Guided rainy day activities you can book:
For a family or group of friends pose for a fun Vintage Photograph. Priceumes for each person are provided for the shoot as well as a 10 x 8 mounted photograph of the occasion. Extra copies can be ordered from photographer. The price depends on the number of people in the Group.
Price from €38 for 2 people. Family of 4 €60. Group of 8 €120. Time 1 hour.
Fota House and Arboretum
Take a Guided Tour of Fota House and see how a large house used to function 100 years ago. This house has been recently restored in the style of Downton Abbey.The house can be booked for functions or events, just contact us for information. Tour Price €14
Get a Guided tour of the Georgian House, Walled Garden and Arboretum. Pre-booking for these tours is essential. Fitness Level 1. €17
In Clonakilty, West Cork make your own silver jewellery using a variety of techniques to remember the Wild Atlantic Way. You may want to make a ring, bracelet, earrings, brooch or pendant under the guidance of a Master Silversmith in a studio in Clonakilty. Gems and silver is provided and paid for at the end of the 3-hour beginners class. Jewellery making courses from 10am on Thursday mornings . Full day course for 5 or more can be arranged.
Felt Making Half Day Course – This workshop is for the complete beginner or for those who have had a go. You will sample different fibres, colours and techniques. 10am to 1pm. Thursday.
Felt making full day course – At the end of the day you will have the knowledge to be able to make your own fabulous felt and you will be going home with a couple of flat felt pieces. Price includes all materials and equipment for the courses. 10am to 5pm. Thursday.
Food Trail of Artisan Foods on Friday mornings from 10.30am – 3pm in Clonakilty. Meet the local food producers, taste the artisan foods at the market and taste West Cork Cheese, Breads, Chocolate and Ice Cream. Takes place every Friday morning 11am during summer months (has to be pre-booked). Fitness Level 2. Price €50
Family Fun Chocolate Making – Have fun making chocolate sweets with an expert during a 2-hour class in the afternoon or otherwise by arrangement. This is suited to adults and children with a min of 3 per booking. Price €24.