Castlemartyr Resort hosts a range of entertainments and offers a variety of activities to provide a memorable family holiday experience. Set in ancient woodland with a swan lake and meandering paths Natural Retreats Castlemartyr is the ideal place to soak up the rustic Irish scenery.



With lush, green countryside, farm lanes and awesome sea views, horse riding is a popular family activity in Castlemartyr. There are also peaceful beaches perfect for family picnics and Castlemartyr castle, badly damaged after the Williamite Wars in 1688/89 is a sight to behold. After the wars it ceased to be used as a residence and since then has been in ruins.



Popular family days out include Fota Wildlife Park where 90 different animal species live in a free-range environment, Fox’s Lane Folk Museum, KartWorld Adventure Centre – a purpose-built Kart circuit with the largest floodlit hire facility in Ireland, Perks in Youghal – the largest indoor funfair entertainment centre in the country, providing a selection of rides and Jungle World – one of the largest activity centres in Cork.

Natural Retreats Concierge are able to recommend and book full itineraries and programmes allowing you to make the most of your stay and creating memories that last forever.