Cobh is best known for its connections with the famous ill fated Liner Titanic. There is an exhibition Centre in the train station relating to the Liner which is very informative and interesting. It is possible to get a train into Cork City which is very handy for shopping or to visit many of the famous attractions around the City and there is not the hassle of trying to find parking which can be time consuming and frustrating. Cobh has a long tradition of sea faring and is one of the deepest natural harbours in the world. Every summer there are a long list of Cruise Liners that visit Cobh and they bring large crowds to the town to admire the huge Liners. The Irish Navy is also head quartered in the harbour and the Navy Ships can be seen Tied up at their allotted piers. Spike Island is also part of the Harbour and is famous for its history as an island prison. There are boat tours available to take around the harbour and it is possible to visit the Island as part of the tour. Cobh Town Council have installed a dedicated parking area for visiting Motorhomes / Camper Vans very close to where the Cruise Liners Dock and across from the Navy Base. The view around and across the Harbour is delightful and inspiring. Up on the hill above the Harbour Cobh Cathedral is amazing in its presence and stands out proudly above the town, it is well worth the walk up the steep hill to visit and view the cathedral. Out at the mouth of the harbour is the famous Roches Point Light House which guides the shipping both Entering and Leaving the Harbour, this is a popular area to go to to see the huge Cargo Ships and Cruise Liners as they pass underneath the Light House on entering the mouth of the harbour. It is possible to wander up to the Light House and look out to Sea to look at the Fishing Trawlers / Cargo Ships / Cruise Liners passing and entering and leaving the harbour. The Town of Cobh is picturesque with its many colours on the buildings there are good restaurants / Pubs to Visit, there is also a lovely Park in the centre of the town right on the water which has a band stand and plenty of seating. During the summer months and on the days that Cruise Liners visit and dock at the port there are brass bands entertaining the crowds and welcoming the Liners To Ireland's Famous Harbour Port. The summer season is the best time to visit the town and is the busiest time of the year for the town.