Cork City Council A Cork City Council Initiative
Cork City Council A Cork City Council Initiative
Explore & Enjoy

19th August 2017

1
Day
41
Buildings
5
Walks
Over 100
Events

What is it?

Cork Heritage Open Day is a unique event celebrating the amazing architecture and history of the Built Heritage in the Cork City Region.

Cork Heritage Open Day will see some of Cork’s most fascinating buildings ranging from the Medieval to the Military, the Civic to the Commercial and the Educational to the Ecclesiastical open their doors free of charge for one day only. Cork’s Built Heritage tells the tale of wars and peace, learning and praying, high living and humble beginnings.

What's on?

As a way of referencing the building’s locations, 5 themed self-walking routes throughout the city are suggested on the map at the back of this guide. You are more than welcome to visit buildings of interest individually, or why not make up your own route, it’s all part of the fun of getting to know this beautiful city better! We are delighted to present a packed programme so as to get the most out of the day, why not select 4 or 5 buildings or events and enjoy strolling around the city at your own pace!

Activities & Events

THE BUILDINGS

The Buildings

Cork’s Built Heritage tells the tale of wars and peace, learning and praying, high living and humble beginnings.

WALKS

WALKS

As a way of referencing the buildings locations 5 themed self walking routes throughout the city are suggested but feel free to make up your own route. Its all part of the fun of getting to know this beautiful city better.

EVENTS

EVENTS

There are over 100 events organised throughout the city with activities for young and old alike. No matter what your age of area of interest there is something for everyone in this packed programme of events.

Open the door to Cork’s past, present and future
NEWS

Civic Trust House Event Cancelled

Unfortunately due to a family bereavement Civic Trust House won’t be open on Cork Heritage Open Day.
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Over 40 buildings ready to be explored for Cork Heritage Open Day

Over 40 buildings ready to be explored for Cork Heritage Open Day -The annual event celebrates its 13th year with biggest programme to date   03 August 2017: The stories behind the built heritage of Cork city are to be celebrated on Saturday, August 19th with more than 40 buildings throwing open their doors free-of-charge...
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Coal Quay Family Festival

The fun-filled family festival celebrates the rich, vibrant and colourful tradition and cultural heritage of Cork and the Coal Quay. Lots of fun activities for young and old
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