Fota Wildlife Park
Fota Wildlife Park is must on any itinerary and is a park with a difference. It has been listed as one of Ireland’s Top Ten visitor attractions and is the most popular tourist destination in East Cork.
Trabolgan is located 20 minutes drive from the Beach Homes. The sub-tropical with a wave maker is a must for all the family and there are many other activities to choose from including archery, abseiling & tennis.
Leahy’s Open Farm
This is a great day out for all the family, with a huge selection of animals to see with playgrounds & picnic areas on site too.
Bridge Field Buggies
This is an outdoor quad safari suitable for all ages
Blue Flag Beaches
Garryvoe Beach Homes are two minute walk away from the Blue Flag Beach Garryvoe. From Ballywilling to Ardnahinch to Ballycotton, there are miles of sandy beaches to explore.
Paul in East Cork Bait and Tackle can offer a variety of fishing trips
Ballycotton Cliff Top Walk is a scenic walk which can give many other coastal scenes a run for their money. The walk starts in the fishing Village of Ballycotton and the walk continues for about 9km along the cliff face with stunning views and passes Ballytrasna beach.
Ballycotton Island & Lighthouse Tours
Ballycotton Island Lighthouse Tours is a truly magical memory-making excursion. Travel in an open topped boat, hike to the Ballycotton Lighthouse summit and explore the lighthouse.
Ballymaloe Cooking School & Gardens
Ballymaloe Cookery School is situated on 100 acres of farmland located 10 minutes drive from Garryvoe Beach Homes. There are many cookery courses and demonstrations on throughout the year. The captivating Garden & Farm walk is open all year to Visitors. Guests can enjoy a visit to Ballymaloe Farm Shop or Saturday Pizzas at weekends.
Shangarry Design Centre
The Design Centre is located just 5 minutes from Garryvoe Beach Homes and overlooks Ballycotton Bay. It is a shoppers paradise for jewellery, pottery and gifts. It is a good location for lunch too.
Stephen Pearce Pottery
Stephen Pearce Pottery is located just 5 minutes from Garryvoe Beach Homes. Stephen Pearce along with a small group of talented local craftspeople make the world famous Stephen Pearce ranges of pottery. There is a showroom and a cafe on premises.
Old Midleton Distillery
Old Jameson Midleton Distillery, 15 minutes from the Garryvoe Beach Homes, is located in a wonderful restored Grain store. A guided tour details the story of Irish whiskey with an audio-visual presentation and a sampling of the renowned Jameson Whiskey in the bar.
Titanic Experience Cobh is a new permanent visitor attraction which opened on February 1st 2012 in Cobh, Co. Cork, Ireland. Situated in the original offices of The White Star Line, the location marks the departure point for the last 123 passengers who boarded the Titanic on its fateful maiden voyage to America.
Cloyne round towerThe nearby village of Cloyne is a fine example of a surviving round tower. This particular round tower is thought to have been a place of refuge for Christian monks at times of attack and plunder.