When you take this guided tour, you will discover fascinating insights into the contrasting lives of the masters of a former time, and their servants, in the original surroundings that shaped their worlds.
Fota House hosts monthly cultural events, including seasonal offerings at Christmas and Easter. When exploring the House, a visit or guided tour of the award winning Victorian Working Garden is a must! Special corporate events and weddings are greatly enhanced by the spectacular surroundings.
Open Daily Mid-March to September
Daily 10:00 – 17:00
Last admission: last tour leaves at 15:30
Visit duration: approx. 45 to 60 minutes
Closed: October to mid-March
Admission Prices 2018
Senior (aged 65+): €6.00
Student (with valid ID): €6.00
Child (under 13): €3.00
Family (2 adults & 2 children): €19.00
Victorian Working Garden Tour
Senior (aged 65+): €4.00
Student (with valid ID): €4.00
Child (under 13): €2.00
Family (2 adults & 2 children): €14.00
Combo: House & Victorian Working Garden Tour
Senior (aged 65+): €8.00
Student (with valid ID): €8.00
Child (under 13): €4.00
Family (2 adults & 2 children): €29.00
LANGUAGES: Guided tours available in English and German. Audio-guides available in English (fee applies).
DINING / REFRESHMENTS: Café serving hot food, sandwiches, cakes and a wide range of beverages.
SHOPPING: Gift shop selling heritage inspired gifts, books and Fota branded items.
PARKING: Paid car and coach parking on-site.
WHEELCHAIR ACCESS: Partially wheelchair accessible with accessible toilet.
GROUPS: Group rates available (minimum 15 people). Pre-booking required.
WI-FI: Free Wi-Fi available.
ACCOLADES & AWARDS:
Fota House is located in East Cork, just off the E30 (formerly N25), and adjacent to Fota wildlife park (accessible through the same entrance).
Fota Island, Carrigtwohill, Co. Cork, Ireland
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