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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 Cobh

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.
spike cobh

Top of the Hill

Known locally as “toppa”, scale West View for secret gardens, food and pubs, and Insta-ready views.
top of the hill map

East Ferry

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.

Fota Island

A wildlife park, a world class golf course, a stunning Victorian house and gardens. Need we go on?!
unforgettable itineraries

With so much to do in Cobh it can be hard to know where to start. That's why we made a handy itinerary builder. Click wherever you see Add to Itinerary site-wide and follow the heart to see your itinerary. Learn more here.

Discover the Hidden Treasures: Plants of Stone Walls in Cobh
Swing Into Action At Cobh Golf Club
Experience the Historic Charm of the Commodore Hotel in Cobh
Take a fashionable step back in time with Cobh Animation Team
Discover the Biodiversity of the Old Church Cemetery
Dip Into Culture With Cobh's Art Trail
Check Out The Birds At Cuskinny Marsh Nature Reserve
Visit St. Colman's Cathedral (With Your Camera!)
Find The Less Traveled Path At Marlogue Woods
discover the titanic

Cobh was the departure point for hundreds of passengers on the Titanic. Heartbreaking and uplifting stories about the real lives that were forever changed by ill-fated liner can found throughout the town.

Discover The Real Life Titanic Story At The Titanic Experience
Treat Yourself To The Award-Winning Titanic Trail
Get The Creeps During The Titanic Ghost Tour