Nearby Family-Friendly Attractions
Family fun for everybody
From the people and the pubs, to the shopping and the scenery, there’s a lot to see, do and fall in love with during your time in Cork. The Radisson Blu Hotel & Spa, Cork is located just 10 minutes from the centre of a thriving cosmopolitan city. It’s also within easy distance of many major roads that lead to all different parts of the county. As, you have access to a lot of entertaining family-focused activities within easy reach of us.
Fota Wildlife Park
Ireland’s wildest attraction, Fota Wildlife Park is set on 100 acres on the scenic Fota Island in the heart of Cork Harbour. It’s a unique place where you can come face to face with free roaming animals and birds from all parts of the world.
Monday to Saturday: 10am to 4pm
Sunday: 10:30am to 4pm
Blackrock Castle Observatory
While at the castle you can enjoy daily planetarium shows to learn about the wonders of the night sky, send a message to space at the pan galactic station and play the comet chaserto to save the earth.
Daily: 10am to 5pm
Cork City Gaol
Cork City Gaol is a magnificent castle-like building which once housed 19th century prisoners. Take a trip back in time and wander through the wings of the Gaol, accompanied by the shuffling feet of inmates and the jingle of the warders’ keys.
April to September Daily: 9:30am to 5pm
October to March Daily: 10am to 4pm
Titanic Experience Cobh
Located at the fated Titanic’s Cobh town departure point, this immersive experience retraces the steps of the ship’s fated passengers and examines where it all went wrong. Computer generated graphics recreate the collision and sinking of this great ship and touchscreen computers teach us about some of those on board. Tours run every 30 minutes throughout the day.
April to September Daily Every 15 Minutes: 9am to 6pm (last tour at 5:15pm)
October to March Daily Every 30 Minutes: 10am to 5:30pm (last tour at 4:45pm)
Pet and feed baby animals (which range from snakes to goats depending on your bravery), work a real JCB mini digger or battle it out over a round of crazy golf at Leahy’s Farm. If that’s not enough, there’s a go cart track, mystery maze, climbing tower, big drop slide and indoor play barn. With so much to choose from, the whole family will be happy.
Daily: 11am to 6pm
Zipit Farran Park
Take part in adrenalin-fuelled high ropes and zip lining for all ages and abilities at Zipit Farran Park. Adventurous trail courses in the treetops offer a fun outdoor activity that gets your juices flowing. Allow around 4 hours to experience the 5 circuits fully. Each circuit ranges from 1 – 20 metres high and it’s often the adults that are more scared of the higher ones! Online booking is advised.