What to do as Family in Cork

27 June, 2017

Top 5 Things to do as a family in Cork

Travelling to Cork for a family break? We've made a handy list of things to do this July to keep the whole family entertained! If you’re heading to Cork for City Spectacular, you must check out all the other amazing attractions and events that the Rebel county has to offer. Here are our top 5 Things for all the family to see and do on your visit to Cork.


1. Fota  Wildlife Park -Education about conservation  

Fota Wildlife Park, part of the Zoological Society of Ireland, is located on 100 acres at Fota Island 10km east of Cork City. With an annual attendance of 440,000 visitors, it is currently the second largest visitor attraction in Ireland outside of Leinster. Home to thousands of animals since it first opened its gates, Fota Wildlife Park’s primary objective is to provide the highest possible standard of care, housing and quality of life for all of its species, both native and exotic. Fota Wildlife Park is educative, fun and all importantly an  inspiring way to spend the day with the family.


2. Cork Harbour- Your adventure awaits you

Cork’s Harbour Island’s are full of activities and adventure for all the family! Consisting of the Little Island, Fota Island, Great Island and Spike Island; with fun days out, water activities, fabulous accommodation there is so much to see and do. Visit to start your adventure!


3. Trobalgan Holiday Village- A magical place for all

Look no further than Trobalgan Holiday Village for your family holiday! Get the best of both worlds as it’s a peaceful destination but will also keep the whole family entertained. Toddlers, teens and even Mum and Dad will be kept going for hours with the Village’s wave pool and waterslide, 18-hole golf course, Indoor sports complex and play areas. So don’t delay, plan your family vacay now, get all the info you need here!


4. Youghal- Youghal find something for everyone!

An entire day can be spent around Youghal! Where the past meets present, Youghal is both a modern seaside resort and one of the best examples of a Norman walled port in Ireland today.

With over eight kilometres of beaches you can choose from Claycastle, Front Strand and Redbarn. There are bike rides, pony and trap excursions and cruises on the River Blackwater that will sure keep everyone on the move. Perhaps the biggest draw is Perks Entertainment Centre one of Ireland’s largest indoor funfairs with bowling, lots rides and games galore, check out Ireland's Ancient East for more!


5. Cork City Tour- Hop on hop off Cork City

Hop on board the red double-decker bus for your Cork sightseeing tour for some family fun in Cork. About an hour long, the tour includes convenient stops at Cork's most popular cultural and historical attractions - Cork City Gaol, the Shandon Bells, U.C.C and the award winning Glucksman Gallery, the English Market, art galleries, shops and restaurants. There for a short stay, it’s the best way to get around Cork in a day! Plan your trip now at 

That wraps up our top ‘5 things to see and do with the family’ on your visit to Cork. For more information and ideas for things to do go to and to plan your amazing trip to Cork and it’s fabulous City. Read more about Ireland's Ancient East here