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Win A Romantic Stay at Castlemartyr Resort

Win A Romantic Stay at Castlemartyr Resort

Fota Wildlife Park have teamed up with the 5 star Castlemartyr resort in East Cork to give four lucky couples the chance to have a romantic overnight stay with dinner. To win this fantastic prize you will need to enter our our love trail competition at the park during "Romance at The Park" which takes place on February 11th, 12th, 13th & 14th.This is the third year of Romance in the Park which is prooving to be the most popular Valentines event in Cork attracting nearly 10,000 people over the last three years.

We will have a love trail where you can win fantastic prizes plus we wont be forgetting the little ones with face painting and arts and crafts at the Marquee. There will also be a new feature for 2012 "Drumbash" where both adults & kids can learn to play drums from all over the world.

Castlemartyr Resort offers luxury AA 5 Star accommodation within easy reach of Cork Airport and is on the doorstep of Cork City.

The 18th Century Classic Manor House lies adjacent to the ruins of an 800 year old castle originally built by The Knights Templar under Richard Earl de Clare, known as Strongbow. The Resort is nestled in 220 acres of mature landscape, with meandering streams, parklands and a tranquil lake that is abundant with wildlifeand gardens that include a reconstruction of the historical, classical parterre beds.

Each of their 109 Bedrooms and Suites (11 in The Manor House and 92 in the new wing) are individually appointed with the finest in interior design and comfort. Many of The Manor House Suites have sweeping views of the 18th century parkland and lakes.

The Bedrooms & Suites, located in the new wing, have a luxurious, contemporary feel and host all the facilities for today's guest.

The hotel offers three dining options: the AA Rosette-awarded Bell Tower Restaurant serving modern Irish cuisine with a twist, the relaxed yet elegant Knights' Bar, and their contemporary Club House.

Castlemartyr Resort offers the best of today's sporting, leisure and entertaining facilities. There is a myriad of possibilities for outdoor pursuits and activities including, archery, croquet on the lawn, clay pigeon shooting, or a game of hurling. Guests can also choose to take a stroll around the beautiful formal gardens or a walk through the adjacent Castlemartyr Wood. All guests enjoy complimentary use of the Health Club, offering a state of-the-art gymnasium with fitness studio hosting up to 20 classes a week.

Their 9 Treatment Room Spa overlooking the formal gardens offers rest and rejuvenation. The Spa & Health Club offers relaxation rooms, vitality lounges, heated indoor pool, steam room, sauna and jet pool.

Golfers will enjoy their 18-hole Ron Kirby designed inland-links style golf course.