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IrelandWelcome to our page of information, attractions and places of interest around Ballycotton. The Ballycotton hotels listed below are either in the town or we have given a rough guide as to how far they are from Ballycotton. The Republic of Ireland is bound to the west by the Atlantic Ocean, to the east is the Irish Sea which reconnects to the ocean via the southwest with St. George's Channel and the Celtic Sea. The Republic of Ireland has 26 counties, and five cities — Dublin, Cork, Galway, Limerick, and Waterford. The west-coast of Ireland features cliffs, hills and low mountains. The centre of the country is flat with large areas of bogland. We hope you enjoy your stay and find your ideal accommodation from our list of Ballycotton hotels.

Ballycotton is situated 25 miles from Cork and one hour from Cork Airport. Enjoy miles of spectacular coastline, wonderful sandy beaches and a choice of golf courses around this unspoilt fishing village. This beautiful area of Cork has an abundance of sporting and leisure pursuits, including golf, hiking, horse riding and Irish heritage sites, and be sure that you don't miss a visit to Fota Wildlife Park.

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Attractions Cloyne Round Tower, Co Cork. Tel: +353 (0)21 4255100. One of the few surviving Round towers in Cork and one of the few surviving aspects of the old monastic foundation at Cloyne. The tower was struck by lightening in 1748-1749 and the original conical roof was destroyed. The tower was subject to some alterations after this. About 5 miles west of Ballycotton.

Cloyne Round Tower

Attractions Ballycotton Lifeboat Station. Ballycotton is one of the oldest stations in Ireland, being opened in 1858. It was established to afford protection to the shipping frequenting the port of Cork. Location: On the outskirts of Ballycotton.
Ballycotton Lifeboat Station

Attractions Cobh Heritage Centre, Cobh, Co. Cork. Tel: +353 21 4813 591. The centre is based in the disused portions of the railway station at Cobh. This highly imaginative visitor attraction tells the story of emigration from Cobh in the period of the famine in 1845 up to the era of the great Liners in the 1950s. About 12 miles west of Ballycotton.
Cobh Heritage Centre

Attractions Old Midleton Distillery (15 km away) - A tour of the Old Midleton Distillery consists of a 15 minute audio/visual presentation, then a 35 minute guided tour of the Old Distillery and then back to the Jameson Bar for a whiskey tasting - minerals are available for children.

Old Midleton Distillery

Attractions Fota Wildlife Park, Carrigtwohill, Co. Cork, Ireland. Tel: 021-4812678. FOTA Wildlife Park is not like an ordinary zoo. Wherever possible we have chosen animals that thrive in a free-range environment, which allows them to roam free, while mixed with other species and with us human visitors! These species are also able to adjust to the Irish Climate. The animals themselves make the choice of seeking shelter when necessary.

Fota Wildlife Park

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