There a range of activities available in Cork to suit all interests. If you are interested in the culture and heritage that this great city has to offer then look no further.
Ireland’s Ancient East begins in nearby Cobh. With so much to explore within short driving distance Clayton Hotel Silver Springs is the ideal base to discover our countries treasures.
Blarney Castle and Gardens is one of Ireland’s greatest treasures – those who kiss the Blarney Stone are given the gift of the gab. It’s a day out for the whole family and one of the most popular tourist attractions in Cork. Blarney Castle and Gardens is just 20 minutes drive from Clayton Hotel Silver Springs.
The Blackrock Castle Observatory is filled with fun and educational things to do for all – housed in a 16th Century building, it explores science and space in an interactive setting.
The English Market is a popular spot for both tourists and residents in Cork City. It is one of the oldest of its kind and has been trading in the City Centre since 1788. If you love food, you’ll love the English Market. Cork is home to established cooking schools including Ballymaloe Cookery School & Gardens and Island Cottage Cookery School. If you’re interesting in perfecting your culinary skills, make sure you look into a class or two.
Cork also has a history of brewing companies which include Jameson Whiskey Distillery and the Franciscan Well Brewery. Jameson Whiskey Distillery is located in Midleton in Cork, just a short drive from the hotel. They offer educational guided tours of the history of the distillery and the processes involved in making one of Ireland’s most popular exports. The Franciscan Well Brewery was founded in 1998 on the North Mall in Cork and procduces classic beer including ale, stout, lager and wheat beer.
Fota Island Wildlife Park is one of the most visited tourist attractions of Cork and is ideal for a family day out. The wildlife park is located just 20 minutes from Clayton Hotel Silver Springs. Cork Sea Safari is also a great attraction if you are interested in Cork Harbour and learning more about it.
Cork is also renowned for it’s 3rd level education campuses which include University College Cork and Cork Institute of Technology; which offer a variety of courses to those wishing to pursue further education.
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