Discover Things To Do In Cork

Referred to it as the ‘real capital of Ireland’, Cork city is full of surprises. With a thriving night-life and a vibrant cultural scene there really is something for everyone.

Cork is the perfect family destination in the West of Ireland with a range of indoor and outdoor family activities throughout the county including Fota Wildlife Park and a range of amazing coastal towns on the Wild Atlantic Way. Fitzgerald Park, just minutes away from Cork city centre is situated on the picturesque bank of the River Lee and spans approximately eighteen acres with swings and slides, manicured gardens and the Cork Public Museum located at its centre.

The city also plays host to some popular festivals which draw crowds from all over Ireland and further afield each year. These include Live at the Marquee which takes place in the summertime and the Cork Jazz Festival which takes place in November.

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Clayton Hotel Cork City

Cork’s premier 4-star hotel overlooking the River Lee and facing the inspired architecture of City Hall.

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Clayton Hotel Silver Springs

One of the finest hotels in Cork set in sylvan terraced grounds just outside the city centre.

Ballycotton Cliff Walk

Enjoy the wonderful walk with rolling fields and meadows on one side and the ocean on your other.

Titanic Experience In Cobh

Enter the original White Star Line Ticket Office and learn about life about the ship and the story of the 123 passengers who joined at Cobh.


Explore the charming town in Cork Harbour and take time to visit Titanic Experience, Queenstown Story and Spike Island.


Explore the pretty harbour town and start of the Wild Atlantic Way.

Spike Island

Discover the island’s rich history from the monks and monasteries, rioters and redcoats, captains and convicts to sinners and saints.

Wild Atlantic Way

Drive into a world of breathtaking bays, magnificent cliffs and sprawling headlands.

Crawford Art Gallery

A treasure trove of Munster art from the 18th century to today.

Blackrock Castle Observatory

Filled with fun and educational things to do for kids, families and science enthusiast!

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Fota Wildlife Park

See the animals roam happy and free across acres of grassland.

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Blarney Castle

Kiss the Blarney Stone and explore the magnificent grounds.

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Cork City Gaol

Unlock the past at Cork City Gaol.

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Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral

The magnificent cathedral is impressive inside as out.

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Mahon Point

The largest shopping centre outside of Dublin.

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Opera Lane

All your fashion favourites.

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St Patrick's Street

Sensational city centre shopping.

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Pulse of Tradition

Where tradition Irish music and dance meets contemporary and world scenes.

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Live at the Marquee

A spectacular summer of music in Cork.

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Everyman Theatre

Beloved theatre in Cork city centre.

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Cork Opera House

Enjoy a wonderful programme of concerts, musicals and artists year-round.

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The Jameson Distillery

During summer months catch the free shuttle bus from Patricks Quay in Cork city centre.

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The English Market

Here you’ll find traders selling a mix of organic, locally produced food and exciting new foods from afar.

Clayton Hotel Cork City

Clayton Hotel Cork City is ideally located in Cork’s city centre. This 4-star hotel has 197 bedrooms, with an exclusive Penthouse suite with panoramic views of Cork city. The hotel has a full leisure centre with 18 metre swimming pool, spa and weights facilities. Underground parking is available.

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Clayton Hotel Silver Springs

Clayton Hotel Silver Springs is ideally located just 5 minutes drive from Cork city centre. With over 100 guest bedrooms, superb dining choices on site and exceptional service, Clayton Hotel Silver Springs is the perfect choice for your break in Cork.

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