Fota House is Ireland’s finest example of Regency period architecture with superb neoclassical interiors. Discover the grand decor of the principal rooms and charming nursery, or the service wing with the beautifully preserved kitchens, where you can experience what life was like for the servants who supported the lavish lifestyle of the gentry.



Fota House is open for weekends in February, seven days a week March to September  and for weekends October to December. Our opening times are 10am - 5pm. Please keep an eye on our social media channels for all up to the minute information.

Please contact the house for tour group bookings and school visits all year round on 021-4815543. In the meantime check out our busy calendar of events for the current season. There's always something to do at Fota!



House Tours & Events

There's always something to do at Fota! A range of cultural events for all ages and interests take place throughout the season including garden, craft, seasonal and family events, evening concerts and seminars.

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We are all very excited about Cork Heritage Open Day this Saturday 17th at Fota House. Our free House and Victorian Working Garden Tours are..

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Delighted to host to Pop Up Movie Club at Fota on Sunday 25th August. Finding Nemo & Bohemian Rhapsody outside! ❤️ Info and bookings: https://bit.ly/2VGaHIT

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Cork Craft and Design

Delighted to host Cork Craft Month in Fota Library. ‘Present Past’ runs all August. Entry is free so pop in for a peek!

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