Just up the road you have Fishing at Lough Aderra lake. The lake is regularly stocked with adult Rainbow Trout so a high stock density is maintained. This gives anglers a good chance of a catch. The lake also holds a large stock of small Rudd as these are an important part of the Trout's diet. There are good shore angling sites and six boats are available for hire. Advance booking of boats is highly recommended.

There are many walks to be found in the local vicinity. Wood walks include Glenbower Woods, Killeagh and Ballyannan Woods, Midleton. There's a seafront walk from Rostellan to Whitegate. Cliff walks include Ballycotton cliff walk and Ardmore cliff walk.

Take a tour of Jameson's Old Midleton Distillery situated on the banks of the Dungourney river. With tours, the Malt House restaurant and the Jameson branded gift shop there's plenty to enjoy.

Ardmore historic seaside village is a fishing village not far from Youghal. It is believed to be the oldest Christian settlement in Ireland. Saint Declan lived in the region at some time in the period 350 – 450 AD and christianised the area before the coming of Saint Patrick.

From apes to zebras, there are lots of animals and birds to see at Fota wildlife park. Amongst many others you will see girafes, cheetahs, kangaroos, red pandas, ostrichs, penguins and pelicans.

On the same island as Fota wildlife park you have Fota House, Arboretum and Gardens. Built originally as a hunting lodge for the wealthy and powerful Earls of Barrymore it was later extended by John Smith Barry into an elegant Regency mansion.

Established as town by 1209, Youghal was built on a Norse settlement dating back from the 9th century. The town is steeped in history and was once one of the busiest ports in the country, even more important than Cork and Dublin. It was through this port that potatoes were first intorduced to Ireland. Sir Walter Raleigh was major in 1588 and 1599.

Garryvoe is the nearer blue flag beach with wonderful vistas of Ballycotton lightouse island.
Ballynamona Beach doubles up as bird sanctuary.