For a fun filled day, Cobh has plenty to offer.
Hire a self-drive boat from Cork Harbour Boat Hire and see the splendour of Cobh from the water as a safety boat leads you around the magnificent Harbour. Boats can accommodate 4 people and are very easy to drive. Available to book up to 8.30 pm in the summer months. www.corkharbourboathire.com or call the booking line 0860747926
Pack in a fun filled hour by finding hidden items, solving riddles and puzzles and entering codes at Escapade Cobh. Your team of between 2 and 8 people will have great fun and your friendly and helpful Gamemaster can provide additional help along the way. Whether you “Escape from Spike Island prison” take part in a “Late Night Bank Robbery” or help “Sherlock Holmes” to solve his final case before his retirement, you will definitely enjoy a fun filled challenge. Open to 9 pm with prior booking. Book online at www.escapadecobh.com or call Rachael on 0876790897.
Cobh Pastimes Old Time Photography Studio allows you to dress up and be photographed as in olden times. Costumes, props and imaginative sets make for a great fun photoshoot. Photographs are printed on the spot. Cobh Pastimes is currently relocating to a new premises in Pearse Square and will reopen shortly. www.cobhpastimes.ie Open late by appointment.
Colm Flynn from RTE Today visited Cobh in the spring of 2017 for a whistle stop tour of Cobh’s unusual attractions.
Spike Island has it all too! A boat trip to get there, 104 acres to explore, prison cells, walks, exhibitions and bucket loads of history. There are big guns, interactive games and friendly guides. And views of all of Cork Harbour to enjoy.
Book online to guarantee a place on the ferry http://spikeislandcork.ie/
All in all Cobh has everything for a family fun day with a difference.