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Monday 20 May 2019

Brennans light up Cyclefest's visit to Millstreet

IRELAND'S first Family CycleFest pedaled its way to Millstreet Country Park last weekend.

For good measure, John and Francis Brennan were present as part of the recording for the excellent series At Your Service at the location.

Meanwhile, the Millstreet Country Park hosts a Come Fly with Me Kite Festival on Sunday, September 22.

The concept initiated by Joanie Hanley will raise funding for cancer research where the programme will focus from kite flying demos, a kite making workshop, pipe band, bouncing castle to face painting and much more.

With autumn upon us, a visit to the Park is spectacular as the leaves turn from summer green glow to the colourful multitude of red, gold and orange of Autumn. This corner of North Cork is rich in history, art, cuisine and culture, beautiful vistas along the magnificent Musheramore Mountains perched at 612metres with picturesque views overlooking Slievemish, Mullakinish and Caherbarnagh.

Millstreet Country Park boasts 500 acres of picturesque landscape nestled at the foot of the Musheramore Mountains, beautifully themed manicured gardens, historical and archaeological sites and features, walking trails, wildlife and much more.

If you are yet to make your first visit of what will be many, to its unspoilt surroundings teeming with wildlife, beauty and sheer ambiance there has never been a better time to do so than now.

A visit to Millstreet Country Park include a guided tour of the estate on the in park transporter buggy's with entertaining and experienced guides. All guests will enjoy a phenomenal array of attractions reaching back into history and time on tour including Standing Stone Circles, Stone Alignment, replica Crannog Island, Fullacht Fiadh, and Sheppard's Hut.

The visitor centre is surrounded by exquisite gardens and landscaped grounds with Nibbles Restaurant a perfect location to relax.

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