Fota House, Arboretum & Gardens opened again for the season in March with an exciting events programme and a new café. “We are thrilled to announce that Bakestone, one of Cork’s best eateries, is launching a new café at Fota House. Bakestone share our passion for offering visitors locally sourced produce and the best of each season, and they will be serving produce from the Victorian Working Garden here at Fota House”, said Victoria Tammadge, General Manager.
“Our goal here at Fota House, Arboretum and Gardens – part of Ireland’s Ancient East – is to continue to bring the property to life and share it with all our visitors; keeping the heart of the property beating is what’s it’s all about!” she continued. Bakestone will be serving a wide variety of fabulous eats every day and promise some exciting food events at Fota.
Fota House will be hosting an exciting programme of family events throughout the year. For details on all events or to book, go here. Fota House operates guided tours from 10:00 – 17:00 daily (including Sundays and bank holidays). The award-winning Victorian Working Garden at the rear of the property is also well worth a visit. Manned mainly by Fota volunteers, it is open Monday – Friday, 10:30 to 15:00 and 13:00 to 16:00 on Sundays, perfect for an after lunch stroll. Since 2007, Fota House is owned and managed by the Irish Heritage Trust, an independent charity, and all proceeds from events are invested back into the upkeep and restoration of the property.