Cobh: Guided Historic Walking Tour

Cobh: Guided Historic Walking Tour

From US$ 22.68 per person

Be blown away by stories of Irish history as they are told to you by your charismatic guide. You can stand in the spots of historic ambushes as history comes to life around you.

About this activity

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Duration 2 hours
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  • Enjoy a guided history tour through Cobh
  • See the 16 sites of ambushes, safe houses, training halls, and barracks
  • Experience former detention centers of the Cobh republican volunteers
Full description
Throughout this experience, you will visit 16 historical sites which consist of ambush sites, safe houses, training halls, and barracks. You will also visit places of detention for the Cobh republican volunteers, where you will hear about their impact on Irish History. Your tour guide will help bring the town to life through his accounts of the people, places, and stories of Ireland. You will hear of stories ranging from the potato famine to the Irish war for independence, and everything in between. Your guide is a warm and informative host who will hold your attention the entire time, and his stories are priceless. The tour will proceed at a leisurely pace, stopping at sites and buildings to allow guests engagement through questions/answers and related chat.
  • Entrance to the Heritage Centre, Cobh
    Not suitable for
    • People with mobility impairments
    Covid-19 precautions

    You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

    Safety measures in place
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
    • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
    Traveler requirements
    • You are required to bring and wear a mask
    • You must fill out a travel information form
    • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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    Prepare for the activity

    Meeting point

    Cobh Heritage Centre which is by the quay side and 2 minutes walk from Cobh Railway station

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    Important information

    What to bring

    • Comfortable shoes
    • Umbrella
    • Camera
    • Rain gear

    Know before you go

    •  Make sure you bring comfortable shoes, an umbrella, and a raincoat as a precaution
    • There is a small hill at the start of the tour
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    Product ID: 302973