Places to visit

Places to visit

Feeling adventurous? Why not try;

The Jameson Experience at Midleton Distillery – Take a tour of the distillery where Jameson is crafted into one of the world’s premier whiskeys (circa 15 minute drive from Youghal).
Leahy’s Open Farm – Lots of animals on display including goats, snakes, camels and tons of activities for the kids (circa. 20 minute drive from Youghal).
Mahon Falls – A spectacular 80 meter waterfall set amongst stunning scenery (circa one hour drive from Youghal)
Fota Wildlife Park – Come face to face with animals from all over the world (20 minute drive from Youghal).
The Old Deanery Gardens – Located in Cloyne the Old Deanery Gardens stretch for 16 acres and feature a restored walled garden, large wildlife lake, woodland walks and a garden railway (30 minute drive from Youghal).
Lismore Heritage Centre has an award winning audio visual display of Lismore history in which your host Brother Declan (alias Niall Toibin) takes you on an enthralling journey through time, starting with the arrival of St. Carthage in 636 and bringing you right up to the present. While in Lismore be sure to visit Lismore Castle and the many historic buildings (circa 30 minutes from Youghal).
Waterford and Suir Valley – Experience the beauty of the Suir Valley from a period carriage and take in the wonderful panoramic views of the River Suir (45 minute drive from Youghal).
Take a leisurely cruise along the Blackwater River with Blackwater Cruises.
Mitchelstown Cave is a world without sun, without time, a world where man almost feels an intruder, stumbling on a past age, and an era where nature reigns supreme (circa. 1 hour 15 minute drive from Youghal).
Trabolgan Holdiay Village promises a memorable day out for all the family. Set on 140 acres with something for everyone, including Florries Den, Jungle Safari Play, Archery, Go Kart, Swimming Pool and much more. Day trips during season from 9am to 6pm daily (circa. 30 minutes from Youghal).
Cobh Heritage Centre – Take in life in the 18th and 19th centuries and immerse yourself in the ‘Queenstown Experience’ with larger than life exhibitions on the mass emigration, the Great Famine and on how criminals were transported to Australia for petty crimes. It also has an exhibition on the history of the RMS Titanic, whose last port of call before it sank was Cobh (then Queenstown) (circa. 25 minute drive from Youghal).
Take in the Ring of Cork with this touring guide detailing plenty of places  to eat, sleep and have loads of family fun! Download the Ring Of Cork guide here.
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