The market town of Midleton is only a few minutes walk from the Hotel and is full of shops, cafes, restaurants and bars.
Midleton Farmers Market (5 mins)
Midleton has its own Farmers Market every Saturday from 10am to 1:30pm and is one of the best in the country. It is located just a short walk from the Hotel in a park next to Hurley's Super Valu and has a fine selection of local food producers.
The Jameson Experience (5 mins)
The Jameson Experience tour includes a fully guided tour of the original Distillery, a comparative whiskey tasting and a complimentary Jameson signature drink. Highlights along the way include a visit to the largest copper pot still in the world, a tour of the Micro-Distillery and a stroll through a live maturation warehouse. Tours take place daily at 11am, 1pm, 2.30pm and 4.15pm. Duration 1 hour, 15 minutes.
Spike Island Tours (20 mins)
In the last 1300 years Spike Island has been host to a 6th century Monastery, a 24 acre Fortress, the largest convict depot in the world in Victorian times and centuries of island homes. Today the island is dominated by the 200 year old Fort Mitchel, the star shaped Fortress which became a prison holding over 2300 prisoners. Take the scenic ferry ride from Kennedy Pier, Cobh, and enjoy a fully guided tour of our island and fortress, and relax in our cafe and picnic areas. Get captured in the history and mystery of this magical heritage island.
Cliff Walks & Hikes
The East Cork coastline has a fantastic selection of walks, trails and hikes of all difficulties. Just ask our team at Reception for their recommendations.
East Cork Golf Club is just a few minutes drive from the Hotel. If you fancy a round, we offer discounted rates to our guests. Just ask our team at Reception to contact the Golf Club.
Cobh (20 Mins)
This is one of the largest natural harbours in the world and some of the biggest cruise liners in the world dock here and are a sight to behold. On certain dates family events are held to welcome the arrival of the cruise liners. The annual Cobh Regatta in August is also a great event. Visit the Annie Moore statue - the first immigrant to disembark at Ellis Island. A visit to the amazing Cobh Cathedral is a must.