Cobh Road Train:
Brand new to the town of Cobh is the Cobh Road Train, and what a fantastic addition to the town it is. Combining breathtaking panoramic views of the town with brilliant local history and rich information, this is an attraction surely not to be missed for anyone visiting Cobh.
Ideal for young and old alike, Cobh Road Trains take you around the town stopping at two fantastic locations; the viewpoint known locally as the Black railings and the famous St. Colman’s Cathedral. Passengers are the allowed a moment to disembark the train at these locations and take in their surroundings. It is fun for all the family and the train itself is in the style of ‘Thomas the Tank Engine’ which will undoubtedly be popular with children.
The perfect choice for any type of weather day, Cobh Road Trains strikes the perfect balance between novelty and being informative. All key historical areas are covered and there is no better way to quickly learn everything you need to know about Cobh from the history of Cork Harbour and St. Colman’s Cathedral to Spike Island and local gems of trivia such as “the deck of cards” (a line of local houses adjacent to the road leading to St. Colman’s).
Why not pick up an Ice Cream in a local shop, sit back and take a ride on Cobh Road Trains for the perfect start to a day of sightseeing in Cobh? The journey takes approximately half an hour and leaves every hour, on the hour from 11 am from the centre of the town across from the Lusitania Peace Memorial. The rates are as follows:
Family Ticket: €20