirts of Cork city. Douglas village boasts numerous shopping opportunities including the Douglas Court Shopping Centre and Douglas Village Shopping Centre. Shoppers can enjoy big brand names including Next, Dunnes Stores, Marks and Spencer, New Look, Boots and much more. When it comes to hotels near Douglas we benefit from being just a 10 minute drive away.

Within 15 minutes drive

Five superb Golf courses including the magnificent Fota Island Golf Club, home to the Murphy’s Irish Open in 2002, Cork Golf Club, Monkstown Golf Club, Water Rock and many others. Scenic town of Kinsale (20 mins) & picturesque beaches nearby.

For full details of other visitor attractions for your activity break in Cork, visit also Places of Interest.