Glenview House Bed & Breakfast Accommodation

East Cork Country House B & B  Midleton Accommodation
Glenview House, Midleton, County Cork in Ireland.
Email: info@glenviewmidleton.com

VISITOR ATTRACTIONS IN EAST CORK

 


Cobh (pronounced Cove)
Previously known as Queenstown, was the centre of Irish emigration, the last port of call of the Titanic, and the place to which survivors of the Lusitania were brought. Visit the
Queenstown Story - a multimedia exhibition at Cobh's Victorian Railway Station

Barryscourt Castle, Carrigtwohill
Dates from the same period as Bunratty and Dunguaire Castles. Built in 1206, it was the seat of the Earl of Barrymore until 1700. The castle was opened to the public after extensive renovations


Dunkathel House

This is a classic late Georgian Mansion with Italianate printed walls, Adam Fireplaces and one of the finest staircases in Ireland.
 

The Jameson Centre, Midleton
Experience the history of Irish Whiskey, see the world's biggest Pot Still and after your tour enjoy a sample of Irish Whiskey.

Fota Wildlife Park, Fota Island

Here you will see over 70 species of wildlife from all 5 continents,

roam freely past bird-filled lakes, monkey islands and flamingo parks. A great family day-out.
Fota Gardens Arboretum and Fernery
Why not take a relaxing stroll through these gardens and explore the 150 year old world famous Arboretum


Shanagarry
A village renowned for its superb pottery. Visit the potters at work at Stephen Pearse's emporium

Ballymaloe Gardens

Created by the Strangman Family in the early 1800's and impeccably maintained until the death of Lydia Strangman in 1952. A programme of restoration began in 1983, when Tim and Darina Allen established their famous Cookery School. Gardens are open April to September.

Beaches

There are 3 beautiful beaches in the area  Ballycotton, Garryvoe and Youghal

Youghal

The ancient town of Youghal was occupied by the Danes and Normans and was also part of the great tract of land that was granted to Sir Walter Raleigh. His home, Myrtle Grove, still stands today and is open to the public. Tradition has it that it was here he planted the first potatoes. The main street is spanned by the Clock Gate built in 1777.

Ballycotton Sanctuary & Wetlands

A bird sanctuary of international importance stretches from Ballycotton around the bay to Ballymacoda.

 

 

 

For enquiries and bookings contact:
 Eilis and Bernard Walsh

Glenview House
Midleton, Co Cork



 

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