Located just a short drive away from Fernhill, Crosshaven is a "must visit"
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.
On approach to Crosshaven you will pass Drake's Pool about 2km upriver from Crosshaven. This is a magnificent setting of tranquility with woodland overhanging the calm pool below. The name of Drake's pool comes from an incident during in the 1700's when Admiral Francis Drake eluded the Spanish Armada by sailing upriver at Crosshaven and taking cover at this spot.
Crosshaven is home to the world famous Royal Cork Yacht Club, the world's oldest Yacht Club and hosts the biannual Cork Week, Ireland's largest Sailing regatta. Tracing it's roots back to 1720, the Royal Cork Yacht Club (RCYC) has been located in Crosshaven for over 40 years.
Among the splendour of Crosshaven, the exquisite Georgian Crosshaven House stands on a perch overlooking the village with commanding views of Cork Harbour. Public tours of Crosshaven house are available in February May and September.