Mitchelstown, Co. Cork

Mitchelstown (Irish: Baile Mhistéala) is a small country town in County Cork. Mitchelstown nestles in the valley to the south of the Galtee Mountains close to the Mitchelstown Caves and is roughly 48km (30 miles) from Cork City and 36km (22 miles) from the Republic of Ireland's third city Limerick. The Gradog river runs by the town into the Funcheon river, which in turn is a tributary of the nearby Blackwater river. It is a good example of a 'planned town.'

The local countryside is stunning and Mitchelstown is an ideal base from which to explore it. Golf is available nearby and  there is a wide choice of game and coarse fishing. Horse riding is also facilitated in local equestrian centres. Walking is a strength and there is something to suit walkers of all levels and abilities. Doneraile Forest Park and Ballyhoura Mountain Park both offer marked walks, nature trails and orienteering combined with plenty of fresh air and splendid scenery.

The nearby drive along the Blackwater Valley and around by 'The Vee' is one of the most beautiful in the country.


Gardens

Ballyvolane House - Garden Fermoy County Cork Ireland
Ballyvolane House
Fermoy, Co. Cork
The Greene family’s gracious mansion is surrounded by its own farmland, magnificent wooded grounds, a recently restored trout lake and mature gardens, all carefully managed and well maintained. Garden lovers will find a stay here especi ...

Golf

There is no featured golf course in the area

Self Catering

Selfcatering
Annes Grove Gatelodge (Miniature Castle)
Castletownroche, Co. Cork
An intensely romantic property, Annes Grove Miniature Castle is built in Gothic style, the building being a medieval castle in miniature. It is situated at the junction of three quiet country roads and surrounded by mature beech trees, which crad ...

What's On

Lismore Farmers Market - County Waterford - Sundays
Lismore Farmers' Market (Blackwater Valley)

The Castle Avenue, Lismore, County Waterford

Sundays 10am-4pm

Contact:

Michael J Walsh Tel: 086 837 7590

Tourist Attractions

TouristAttractions
Doneraile Wildlife Park
Doneraile, Co. Cork
Doneraile Wildlife Park is made up of 166 hectares of mature groves of deciduous trees, several restored water features and several herds of deer. It is an outstanding example of an 18th century landscaped park in the 'Capability Brown' style and ...

Wedding Venues

Kilshane House - Wedding Venue Tipperary Ireland
Kilshane House
Tipperary Town, Co. Tipperary
Set in the magnificent rolling countryside of South Tipperary, this large Victorian house is at the end of a half mile long driveway and surrounded by 320 acres of private parkland which includes a trout river and landscaped gardens with some stu ...
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