Cork Hidden Gem Attractions

Cork Hidden Gem Activities

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  • Maramammabirillo
    Rome, Italy72 contributions
    We have been to Nano Nagle Place unsure about what was on there.
    We found a positive, relaxing, mystic place where we could also learn a lot on what was life in Cork, in the XVIII century.
    Thanks one million to Agnes, who is such a communicative and sparkling person, who introduced us in the life and deeds of Venerable Nano Nagle, and thanks too to Gerry, so exhaustive in teaching us about the history of Cork in the past and its social life.
    We had a great visit.
    Written 24 July 2022
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  • Rhonda H
    3 contributions
    Gem of a place absolutely beautiful gardens with stunning flowers. Lovely way to spend a day perfect place for kids fairies everywhere,all different garden areas with ponds real fish,goats,birds, rabbits and even some dinosaurs. U can bring a picnic or just get a coffee. The owner was such a lovely man who told us it has taken him and his wife 14 years to make the gardens. Time very well spent should b extremely proud of themselves.we will Deffo be back 😎
    Written 25 July 2022
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  • ScottG
    Annapolis, Maryland3 contributions
    There are guided tours, but it was nice to walk around and explore. Great views of Cork! Definitely recommend it if you are in Cork.
    Written 5 August 2022
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  • Charles
    46 contributions
    Small but informative Museum with exhibits, a video on butter making. An interesting visit. Very friendly staff member.
    Written 14 July 2022
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  • Footprints826891
    6 contributions
    The site where Michael Collins, who helped establish a treaty with the UK in the 1920s, was assassinated by fellow Irishmen on August 22, 1922. Controversy still surrounds his death.
    Written 28 June 2022
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  • Sam S
    West Chester, PA2 contributions
    Our group of eight had an excellent trip. Martina was fabulous in helping me structure the itinerary the way I wanted. As my wife and I have been to Ireland over 10 times, we have a pretty good idea of what works for us, and Martina was excellent to work with. (So good, we are doing it again in September). Liam, our guide, also was excellent - my group admired his knowledge, honesty, humility and humor. He gave us great options each day and the tour group really appreciated that. I “interviewed” a number of Irish tour companies before I selected Butlers, and I am happy I did.
    Written 8 August 2022
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  • Brid S
    14 contributions
    Loved this. Went with our 2 small kids age 4 & 6. Fabulous experience for all the family. Both kids got to drive the boat which they loved. Would highly recommend this. Staff were lovely very friendly.
    Written 9 August 2022
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  • Helen B
    1 contribution
    Brilliant evening on the Cork city ghost tour with Damien Punch and his ghost friends. Really recommend this tour for young and old and everyone in between. The whole family enjoyed it. Great time had by all
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    Written 10 August 2022
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  • uberteeb
    Glasgow, UK89 contributions
    The best pint of Murphy's on my trip, really nice old pub and the barman was heavy sound and joined us a for a pint once his shift finished.
    Written 11 July 2022
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  • Eva Marie C
    1 contribution
    Such a great night out in Cork, great venue and atmosphere and the line up is always brilliant! Would definitely recommend to a friend!
    Written 2 March 2022
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  • cantillonemer
    Cork, Ireland91 contributions
    Absolutely fantastic experience. The area is beautiful in its own right but experiencing it out on the lake at night makes it all the better. The 2 guides were excellent, good craic and so informative. Lots to learn from this marine biologist haven. Definitely recommend a hike up the hill beforehand to get beautiful view over the lake!
    Written 8 August 2022
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  • Janne
    Hamburg, Germany1 contribution
    really fun night out, no matter if you have irish dance experience or not! They will talk you though the steps, and even if you dont get it, all the others will just drag you along, no problem. You can have a drink in between the breaks and after the dancing you could grab a bite to eat in the nearby pub
    Written 12 August 2020
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  • PhilKateCasey
    Cork, Ireland48 contributions
    The Dursey cable car is currently closed in 2022 for upgrades - I'm not sure what it will be like once the new one is in place - but this is the only cable car in Ireland and such an experience. it goes from the mainland to an island - which is not inhabited - but farmers do have animals grazing on the island - sheep and cows - so dogs are not allowed - but if you are looking for something different to experience - this is the one for you.
    I'm not into sky diving or bungy jumping - so this is as far as I'd go to float on air..
    Looking forward to when this re-opens so I can experience it again.
    Note :- the roads in this area are very narrow - so not good for big vehicles e.g. Campers unless you are well used of driving big vehicles on country roads..
    Written 1 May 2022
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  • Sarah O
    1 contribution
    I took my daughter and a group of her friends here for her 9th birthday, We had Erin as an instructor through the safety briefing at the start and then later on throughout the courses and was impressed by her overall patience with all the children and her attitude towards making their experience better. All the instructors were great throughout and allowed our children to leave with a sense of achievement which was amazing to see.
    Would definitely recommend for a fun day out
    Written 30 July 2022
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  • chepaddy
    Edinburgh, UK6,980 contributions
    A surprisingly spacious wine bar in a Georgian building with two floors.
    Nice atmospheric lighting.
    Worth a visit.
    Friendly service.
    Written 18 January 2022
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