Welcome to Fota House, Arboretum and Gardens … a special place that offers a new experience for every visitor

Fota House is a fabulous regency style great country house situated in East Cork just off the N25. It has been restored and conserved by the Irish Heritage Trust who are happy to share the magnificent surroundings by way of public guided tours from March to September inclusive. Visitors can discover fascinating insights into the contrasting lives of the masters of a former time and their servants in the original surroundings that shaped their worlds. Groups tours and learning visits can be arranged all year.

Fota House hosts a range of monthly cultural events and there is always something to do here. See the calendar of events that includes seasonal offerings at Christmas and Easter. When  exploring the House a visit to or guided tour of the award winning Victorian Working Garden is a must. In addition to enjoying the regular events. you too can contribute or be a part of Fota by becoming a member of our dynamic Fota Volunteer team. Special corporate events and weddings are greatly enhanced by the spectacular surroundings.

Fota House is an Irish Heritage Trust Property