Weekend Curators: William Murray's Whistle-Stop Tour

A whistle-stop weekend stay curated by cook and food writer William Murray


William Murray is a home cook, food writer and one half of Currabinnny. His childhood by the sea and love for local produce has inspired him in his writing and cooking.

William says: I have a huge connection to the city of Cork and all of its wonderful intrigues, oddities and amenities. I've developed this weekend offer to give you the chance to experience the history of what I believe is the best city in Ireland. 

Weekend Curators: William Murray's Whistle-Stop Tour Includes:

  • 2 nights' weekend accommodation for 2 adults sharing in a luxuriously appointed bedroom
  • A la carte breakfast each morning
  • Brunch for 2 people in The River Club on an afternoon of choice
  • A guided walking tour of The Old Cork Waterworks
  • A guided walking tour of Elizabeth Fort


Terms and Conditions: 

  • Subject to availability
  • Offer available Friday & Saturday, or Saturday & Sunday nights only
  • Cash or credit alternative not available for food or drinks included Rate is inclusive of VAT
  • Cancel without charge up to 4pm 48h before arrival
  • Price based on a maximum of 2 adults per room
  • Prebooking of dinner, tours and tickets must be made at least one week prior to arrival through the reservations team

About The River Lee

Set on a picturesque bend in the river, just a short walk from Cork city centre, The River Lee hotel occupies a unique position in this charming historic city. Ireland’s ‘second city’ is a lively cultural hub with an opera house, independent art galleries, museums and theatres, vibrant nightlife and a growing craft beer scene and hosts several festivals throughout the year – notably culinary, music and film. Additionally it boasts a thriving foodie scene centred on the famous English Market and is ideally placed for visits to kiss the legendary Blarney Stone, the historic fishing town of Kinsale and the rest of Ireland’s ruggedly beautiful southern coastline.

Key features

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Free WiFi

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Restaurant & Bar

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Fitness Centre

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24h Room Service

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On-Site Car Park

Swimming Pool

Swimming Pool