Things To Do in Cork

Things to do in Cork to make the most of your stay

At La Trattoria Restaurant in Midleton, County Cork we understand that planning your day out is very important. La Trattoria Midleton has proudly been trading now for over 40 years and in those years we have recommended many local attractions to visitors from near and far. It is with this knowledge and understanding that we have developed a list of things to do in Cork packed full of local attractions and destinations that we are sure everyone will enjoy.

We hope you enjoy your stay and that our list of things to do in Cork will make you want to come back for more.

things to do in cork - Trabolgan


Looking for things to do in Cork for the family then Trabolgan has always been a fantastic place to bring the family and friends. Located just 15 minutes drive from Midleton town, Trabolgan has been delivering fun pact family days out for all since opening in 1985. Trabolgan offer great day passes where families can visit and enjoy a wide variety of attractions and entertainment. They also offer various weekday and weekend offers from time to time so make sure to check out their website to keep up to date on all of their events and special offers.

For more information visit Trabolgan.

things to do in cork - jameson distillery

Jameson Distillery Midleton

Looking for things to do in Cork then a visit to the Jameson Distillery should be top of your list. Midleton Distillery dates back to the 1800’s where it was used to mature Paddy’s Irish Whiskey. The Jameson Distillery moved from Dublin to the Midleton in 1975 ( a year after La Trattoria Restaurant opened) where it continues to mature their whiskey today. Visitors are welcome to visit the Jameson Distillery where they will get the opportunity to visit the pot stills and view the warehouse that has been used to mature whiskey for over 2 centuries.

For more information visit Jameson Distillery.

things to do in cork midleton farmers market

Midleton Farmers Market

Located in Midleton and open every Saturday, Midlton Farmers Market has become one of the most successful farmers markets in Cork. Visit and taste some fantastic food from some of the best local suppliers that Cork has to offer. Located in the carpark next to Supervalu just follow your nose as you smell the wonderful aromas of fresh pizza baked in a stone oven or artisan sausages cooked over coals. Midleton farmers market is a true gem and should not be missed. You will be glad you added this to your list of things to do in Cork.

things to do in cork leahys open farm

Leahy’s Open Farm

Located just 15 minutes from Midleton Town, Leahy’s Open Farm is one of those locations on the, things to do in Cork list that is always a family favorite for young and old. Kids of all ages (including parents) will find plenty of things to do while visiting Leahy’s Open Farm, from visiting with their wide range of animals to ambling through their museum of old Irish antiques and farming equipment. Kids and adults can always be found racing against each other in their outdoor peddle cart track or feeding the animals at set times during the day. This is a great location that will leave you with fond memories and happy kids (and parents). Top tip: Don’t forget to taste their handmade ice cream made fresh on the farm using their own cows, it’s yum!

For more information visit Leahy’s Open Farm.

things to do in cork fota wildlife park

Fota Wildlife Park

Just 12 minutes drive from Midleton town, Fota Wildlife Park has drawn visitors from all over the world every year and is one of the top destinations for visitors in Cork. When looking for things to do in Cork for the family, Fota wildlife park has always been a great destination for those young and old. Now with their new Asian Sanctuary, Fota Wildlife Park is growing and only becoming bigger and better.

For more information visit Fota Wildlife Park.

We hope you enjoy our list of things to do in Cork, we look forward to greeting you.