Macroom is a popular place to head to in Cork as many of the city’s most popular attractions are close. Among the most interesting places to see are the marvelous Macroom Castle and the incredible Kinneigh Round Tower. Also worth checking out are the Lee Valley Golf & Country Club and the Ballincollig Gunpowder Mills.
Blarney Stone, one of the more famous tourist attractions in the entire country is just 17 miles (27 kilometers) to the east.
Enjoy window shopping and do some people-watching in a few of the nearby shopping hotspots such as the Blarney Woolen Mills in Blarney and the Ballincollig Shopping Centre.
Sports fans who are into rugby union will feel right at home at Musgrave Park, home of local legends the Sundays Well RFC and the much-loved Dolphin RFC. After the game, follow local sports fans to the nearby pubs to either celebrate, or commiserate, depending on the score.
When you’re ready to put your feet up after enjoying the many charms of Macroom, check in to one of the area’s convenient bed-and-breakfast, hotel and short-stay apartment options. For a good night’s sleep it’s hard to go past the Blarney Woollen Mills Hotel, the Oriel House Hotel, Ballincollig, and the Blarney Golf Resort.