It’s all ac­tion in the great out­doors at Bal­ly­hass

The Corkman - - OPINION -

BAL­LY­HASS Lakes is one of Ire­land’s best known still spring wa­ter trout fish­ery, with 11 four star hol­i­day homes and an ac­tiv­ity cen­tre for groups and schools, sports clubs and teams, and cor­po­rate team build­ing.

Once a lime­stone quarry, The com­plex is now a gi­ant out­door play­ground, awash with fa­cil­i­ties and space to ex­plore, re­dis­cover and play.

Bal­ly­hass Lakes Ac­tiv­ity Cen­tre & Wakepark just out­side of Ce­cil­stown has by now be­come the Ad­ven­ture Cap­i­tal of North Cork of­fer­ing ev­ery­thing from Kayak­ing, Zip Lin­ing high ropes courses, rock climb­ing and over 15 other Out­door Ad­ven­ture Ac­tiv­i­ties on the one in­cred­i­ble quarry site. Mak­ing their mark in large group book­ings ca­ter­ing for over 150 par­tic­i­pants at a time. Schools, Cor­po­rates, Scouts, Youth Groups & Sports teams are all reg­u­lar vis­i­tors to this in­cred­i­ble old quarry fa­cil­ity.

As the cen­tre has grown so have the staff num­bers.

Most re­cently and per­haps most ap­pli­ca­ble to the lo­cal com­mu­nity Bal­ly­hass has taken ad­van­tage of its fan­tas­tic crys­tal clear wa­ters and in­stalled Ire­land’s Largest


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