Walking and Cycling in Cork
The Ambassador Hotel & Health Club is located in Cork City. Cork county is a beautiful county full of breath-taking coastlines, stunning countryside and historic sites. Cycling is one of the more popular sports in Ireland. It is an ideal way to discover the true beauty and charm of Ireland, at your own pace. Where better to stay than the newly refurbished Ambassador Hotel & Health Club ideally located to ensure you at the centre of activity.
The East Cork Cycle Route travels from Cork City to Youghal. Cyclists should note that this is not an official route, and it is not sign posted as a cycling route. The approx distance of this route is 54KM (34miles).
The Cork City Cycling Route starts in the Mardyke, off the Western Road in Cork City, and the route is sign-posted with two logos and a bicycle symbol.
The Beara - Gougane Barra Cycle Route is a long distance route from Cork City to the Beara Peninsula via Gougane Barra finishing in Inchigeelagh. It is a moderate eight day (318 km) cycling routes which can be broken up into ideal smaller half day (40 km) stages allowing cyclists to soak up the beauty of west Cork in the South West of Ireland at their ease.
After an adventure filled day relax at McGettigans Cookhouse & Bar in the Ambassador Hotel & Health Club.
Walking in Historical Cork City, the "Rebel City"
Discover a new way to walk when staying at the newly refurbished Ambassador Hotel & Health Club, located in the hear of Cork.
More than 25 years of research has shown that walking may be the single best exercise you can do to improve your health. It burns calories (about 100 for every mile you walk) which will help you lose weight, it builds endurance, enhances muscle tone and it doesn't pound your joints.
...Exciting, historical, full of life, Cork City will bowl you over. One of the main cultural citys of Ireland, the "Rebel City" is brimming with exciting experiences. Cork Public Museum, University College Cork and Cork City Gaol are must-sees and if you fancy being outdoors there are sereval highly recommended walking tours that bring you on a journey through the city's streets and buildings like Shandon Steeple (also known as St. Annes) and the South Parish area that hosts Cork's oldest building: Red Abbey.
So make the Ambassador Hotel & Health Club your home while visiting our beautiful City of Cork.