What to do in Cork

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Cork Attractions

If you're after exciting activities in Cork, plan on being busy. This bustling city knows how to turn up the fun. Whatever your tastes, you'll be inspired by the selection of attractions to get stuck into here. Read on to discover a few of our favorites.

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What to do in Cork

Free Things to Do in Cork

Taking a break in Cork on a budget? The following can be experienced for nada.

Cork Public Museum

- See if there are any special displays, exhibits or tours on at this respected museum.

Trinity Bridge

- Stop by this modern landmark and enjoy its design.

St. Patricks Bridge

- If you're interested in history, this is one attraction you can't miss.

English Market

- If you're eager to check out a few of the more important or interesting places in the community, start here.

Saint Peter and Pauls Church

- Spend a bit of time in meditation or prayer at this religious site.

Fitzgerald Park

- If you relish hanging out in the garden, this attraction will satisfy your inner green thumb.

Things to Do in Cork with Kids

There's no excuse for the kids to complain about being bored in Cork. Treat them to these family friendly experiences that'll keep everyone happy:


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Frequently asked questions

What to do in Cork on a sunny day?
A Rock of Cashel, Blarney Castle (Blarney Stone)& Cork City and a Cork, Cobh & Blarney Castle 1-Day Rail Tour are a couple of fantastic outdoor experiences that’ll get you into the fresh air.
What should I not miss in Cork?
If you’re eager to discover the best of this destination, slot these attractions into your itinerary:

  • University College Cork
  • Cork City Hall
  • Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral
  • Bells of Shandon

Are there cheap things to do in Cork?
What can you do in Cork for free?
You’ll barely have time to fetch your wallet out of your backpack with so many wonderful free things to do:

  • Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral
  • Bells of Shandon
  • St. Anne’s Shandon Church
  • English Market

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