Distance from Blarney Caravan & Camping Park: 30 km
Cobh (formerly Queenstown) is the historic seaside town in County Cork, approximately 30 minutes’ drive from Blarney Caravan & Camping Park. The town is steeped in history and is an ideal place in which to stay to explore all that the town, Cork Harbour and wider East Cork region has to offer.
Attractions include shore and lake fishing, sailing and water sports, bird watching and countless sites of historical interest and importance. The Queenstown Story Heritage centre is located in the Victorian Railway station near the town centre and next to the Cobh Cruise Liner Terminal. Over 50 Cruise Liners, including the largest liners in the World visit Cobh each year and berth a mere 200 metres from the town centre. Cobh has something for everyone.
- Cobh Heritage Centre: The dramatic exhibition brings to life the origins, history and legacy of Cobh and its role in Irish emigration as well as tales of the ill-fated Titanic and Lusitania.
- Titanic Experience Cobh: Titanic Experience Cobh is a visitor centre located in the original White Star Line Ticket Office in the centre of Cobh town (formally known as Queenstown), in what was the departure point for the final 123 passengers who boarded the Titanic.
- Saint Colman’s Cathedral: St. Colman’s Cathedral has been part of the Cobh skyline ever since its construction in 1911. Its stunning setting on the Cork coastline with views of Cork Harbour and the Atlantic Ocean make it one of Ireland’s most scenic churches.
- Spike Island stands tall in Cork’s natural harbour just 15 minutes ferry ride from the beautiful heritage town of Cobh. The island has a dark and fascinating past.