Local Activities

Whether you’re eight or eighty. Whether you’re with friends & family or work associates. Whether you’re looking for an adrenaline rush or simply a relaxing stroll through the woodlands. Springfort Hall Hotel Cork and the surrounding area offers guests an incredible variety of activities in Mallow so you can have the time of your life! Our staff are available 24/7 if you have any queries about things to do in Cork during your stay. All you need to do is ask.

Ballyhass Lakes – Fishing

Doneraile Park – beautiful walks

Cork Race Course – go to the races

Annesgrove Gardens – Casltetownroche, Co Cork

Ballyhoura Cycling and Walking Trials, Ballyhoura

The Donkey Sanctury, Liscarroll, Co Cork

Grenagh Petting Farm-Grenagh, Co Cork

Blarney Castle-Blarney, Co Cork

Blarney Woolen Mills-Blarney, Co Cork

Gate Cinema – Mallow, Co Cork

Mallow Swimming Pool – Mallow, Co Cork


Springfort Hall Hotel Mallow is an ideal base for Golf Breaks Cork, with a great selection of golf courses to choose from all within a short distance of our hotel.

Mallow Driving Range

Only two minutes drive from the hotel!

50 Grass Tees/12 Indoor Driving Bays, Chipping Greens/Putting Greens/Sand Bunkers

Professional Tuition/Swing Analysis- for further information and bookings contact our reception team.


Mallow Golf Club

Approx 10 minutes drive from Springfort Hall Hotel Cork. A true championship 18 hole course, Mallow is a tree-lined parkland course with excellent views of both the Blackwater Valley and the distant Galtee Mountains. The course, with its advantageous positioning of bunkers and plantations, creates a testing course with a variety of golf shots, an enjoyable experience for all.

Charleville Golf Club

Approx 20 minutes drive from Springfort Hall Hotel Cork. The attractive parkland course on its present site since 1941 has now extended to a pleasant 27 hole heavily wooded course, well known for its lush fairways and beautiful greens.

Fermoy Golf Club

Approx 35 minutes from Springfort Hall Hotel Cork. Established in 1981 this wooded course represents a challenging test for both the expert and the novice golfer. The newly refurbished clubhouse and restaurant overlook the rolling course and countryside. Corrin Hill is a focal point for the area with its commanding Stone Cross summit. Handicap Cert not required. Overseas membership available.

Doneraile Golf Club

Five minutes from Springfort Hall Hotel Cork.Located on the Northern side of the village this delightful nine hole parkland course welcomes golfers of all standards to partake of its unique challenges. With its centuries old trees, famed for never releasing once they claim the ball, the ‘swanny’ and the graveyard renowned for their magnetism, and the finishing straight of the postage stamp eight and the long dog leg ninth, Doneraile awaits your visit. No pre-booking required. Ladies competition every Wednesday. Green fees generally available Monday-Friday at €20. Please phone 022 24137.