Local Attractions

Brideweir is well located in an upsloilt rural area with a myriad of things to see and do.

Local activities include Salmon and Trout fishing, Mountain biking, horse riding and golf. We are very happy to make the necessary arrangements on behalf of our guests.

Local attractions include Lismore Castle located on the river Blackwater. The award winning Cliff House Hotel is in nearby Youghal. The market town of Midleton is home to the Jameson Midleton Distillery with daily guided tours. The English Market in Cork City and Fota House, Arboretum and Wildlife Park are also close by. We are very happy to make your bookings in advance of your stay with us. Please email info@brideweir.com

 

Lismore Castle and Gardens

Originally built in 1185, Lismore Castle was once owned by Sir Walter Raleigh. The Gardens are laid out over 8 acres and are believed to be the oldest in Ireland.

Things to do Cork

 

Midleton Distillery

(www.cork-guide.ie/midleton/)

Picturesque town – Home to Midleton Distillery with daily guided tours

Things to do Cork

 

Ballymaloe Cookery School

 (www.cookingisfun.ie)

The internationally renowned cookery school run by Darina Allen is located 30 minutes away

Things to do Cork

 

Cliff House Hotel – Ardmore

The Michelin starred restaurant is located in Ardmore. (www.thecliffhousehotel.com)

Things to do Cork

 

English Market

Opened in 1788, the covered market in Cork City and recently visited by Queen Elizabeth II is open 8am to 6pm daily. (www.englishmarket.ie)

Things to do Cork

 

Fota House

Fota House, Arboretum and Wildlife Park (www.fotaisland.ie)

Things to do Cork

 

Golf

Nearby courses include the championship course at Fota Island Golf Club and the Old Head of Kinsale (www.oldhead.com)

Things to do Cork

 

Fly-Fishing

We are located on the Bride River which flows into the River Blackwater, which is considered to be one of the best Salmon rivers in Ireland. We can arrange various day-rods, beats and ghillies.

Things to do Cork

Horseriding

We recommend Lucky Meadows, Ballindenisk which is a 15 minute drive away

Things to do Cork

 

Mountain biking and walking trails

Ballyhoura has the largest trail network of its kind in Ireland and includes 98Km of trails which range from moderate to demanding (www.visitballyhoura.com)

Things to do Cork