Camp Sites in County Cork

Discover the magic of County Cork where you can dine out on exquisite cuisine, release your adrenaline along its glorious coastline or soak up the rugged beauty of its awe-inspiring landscapes. Read More

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Visit County Cork

Discover colourful towns, a buzzing city and stunning, remote coastlines.  County Cork has all you need for the perfect escape. Visit charming towns and villages, soak up spectacular scenery and feast on the finest food around.

Located on the South West Coast of Ireland, Cork is the largest of all Irish counties and to many the most varied. Steeped in over 4,000 years of history, Cork today offers its visitors a rich and distinctive cultural heritage.
Cork is a region full of colour and contrasts, which includes some of Ireland’s most attractive and vivid landscapes.

From the bustling, friendly streets of Cork City, to the rugged beauty of West Cork, the tranquillity and enchantment of North Cork and the holiday atmosphere of East Cork, the county is a land of diversity waiting to be discovered and enjoyed.

Come and live the experience, County Cork offers a full range of holiday options for all interests, with numerous places to visit, many sporting and leisure activities to play or watch and a host of festivals and events to savour and remember forever.

Cork is the biggest county in Ireland and is part of both the Wild Atlantic Way and Ireland’s Ancient East. With over 1000km of coastline, there’s a mesmerising amount of experiences to be had.  The county stretches from Youghal in the East right along the coastline to Bantry in West Cork.  In between, you have the city of Cork up into the rural landscape of North Cork and the Galtee mountains.

Travelling to Cork

By Air

Our airport is located just 10 minutes from Cork City centre. Bus and taxi services are available just outside the arrivals area.  Cork Airport offers direct flights from almost 50 destinations around Europe

By Sea
Located just 15km from Cork City centre, the ferry terminal offers easy access to and from mainland Europe. Brittany Ferries operates a service between Cork-Roscoff (France).

Cork is also accessible via ferry from Rosslare and Dublin. Both ports offer daily services between Ireland-UK and weekly services to France and Northern Spain.

By Bus
Cork has a high quality (and affordable) bus network connecting the county with Dublin, Limerick, Galway, Belfast and many more destinations. Buses usually operate from 6am until midnight.

By Train
Cork’s Kent Station offers easy access to the national rail network and is just a 10-minute walk from the City Centre.  There are hourly services between Cork and Dublin and regular services throughout the day to Killarney, Tralee and Limerick.  There is a commuter service from Cork to Cobh and Midleton operating every day.

By Car
Cork City is linked to Dublin via the M8 motorway and takes just over 2.5 hours.  The road network from Cork to Killarney, Tralee, Limerick, Galway, Waterford, Kilkenny and other great locations is excellent and easily navigable.

Whats to See and Do in Cork

Fota Wildlife Park

Fota Wildlife Park is set on 100 acres on the scenic Fota Island in the heart of Cork Harbour and is only 10 km from Cork City by rail or car.  Fota Wildlife Park is a unique place where you can come face-to-face with free-roaming animals and birds from different parts of the world.  Fota is accessible by car or you can take the train from Kent Station in the city to the park.


Cobh Heritage Centre

Explore the poignant Emigration & Maritime Story at Cobh Heritage Centre in Cobh. The dramatic exhibition brings to life the origins, history and legacy of Cobh and its role in Irish emigration as well as tales of the ill-fated Titanic and Lusitania.  Retrace the steps of 2.5 million adults and children who emigrated from Ireland through Cobh on coffin ships, early steamers and finally on the great ocean liner.


Jameson Distillery

Visit the Jameson Distillery Midleton, the place of whiskey-making dreams. Take a guided tour around the distillery’s heritage grounds and discover exactly what makes this world-famous whiskey so special.

Cork City Gaol Heritage Centre

One of Cork City’s leading tourist attractions, located a stroll away from Cork city centre and the famous Shandon church bells.  Step back in time to see what 19th and early 20th-century life was like in Cork, both inside and outside prison walls. The exhibition shows amazing life-like figures, furnished cells and sound effects that allow the visitor to experience the day-to-day life of prisoners and gaolers.

 West Cork Model Railway Village

The West Cork Model Railway Village in the picturesque town of Clonakilty features a fully scaled handmade model of the historic West Cork Railway Line. See fully operational trains and the towns that the railway served. 


Lough Hyne

Lough Hyne, the only salt-water lake in Europe, is a ten-minute drive (or a 40-minute cycle) from Skibbereen, and a scenic haven for kayaking, snorkelling and generally exploring the wonderful marine life of the region. 

Garnish Island

Located in the sheltered harbour of Glengarriff in Bantry Bay, West Cork, Garinish is a small island of 15 hectares known to horticulturists and lovers of trees and shrubs the world over as an island garden of rare beauty.  Access to the island is by small ferry boats.

Baltimore Sea Safari

Operate daily close-up coastal sightseeing boat trips with whale & dolphin watching with seal & wildlife sightings in the waters around Baltimore and Carbery’s Hundred Isles in West Cork, an area of exceptional unspoiled natural beauty.   

Courtmacsherry Sea Angling Centre

Courtmacsherry Sea Angling Centre is one of Ireland’s Premier Angling Centres based in the picturesque village of Courtmacsherry.  Their purpose built Sea angling and self-drive boats offer the sea angler the ultimate in safety and comfort

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