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Oaklands is located at the center of the Lee Valley, which provides a host of services and events:
National Rowing Center of Ireland
Course Fishing Competitions
30 Golf Courses
Pubs & Restaurants
Within 15 mins of Blarney Stone
Within 20 mins of the city
Within 1 Hour from Killarney
Skiing Activity Center
Zipline Activity Center
Farran Woods Park
Beautiful Country Views
Inniscarra Lake plays host to fishing tournaments every year from Spring to Autumn. In 2014, the World Feeder Championship was held on Inniscarra Lake, within two minutes of Oaklands B&B
We are located in the very center of Cork and we are within an hours drive to over 30 Golf Courses including Kinsale, Killarney, Blarney, Macroom & Lee Valley Golf Clubs.
On Inniscarra Lake is the National Rowing Center of Ireland. Officially opened in June 2007, the center has played host to many major competitions and qualifying events since then and continues to be busy with club and intervarsities training. Less than 4 minutes drive to the center, Oaklands provides the perfect accommodation for clubs, teams, individuals or supporters involved with rowing.
Less than 1km from Oaklands is Rooves Bridge which here is seen with all the nations that took part in the World Feeder Championship 2014. Many people also view rowing competitions from Rooves Bridge.
Inniscarra Lake is within a 2 minute walk of Oaklands B&B and has some beautiful walks including Coachford Greenway. This photo was taken less than 200 meters from Oaklands at a jetty in Leemount. It features the house Golden Retriever, who has become a bit of a mascot for Oaklands.
Mullinhassig Wood is within 5 minutes drive of Oaklands, straddling the townlands of Aghavrin and Shanavagha. Poulanassig Waterfall is located within the wood, 0.75 km (0.47 mi) west of the entrance, and can be viewed from the water's edge, or from a path above. It is a beautiful and scenic place, accessible to the public, and frequented by locals and visitors alike.
Within 4 minutes of Oaklands B&B is Farran Forest Park, located on the southern shore of Inniscarra lake in County Cork. It enjoys panoramic views of the lake and surrounding countryside. Farran Forest Park has ample car parking, toilets, and a playground. Other notable features include a wildlife enclosure and a large duck pond. The wildlife enclosure holds a small herd of red and fallow deer which can easily be viewed from the way-marked Enclosure Trail.
Cork City is only a 20 - 25 minute drive from Oaklands B&B. The center of Corks business, social and retail locations, it is the perfect place to escape for a day to do some shopping or enjoy the nightlife.
Zipit is an Aerial Trail in Farran Forest Park perfect for families or teams. Oaklands B&B once again is only 4 minutes drive to the adventure center.