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things to do in cobh
Few towns have quite so much to do as Cobh. The stunning island town in Cork Harbour is steeped in history, brimming with activities, and picture-perfect from every angle. From historical experiences to adventurous escapades, leisurely trails to high-octane activities, you're guaranteed to make unforgettable memories with the whole family.
Find Your Bearings
Don’t know where to start? Don’t worry. Here’s a handy overview of how the island is laid out. Just scroll sideways to see the five areas.
Downtown, aka the seafront, has cluster of activities, cafes and restaurants, and water-sports.
Spike & Haulbowline
Exploring the neighbouring islands is a must for any visitors.
Top of the Hill
Known locally as “toppa”, scale West View for secret gardens, food and pubs, and Insta-ready views.
Off the beaten track, this little pocket of activity will delight outdoorsy types.
Back of the Island
The back roads of the island are home to some of the most captivating scenery.
A wildlife park, a world class golf course, a stunning Victorian house and gardens. Need we go on?!