Foraging for Food & Adventure

Cork’s rich fields and seashores offer the perfect environment for the adventurous food forager.

In Cork, you will find wild herbs, garlic, mushrooms, fruits, berries, seaweed, shellfish and much more, just waiting to be foraged. Pick a hedgerow, a field or a rocky cove and help yourself to the bounty.


Or get the know-how with these foraging experts and courses, which include:

Will & Away Foraging Walks

Eat raw nettles, discover how to brew delicious herbal teas, pick a fresh salad and find out about common uses of plants, trees and funghi, the fol...

Ballymaloe Foraging Courses

Midleton, Ireland

The famous cookery school at Ballymaloe in East Cork runs a range of foraging courses throughout the year, for more details, visit their website an...

Seashore Foraging with Inch Hideaway

Cork, Ireland

This eco-camping farm offers regular seashore foraging walks with marine biologist Frances Gallagher – learn to identify, forage and eat different...

The Herbal Hub Foraging Walks

Cork, Ireland

Herbalist and forager Vivienne Campbell regularly does foraging walks from May through to October – they take place across Munster but Vivienne is...

Seaweed Foraging with Atlantic Sea Kayaking


Climb into a sea-kayak and go on a three-hour seaweed foraging tour along the coast with Atlantic Sea Kayaking in Union Hall – learn how to harvest...

Forage & Find - Around Cork Harbour

Kevin O’Connell, has been foraging around his South Cork home for nearly a lifetime. He now guides walks which cover all aspects of gathering wild...

There is so much to do when it comes to foraging and food knowledge in Cork – learn from the experts or just get out there and let yourself go wild.