Shore Excursion from Cobh to Waterford and Midleton
Make the most of your stopover by taking a private shore excursion from Cobh to Waterford and Middleton. Travel eastwards from Cobh to Waterford via Youghal & Dungarvan with great scenery along the way, rolling farmland with lots of green.
A seaport in the southeast, it is Ireland’s oldest city, founded in 914AD by the Vikings. Enjoy the glitz of the showroom at the House of Waterford or take a guided tour to see the different stages of crystal production, glass melting, molding, cutting & checking for imperfections. Travel to Midleton for lunch and tour of the distillery.
Midleton is Ireland’s largest distillery and produces many well-known brands ; Jameson, Midleton, Powers, Redbreast, Writers Tears, The Irishman etc. In 1975 the group ‘Irish Distillers’ built the modern distillery in Midleton next to the old Jameson distillery. This old Jameson distillery had been founded by 3 brothers who produced ‘Paddy’ whiskey here. Back then they installed the largest pot still of the world (150,000 litres). this old distillery is where the new visitor cenre is homed. It is named ‘ the Jameson Experience’.
Brief tour of Cobh en route for ship.