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BALLINHASSIG

Ballinhassig

Last Updated: 27th July, 2018

The traditional farming community of Ballinhassig is the gateway to West Cork. The village is overlooked by a unique feat of engineering, a massive stone viaduct built around 1850.

The area is known for road bowling and a thriving equestrian environment, featuring hunting, point-to-point meetings, gymkhanas, riding centres. The family can enjoy a fun Summers day out locally at Rumley's Open Farm Waterfall a chance to see and feed farm animals in person, and enjoy a coffee or tea aferwards.

Situated on the N71 within 10km of Cork City just a short drive from Cork Airport and Cork Ferry Port.

Ballinhassig

The traditional farming community of Ballinhassig is situated on the N71 within 10km of Cork City. This gateway to West Cork offers visitors a full range of facilities including restaurants and pubs with free Irish entertainment. It is very close for Cork Airport and Cork Ferry Port. The area is known for road bowling and a thriving equestrian environment, featuring hunting, point-to-point meetings, gymkhanas, riding centres and horse breeders.agri_museum.jpg (8104 bytes)

Locally, a typical working Open Farm hosts a range of farm animals including unusual breeds, allowing adults and children firsthand views of farm life. The farm is signposted off the N71.

The village of Halfway offers free access to an agricultural and transport museum displaying examples of machinery, vehicles and farming implements of a bygone era. The village is overlooked by a unique feat of engineering, a massive stone viaduct built circa 1850



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