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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

Annes Grove Garden - Flower Nursery
Annes Grove Garden
Castletownroche, Co. Cork
CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE DUE TO STORM DAMAGE Annes Grove has many blessings, among them a long history in which generations of the Annesley family have enhanced the gardens plus a happy freak of nature which offers both lime and acid conditio ...
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Golf

There is no featured golf course in the area

Self Catering

Selfcatering
Annes Grove Gatelodge
Castletownroche, Co. Cork
An intensely romantic property, Annes Grove 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 cradle the property a ...
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What's On

Fermoy Farmers Market - County Cork - Sundays
Fermoy Farmers Market

Every Sunday, 10am-4pm

Location:

Dublin road, (opposite Blackwater motors) Fermoy, Co Cork

Contact:

David Ryan - 086 337 6399
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Tourist Attractions

Cahir Castle - Cahir County Tipperary Ireland
Cahir Castle
Cahir, Co. Tipperary
Cahir Castle is one of the largest and best preserved castles in Ireland, it is situated on a rocky island in the river Suir. Once the stronghold of the powerful Butler family, the castle retains its impressive keep, tower and much of its origina ...
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Wedding Venues

Wedding
Castle Oliver
Kilmallock, Co. Limerick
Castle Oliver is a sprawling seventeenth century gothic mansion with 15 acres of beautiful grounds, surrounded by thousands of acres of unspoilt Irish countryside. Set in the Ballyhoura Mountains, the Castle is roughly halfway between Limerick an ...
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