Crosshaven is a village in South County Cork near the mouth of Cork Harbour, some 23 km south of Cork City, 18 km from Cork Airport and just 12 km from Ringaskiddy. Crosshaven is best known nationally and internationally, as a major sailing and angling centre. Crosshaven boasts a long and colourful seafaring and boat building tradition. Its history is in keeping with its picturesque setting on the Owenabue estuary within Cork Harbour. On a visit to Crosshaven you can relax at one of its many cafes or bars or take a beautiful walk to enjoy the mixture of views of land, river and sea. Here one can enjoy scenic walks, a leisurely day’s days fishing, good food, a choice of sports and, in the evening, relax in one of the local hosteleries and enjoy the music and they ‘craic’. Crosshaven offers an ever-increasing range of services and a wide choice of leisure and sports activities. e.g., Walking & Trekking, Cycling, Golfing, Tennis, Fishing, Sightseeing, Shopping, Music, Art & Culture, History & Heritage, dining and more.
During your visit, learn about the history, architecture and folklore of Crosshaven by following the walks described in this website: walks, that take you from the tranquility of the Riverside Gardens to the heights of Camden Fort Meagher, with magnificent views of the outer and inner Harbour, to winding bays through quiet pasture and woodland. Whether you live here or are connected in any way, visiting or intending to visit, or just browsing, We hope this site is of assistance to you and that you enjoy it.