County Cork is full of things to do with something for everyone, so may be worth a visit for those who want to wait until they are on holiday to decide what to do.
With beautiful scenery and a fantastic atmosphere, it is an area which will have you coming back year after year. It is another location which may require a raincoat, however, as it can be unpredictable with regards to the weather.
Why Rent a Holiday Cottage in County Cork?
County Cork is another county with a huge variety in the things you can do. The area has a few old buildings worth visiting. A trip to Blarney Castle can give you the gift of the gab by kissing the famous Blarney Stone or a visit to Shandon Tower where you can climb to the top will offer the opportunity to ring the magnificent bells.
There are also many festivals which are worth timing your visit depending on your interests. There is the Cork Jazz Festival, the Folk Festival and also a Film Festival in the county. Other events that can be attended by visitors also includes the Gaelic Games such as the Gaelic football, hurling or road bowling.
If you enjoy sport, County Cork is another county where golf is hugely popular as there are a number of courses open to the public. The terrain which is great for golf also lends itself as a great backdrop for a hiking holiday.
The Beara Peninsula and Mizen Head have fabulous rock formations with hamlets set amongst them, meaning they are a great place to go hiking. The landscape can also be enjoyed in alternative ways as well with trails suitable for bicycles, horses available as well as off-road cars.
The landscape isn’t the only part of County Cork worth enjoying either the coast provides brilliant sea angling as well as rivers such as Blackwater River being a great spot for keen anglers. The coast also offers three diving centres so that visitors can enjoy the coastline from under the sea.
Exploring County Cork’s Attractions During your Holiday Stay
Cork is the Republic of Ireland’s second-largest city and a holiday rental here would offer an abundance of amenities. During a stay in Cork, you won’t have to travel very far for great shops, pubs and restaurants. Cork also has its own airport and ferry port which makes the county extremely accessible, no matter where you’re travelling from.