Beaches, Playgrounds & Walks

Family-Friendly Beaches in Cork

  1. Garrylucas Beach/Garreststown Beach – situated near the Old Head of Kinsale. Nearest village is Ballinspittle.
  2. The Dock Kinsale – just outside of Kinsale town.
  3. Rocky Bay – Nohoval, Co.Cork
  4. Inchadonney, Clonakilty, Co.Cork


  1. Ardmore, Dungarvan Co. Waterford (roughly 1 hr drive from Cork City)
  2. Dunmore East, Co. Waterford


Nice Playgrounds in Cork

  1. Ballincollig Regional Park, Ballincollig, Co. Cork
  2. Fitzgerald’s Park, Mardyke, Cork City
  3. Ballinspittle, Kinsale Co. Cork
  4. Crosshaven
  5. Carrigaline
  6. Cobh
  7. Glounthaune
  8. Kinsale


Family-Friendly Walks in Cork

  1. Mahon Coastal Walk & Old Railway Line – near Blackrock Castle (nice stop for lunch)
  2. Carrigaline to Crosshaven Old Railway Line Walk  (Hassetts a nice stop for lunch)
  3. The Scilly Walk – Kinsale town to The Bulman (lovely place for food)
  4. Cobh Promenade