Top things to do in Fota

Zoo in Fota

Fota Wildlife Park

Kangaroos bound, cheetahs run, and monkeys and gibbons leap and scream on wooded islands at this huge outdoor zoo, where the animals roam without a cage or fence in sight. A tour train (on wheels, not tracks) runs a…
House in Fota

Fota House Arboretum & Gardens

Guided tours of Regency-style Fota House focus on the original kitchen and ornate plasterwork ceilings, but the real highlight here is the 150-year-old arboretum and gardens. There's a Victorian fernery set amid blo…