Middleton is located on the main Cork Waterford road and its just 12 kilometres east of Fitzgerald’s Vienna Woods hotel. Middleton is the vibrant centre of East Cork surrounded by quaint villages and renowned for food and lively pubs. Traditionally Midleton is the main market town of the area located in the heart of a rich agricultural hinder land. Visitors to the town have a variety of shops to choose from such as designer fashion to hand made linen. There are many antique shops as well as the culinary delights of the gastronomic market which is held every Saturday and numerous other food outlets. Midleton Farmers Market The Middleton market sells local seasonal produce.
The variety of produce is amazing and of course most abundant during the growing season. There is an extensive selection of fresh fruit and vegetables including fresh organic produce. There are freshly baked breads, scones, cakes, biscuits, jam and chutney. There is a very tempting array of Irish Farmhouse Cheeses, smoked fish, shellfish, fresh pasta and olives. One of Irelands most famous chefs Darina Allen makes a regular appearance at the farmers market and she sells delicious homemade jams, bread etc.
Opening Details: Open every Saturday from 10am – 1.30pm
Location: Hospital Road, Midleton To get there take the first exit from the roundabout and its located directly beside the Supervalue that will be facing you.
Old Midleton Distillery
Midleton is probably most famously known by the famous Old Midleton Distillery which is home to Jameson Whiskey. The Jameson tour commences with an audio visual presentation. Guests accompanied by a tour guide follow the OLD Distillery Trail through various historic and architecturally unique buildings. The visitor can encounter restored machinery and dramatic recreations of the steps of whiskey production. Each visit ends in the Jameson Bar with an Irish whiskey tasting session where you will have the opportunity of becoming a qualified Irish whiskey taster with a presentation diploma. Afterwards you can relax in the restaurant which specialises in country farmhouse fare or perhaps have a browse in the gift shop and craft shop.
Opening times: from March 1st-October 31st
Tours Daily (7 days), 10am to 6pm, Last tour at 5pm
Opening times: from November 1st to February 28th
Open Monday to Friday
Phone Number: 021-4613594
Prices: Admission €8 adults Seniors, Students & Students €6.25 Families €20
Distance Fitzgearlds Vienna Woods Hotel: 20 kilometers Time 0 hr 14 min