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Going back in time

I used to visit this park in the mid 50's with my Ann and Grandad. Lots of features like the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
County Cork, Ireland
Walk through here on your way either to or from the Gaol?

We came back from the Gaol and walked through this park on our return to our hotel. It's a lovely... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Shipston-on-Stour, United Kingdom
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All reviews great playground rose garden city centre public museum large pond swings and slides play ground duck pond shaky bridge children's playground banks of the river nice cafe sunny day all ages lovely walk lovely place to visit small museum
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I used to visit this park in the mid 50's with my Ann and Grandad. Lots of features like the Gazeebo, the lake. And the views . Of the lovely buildings around are still there. I went with Dublin family last year and they loved...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 126hazel
Reviewed 1 week ago

We came back from the Gaol and walked through this park on our return to our hotel. It's a lovely park, great for families, loads for them to do (all free), very clean and it felt 'comfortable', if you get the inference. Right on the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank caribbeanoldies
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Walking around Fitzgeralds park in any season is a pleasure. Its a park for all people , young and old. Children's playground build in a Fort theme, with swings, slides and climbing frames, which is surrounded with lovely seating for parents. You have a lovely...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Fiona O
Reviewed 5 January 2019 via mobile

Great park with a cafe, museum and a lovely walk up along the river. Lots of seating areas to sit and chill out and enjoy nature. Only about 1km from the city centre

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank scall92
Reviewed 10 December 2018

It's a very peaceful and calm park near the University College Cork. Great place to have a great time. Make sure to check out Daly's "shaky" bridge near by!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank BenPoulpi
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

Beautiful park. Great playground for kids. Lovely cafe. Nice place to read a book or go for a walk, not far from the city centre and UCC

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank teresa1707
Reviewed 27 October 2018

Fitzgerald park is a haven in the city. The playground is fabulous and guaranteed to be a hit with the littlies.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Amber K
Reviewed 20 October 2018

Have visited this park many times. Its tucked away but worth getting there. Great playground for children to enjoy... pond area with ducks and birds to look at...lots of lovely trees and green areas to sit and relax. Further on there is the lovely cafe...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank LMR610
Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

Family visit Fitzgeralds park is a hidden gem ideal for All ages its lovely walk from patricks street easy to find just walk up or hire bike Washington street about pnly 10 to 15 min depending on you stride on your way On your right...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 764billya
Reviewed 1 October 2018

Every time I visit cork city I also visit this wonderful park which is on the banks of the river Lee and just to the west of Cork city,it is a very big park with a lovely big pond with fountains and a great café...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Peter W
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