A picturesque harbour town
Cobh is a beautiful, picturesque town, built on a hill on the Great Island overlooking Cork Harbour. Climb to the top of the hill for some of the most breathtaking views of the harbour and surrounding area or spend your time exploring the colourful, winding streets and making your way along the waterline for a memorable day out. Cobh is steeped in history and culture, most well known as the last departure point for the ill-fated Titanic and keeping a watchful eye on Spike Island, Ireland's infamous island prison fortress. But its not all doom and gloom when you visit Cobh! The streets are lined with traditional Irish pubs with lots of traditional music and friendly locals. Dine is style in one of the many restaurants or grab a coffee in a local cafe. There is so much to see and do, Cobh is the perfect spot for a break away!
Robin Hill Sanctuary is located just a 15 minute walk from Cobh town centre.
Cobh is home to Ireland's only dedicated cruise liner terminal. Cruise liners from all over the world stop in Cobh to experience authentic Irish culture and heritage. Just a 30 minute drive from Cork City & 40 minute drive from Cork Airport & well connected by public transport links such as rail and bus services, Cobh is the perfect spot to stop while visiting the South of Ireland.
Things to do in Cobh
There are so many great activities to do when you visit Cobh. Here is just a taste of some of the attractions and activities available. Visit www.visitcobh.com for a full list of things to do when you visit!
Things to do in Cork City
Cobh is located just 30 minutes from Cork City. The foodie and cultural hub of the south of Ireland, Cork has lots of activities and attractions to see! Here is just a taste of some of what is available when you visit Cork City. Visit www.cork-guide.ie/cork_city/corkcityattractions.html for a full list!
Connecting Ireland's Ancient East with The Wild Atlantic Way
Cobh sits between The Wild Atlantic Way where visitors can explore the wild and rugged west coast of Ireland and Ireland's Ancient East where visitors explore ancient Ireland rich in folklore and tradition.
Whether you are starting you journey or mid way through Cobh is the perfect spot to rest, relax and have some fun when exploring Ireland.
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