Castlemartyr Golf Club

Ron Kirby

2007

18

72

6,728

Resort

Ron Kirby

2007

18

72

6,728

Resort

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Set in an old manor estate in east cork, the castlemartyr golf resort is an 18 hole, 6,728 yd, par 72, inland links style course.

It is the creation of renowned golf course designer Ron Kirby, whose credentials were honed on such Irish masterpieces as the Old Head, and Mount Juliet, as well as Gleneagles in Scotland. In Castlemartyr Mr. Kirby has developed an inland links style course that creates a visually pleasing yet testing experience. The course is designed to be challenging and pleasurable for players of any caliber.  Castlemartyr Golf Club provides first class service across all aspects of the golf spectrum, from the course, to the Club House and Pro Shop.

Castlemartyr Golf course is not the only option for guests looking for golf breaks. There are many other local courses offering world-class golfing within stunning countryside and coastal locations – All within easy reach of the hotel.

Highlights

The par 3 5th is considered to be the courses signature hole.

Facilities

Castlemartyr Resort offers luxury 5 Star hotel accommodation of 108 rooms within easy reach of Cork Airport and is on the doorstep of Cork City. The 18th century classic manor house lies adjacent to the ruins of an 800 year old castle originally built by The Knights Templar under Richard Earl de Clare, known as Strongbow. The Resort is nestled in 220 acres of mature landscape, with meandering streams, parklands and a tranquil lake that is abundant with wildlife and gardens that include a reconstruction of the historical, classical parterre beds.

Food & Drink

The clubhouse with its panoramic view of across the golf course provides a light, airy and contemporary environment in which to relax for a beverage & to dine. Enjoy a hearty fare featuring perennial favorites in this light filled airy space or, weather permitting, opt to dine alfresco on the extensive terrace.

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The local area

lions and cubs at fota wildlife park cork
cork city gaol
cashmans bar cork
english market in cork

Things to do

Cork city is a vibrant urban space offering visitors everything they could need. Make sure to visit the English Market and marvel at the wide selection of unusual food, followed by a tour of the nearby high streets.

And for those wishing to absorb the culture of County Cork, make sure to take a trip to the Blarney Castle where you can gain the gift of the gab with a simple kiss upon the Blarney Stone! Animal lovers can get their fill at the huge Fota Wildlife Park, while history enthusiasts can get lost in the wonder of Cobh Heritage Centre.

One of the most popular attractions in Cork city is Cork City Gaol (Jail), now a unique visitors attraction. This magnificent castle-like building once housed 19th-century prisoners. Today, visitors get a fascinating insight into day-to-day prison life.

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