Take advantage of the sunny Cork weather and explore the Great Island of Cobh, where an array of hidden treasures are waiting to be discovered. Attractions include St.Coleman’s Catheral, an outstanding Gothic revival which boasts the 49–bell Carillon, the largest of its kind in Ireland and Britain. Spike Island, renowned for its historical legacy, or the Queenstown Heritage Centre, where you can learn about emigration, transportation and the world’s greatest ocean liners.

Enjoy a days sailing or power-boating with SailCork, one of Ireland’s leading Sail & Power-boating training centers in East Ferry near Cobh. Venture afloat to areas like secluded creeks, sandy beaches and the vast open waters for those who are more advanced. The team of friendly instructors is led by skipper Eddie English, who has been running SailCork for 36 years. All instructors at SailCork Centre are qualified as National Instructors and are trained in safety afloat and child protection code of ethics. For more info call +353 (0)21 4811 237 or visit http://www.sailcork.com/

The Titanic Trail Guided Walking Tour is another excellent way to discover the island and its unique history. This fascinating guided heritage tour explores the town of Cobh and its harbour, which was the last port of call of the RMS Titanic on its final fateful journey. Last but not least enjoy a traditional Irish session in one of the many traditional pubs such as the Roaring Donkey or the High Chaparral.

For more information visit:

South and East Cork Tourism

Visit Cobh

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