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Local Attractions

The Great National Commons Inn Hotel is in a perfect location to explore many of the popular attractions and hidden gems around the Cork County area. 

See below for some of our recommended attractions to visit in Cork.

Fota Wildlife Park
Fota Wildlife Park
One of the most popular attractions in Ireland. Thousands of animals & plants, 100 acres of land. 25mins from hotel
Camden Fort Meagher
Camden Fort Meagher
Finest remaining examples of a classical coastal artillery fort in the world, labyrinth underground tunnels and chambers. 40mins from hotel.
Cork City Gaol
Cork City Gaol
Discover the prison life from pre-famine times, the birth of radio with Marconi, exhibitions and more. 10mins from hotel
Spike Island
Spike Island
Second largest natural harbour in the world. Monastery, fortress & prison. Take a ferry to Spike Island from Cobh, 30mins from hotel.
Blarney Castle and Gardens
Blarney Castle and Gardens
World landmark, Ireland’s greatest gems. Poison Garden,The Witch Stone,Wishing Steps,Blarney Stone & more. 10mins from hotel.
Glenview Gardens and Hobbit House
Glenview Gardens and Hobbit House
Enchanting gardens featuring Hobbit House, Woodland Fairy Trail, Sunken White Garden & more. 55mins from hotel.
Saint Fin Barre's Cathedral
Saint Fin Barre's Cathedral
Stunning 1870 architectural Anglican building situated in the centre of Cork City, just 15mins by car or 30mins via bus from hotel.
Cork Butter Museum
Cork Butter Museum
Ireland's most unique butter museum and world's largest butter market, located in Shandon, 10mins from hotel.

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Activities - Several exciting activities available near the hotel such as golf, equestrian, cycling, fishing and more.

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Family Day's Out - Enjoy a great family day out at places such as Rumley's Open Farm, Zipit Forest Adventures plus lots more.

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Wild Atlantic Way - Escape to Dursey Island, Mizen Head and Old Head of Kinsale for your Wild Atlantic Way adventures.

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