The beautiful East Cork is located in the southwest corner of Ireland in Ireland’s largest County, County Cork. The towns of Cobh, Youghal and Midleton are the three main towns of East Cork. East Cork has much to offer all the family and the following article looks at just a selection of some great activities worth a visit.
Take to the East Cork waters and discover the surroundings of East Cork and the waters beneath. ‘Whale of a Time’ is a safe and exciting tour of the coastline and rivers of East Cork and West Waterford. From fishing to water activities, relaxation and much more, Whale of a Time will cater for all the family with their amazing tours on offer. One of the most popular tours available is the dolphin and whale watching tour, come and see these wonderful creatures at play. From bottlenose dolphins, to fin whales, and fearsome sharks, you certainly are in for a treat when you visit Whale of a Time.
Celebrating 80 years of fun, Perks Entertainment Centre is the country’s largest indoor entertainment centre and has a long tradition of providing great family entertainment. Located in Youghal County Cork, a visit to Perks Entertainment Centre is a must. Catering for all ages Perks Entertainment Centre welcomes school tours, corporate outings, social clubs and family get togethers. Perks offers the very best in Superbowl, Lazer Shots, Funball, Bumper Boats, Casino, Safari Train and much more.
Fota Wildlife Park is situated just 10km east of Cork City, off the N25. You can avail of a direct train service from Cork City to Fota Wildlife Park that is approximately a 15-minute journey. Check out Irish Rail to view timetables. Fota Wildlife Park is very unique as the animals here live in a free-range environment. Fota Wildlife Park has over 90 different species of animals on the park and range from all creatures great and small.
Cobh Heritage Centre invites visitors from around the world to share their ancestor’s story of emigration and their experiences in the New World. Here you will learn about the journey and conditions endured on board the emigrant vessels and coffin ships that set sail from Cobh’s shores. Learn about the tragedy of the Titanic and Lusitania ships, Annie Moore’s search for a new life in America and much more. You are sure to be captivated when you visit The Queenstown Story in Cobh.
So go on, make East Cork your next family holiday destination. With spectacular scenery including wonderful blue flag beaches and rugged landscapes, colourful little villages and towns, abundance of tourist attractions and much more, East Cork offers a great platform to explore and enjoy a holiday for all the family.
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