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Cruises to Cork (Cobh)

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Top Cork (Cobh) Cruises

Freestyle Cruising
2024 No-Fly Ireland, Scotland & Northern Europe

Norwegian Dawn 15 Aug 2024 11 nights No-Fly Cruise Southampton

Full-board cruising*

Award-winning entertainment*

Spectacular Dining Experiences*

Contemporary Accommodations*

Itinerary: London (Southampton), England - Edinburgh (Newhaven), Scotland - Kirkwall, Orkney Isles - Greenock - Dublin(Dun Laoghaire), Ireland - Belfast - Cork - Brussels / Brugge (Zeebrugge)…
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Inside from £1,382pp

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2025 No-Fly 5★ All-Inclusive Scotland & Ireland

Nieuw Statendam 23 Aug 2025 14 nights No-Fly Cruise Dover

FREE On Board Spend of up to $500*

All-inclusive drinks, wi-fi & speciality dining included*

Join Nieuw Statendam on her maiden season from Dover*

Up to $400 shore excursion credit*

Itinerary: Dover, England - Rotterdam, The Netherlands - South Queensferry (Edinburgh) - Lerwick, Shetland Islands, United Kingdom - Kirkwall - Stornoway, Isle of Lewis - Belfast - Liverpool.…
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(full fare £3,239) Inside from £2,919pp

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2nd Guest Sails Half Price
2025 No-Fly Treasures of the Irish Sea

Ambition 11 Apr 2025 4 nights No-Fly Cruise London Tilbury

No-Fly Cruising from a UK port*

Adults only, traditional British cruising*

Please Hurry - Cabins will sell Fast!

2nd Guest Sails for Half Price*

Itinerary: London (Tilbury) - Cobh, for Cork,UK - Holyhead, Isle of Anglesey - Liverpool, UK
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Inside from £372 Get 2nd half price at £186

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What to see in Cork

Cork, Ireland's second-largest city, is a vibrant hub of culture, history and natural beauty. Nestled on the River Lee, this bustling port city is the gateway to Ireland’s south and offers a wealth of experiences.

Firstly, one cannot visit Cork without immersing oneself in the city’s rich history and culture. A great place to start is the Cork City Gaol, a castle-like structure that once served as a 19th-century prison. Now a museum, it offers a fascinating glimpse into Cork's past. The lifelike wax figures and sound effects in the cells recreate the atmosphere of the period, making it a poignant and educational experience. The stories of the prisoners provide insight into the social history of Ireland, particularly during times of famine and rebellion. The Gaol also hosts a radio museum, documenting the history of broadcasting in Cork and further afield.

Another must-visit destination near Cork Port is the legendary Blarney Castle, located just a short drive from the city. The castle, built over 600 years ago, is home to the famous Blarney Stone. According to local legend, kissing the stone endows the kisser with the gift of eloquence. However, Blarney Castle offers more than just the stone; its expansive gardens are a delight to explore. The Poison Garden, with its collection of poisonous plants, and the mystical Rock Close are particularly intriguing. The castle also offers panoramic views of the surrounding countryside, making it a photographer’s paradise.

For a change of pace, a visit to the English Market is an absolute must. This covered market, dating back to the 18th century, is a culinary haven and a bustling centre of Cork life. The market offers a variety of fresh produce, meats, fish, cheeses and baked goods, much of it locally sourced. The atmosphere here is lively and welcoming, with vendors happy to share stories about their products. Sampling some of the local delicacies, such as artisanal cheeses or traditional Corned Beef, is highly recommended. The English Market is not just a place to buy food; it's an experience that captures the essence of Cork’s spirit.

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