We may be biased, but there are many reasons to love Cobh. Its charming waterfront location, for starters; its cheerful houses with their brightly painted fronts; its eventful and sometimes harrowing history.

Our town is a place that offers busy city-dwellers a haven of tranquillity, and tourists a glimpse of Irish maritime tradition. Here, you can discover why it holds a place in so many hearts – and perhaps it will capture yours.

About Cobh

A welcoming waterfront bar, with lively locals and mighty musicians

The Mauretania Bar is among our favourites for a relaxed waterside drink. The owner, John, can recommend a good beer for you to enjoy as you take in one of the best views in town. What makes this bar, though, is the atmosphere – patrons are treated as part of the family, so you’ll feel at home in minutes.

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We’re a friendly bunch here in Cobh, so wherever you choose to lay your head you’ll find a warm welcome and a comfy bed. Whether you’re here to celebrate a special occasion or simply want to explore, our hotels and guest houses provide a home away from home.

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Where is Cobh?

Only 30 minutes drive from Cork    |    Just 3 hours drive from Dublin    |    UK flights direct to Cork