Local taxi services are available. We recommend having your own personal transport to explore the area as public transport is limited. Whitelodge B&B is 28 miles from Cork airport and 25 miles from Cork City.
Stephen Pearce Pottery
The workshop and Showroom internationally renowned for its high quality handmade earthenware are a 5 minute walk away.
A Pottery Experience workshop is available to guests of Whitelodge – please contact Caroline for further details.
Ballymaloe Cookery School, Gardens and Organic Farm
Also within walking distance of the B&B, Darina and Tim Allen’s world famous Cookery School with a full schedule of day, weekend or longer courses and ornamental gardens open to visitors.
A short drive from Whitelodge brings you to the Country Guest House & Restaurant home of Myrtle Allen, one of the leading figures in Irish and European cuisine for over 50 years.
Golf course, restaurant, luxury afternoon teas. 10 minute drive.
Ballycotton Lighthouse Tours
The iconic lighthouse of Ballycotton Bay is now open for day trips and tours. Launches from the nearby pretty fishing village of Ballycotton, with numerous pubs that have live music and award winning restaurants.
Next to the church within walking village of Whitelodge lies the ruins of the ancestral home of William Penn, founder of the state of Pennsylvania.
Historical tours of Ballycotton/Shanagarry and the nearby medieval village of Cloyne are also available through Whitelodge B&B. Package prices available on request.
An extremely popular wedding venue, with blue flag beach, a fine hotel and restaurant and music at weekends. 1 mile from the B&B.
Day trips to Cobh, Kinsale, Lismore, Waterford, Cork City, Clonakilty are all very feasible from Whitelodge. We are happy to advise and suggest itineraries over a drink on the terrace.
There are numerous spots for angling locally.
Other local visitor attractions include the Jameson Whiskey Heritage Centre in Midleton, Fota Wildlife Park and Gardens, the cliff top walks at Ballycotton and 10 golf courses.
Local smoked salmon is available.