Things to do in Cobh

Top Things to Do in Cobh

Things to Do in Cobh

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  • Storyteller826212
    1 contribution
    Would recommend visting! Short boat trip to the island, and our guide John G was so informative and friendly. After the tour we had time to explore the island before our boat trip back.
    Written 24 May 2022
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  • silasabby
    Central New York81 contributions
    Great approach to learning about the famous ship. Staff informative and manager very hospitable and genuine. Only a few blocks from our cruise ship and easy walk.
    Written 24 May 2022
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  • Andre H
    Cape Town, South Africa353 contributions
    We visited this Cathedral on 15 Apr & what an impressive building. You cannot miss it no matter where you are in Cobh & even from Spike Island it stands out from the rest of the City.

    Should we wish to visit other attractions in Cobh there is free parking behind the Cathedral , all that's expected is a donation once you go inside St Colman's Cathedral itself. It's a Catholic Cathedral with wonderful visits over the harbour . The tower is an impressive 91m high , one of the tallest in Ireland. It took around 47 yrs to build the church & the interior is amazing with arches , carvings , lighting & stained glass.

    For those looking for that infamous picture with the multi coloured houses a street away from he chuch , turn right from the front door of the church , walk about 150m turn left & 2nd road left , find wall overlooking a little park below & that's the spot. It was quite amusing how many other tourists were looking for the right spot while we were looking. The pic is certainly was the effort & apart from the houses , the cathedral with the sea in the background steals the show
    Written 1 May 2022
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  • Donny W
    Maggie Valley, NC494 contributions
    We toured the Heritage center and found it very interesting. Lot of history explained. Also, a good place for a quick lunch
    Written 13 May 2022
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  • MissVOnTour
    Milton Keynes, UK465 contributions
    When in Cobh, you must come and learn about Annie. She is an important part of Cobh's story. It won't take you long and it's free :)
    Written 11 May 2022
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  • HawaiiSeaDog
    Hawaii3,336 contributions
    A very important memorial to those who were lost in the sinking of the Lusitania during the war. The memorial stands in the centre of the town.
    Written 3 May 2022
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  • HawaiiSeaDog
    Hawaii3,336 contributions
    This is a beautiful cathedral situation on a hill overlooking Cobh. Inside it is full of colour and calm and was a great place to spend a few moments alone.
    Written 17 April 2022
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  • Jay C
    Cobh, Ireland26 contributions
    *Local review

    A short walk from the busy Town Centre, this garden is what you need to relax and just take the beauty of Cork Harbour. The view of the water is significant because you are seeing the last anchor spot of the Titanic.

    The garden itself is beautiful and well maintained. It truly is a nice location to designate a memorial garden. The 123 passengers that departed from Cobh is very much alive on this place. There are stories to read on info boards, there's the touching Glass Memorial and this very place where you can think about them specially and respectfully.
    Written 22 August 2021
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  • Colleen
    1 contribution
    Amazing customer service , quick delivery to Dublin . Asked after delivered how the product was . Beautiful lamp bought for a Christmas present to add to the collection of 6
    Written 4 January 2022
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  • MissVOnTour
    Milton Keynes, UK465 contributions
    This is just a glorious area when the weather is good. It's clean and tidy with lots of swilling and a young children's play area. There is a bandstand and usually if there is a cruise liner in, there will be some form of music from 2-4pm. There is also a lovely coffee/tea kiosk onsite so you can refresh, relax and watch the world go by while admiring the gorgeous views of the harbour.
    Written 11 May 2022
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  • Flantheman2334
    Gosport, UK597 contributions
    My grandfather was married on Haulbowline Island in 1903 when he was in the army, so we went to see if there was a church or chapel we could visit.
    We found out that it is now a naval base and the closest we could get was halfway across the bridge, where there is a crematorium.
    There was no one about so we drove there to take photos of the island. My adult granddaughters wandered in towards the crematorium and were met by one of the managers.
    We then had an informative explanation about the building, which was originally a magazine for ammunition.
    Our photos of the Haulbowline buildings did not reveal any church spires, sadly, but we did have an unusual experience!
    Written 8 August 2019
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  • Jay C
    Cobh, Ireland26 contributions
    *Local review

    To walk on this cemetery is to appreciate Cobh’s rich local and maritime past. This hallowed ground is also the resting place of the Lusitania victims and a testament to Cobh's humanitarian effort to the tragedy. After Cobh folks aided on the recovery of the bodies, they also respectfully decided to bury them on three mass graves and 20 private graves on the town's Old Church Cemetery.

    I am giving this a 5 star because this is an experience unlike the usual touristy experience in Cobh or anywhere. The surrounding is well-tended and mowed (no overgrown grass nor the creepy impression of a cemetery). In fact, the Cork City Council has strict regulations in preserving its current state.

    While on the area, spend some time spotting old headstones, renowned Cobh locals like Dr James Verling, Jack Doyle and others, Celtic crosses, impressive statues of saints, fine ironworks and even the biodiversity of the cemetery.
    Written 20 August 2021
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  • john k
    60 contributions
    We went with friends who had an interest in the Lucitania and discovered a lot about it there, including the passenger list.
    Written 22 July 2019
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  • mdx55
    Anderson, SC34 contributions
    I didn't go to this castle, but you can watch the restoration of it on The Great House Revival tv show. It's amazing what they did to make this 500 yo castle a livable home! You can 'meet' the homeowners, too.
    Written 15 March 2022
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  • paulgray1
    Sale, UK405 contributions
    You see what’s left of the pier used by the Titanic passengers as the embarked on its ill-fated transatlantic voyage. We saw it as we were stood on the veranda as we were on the Titanic experience tour. There is not much of it remaining but is a the remains of the pier used by thousands of the emigrating Irish-a truly moving memorial to them.
    Written 12 May 2022
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