20 things to do in Cork City for free. Cork City is a small compact city and is easy to walk around.
Fitzgeralds Park Cork City is a lovely peaceful park just a short walk from Cork City with gardens, children's play area and river side walk, cafe, and view Diarmuid Gavin’s Chelsea winning Sky Gardens structure in the Park and visit Cork Museum also located within the Park.
Cork Public Museum is situated in Fitzgeralds Park just 7 minutes stroll West of Cork City centre. Artefacts from Iron & Bronze ages, to a Roy Keane, Manchester United UEFA Cup Jersey and Sonia O Sullivan singlet.
The Shakey Bridge is one of Cork's most famous footbridge spanning the river Lee on the Western side of Fitzgerald's Park. Don't miss the opportunity to experience the shaking & wobbling when crossing it.
The Crawford Art Gallery is situated in Emmet Place in the heart if Cork City just beside the Opera House. It is open 7 days a week and admission is free
Bishop Lucey Park also know as the Peace Park is situated at the end of St PAtricks Street, between the Grand Parade and the South Main Street. Check out the monuments outside the park at the South Mall. The closest one is National Monument commemorate the Irish Rebellions. The next one is the War Memorial which commemorate the men from Cork who died in the First World War, the third one is a memorial to people who died in the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombing of world war 2
Directly across the road from Bishop Lucey Park on the Grand Parade, the Old English Market can be found. A covered market that has been selling locally produced food since the 18th-century. It is open Monday to Saturday 8.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m.
Cork Walks consists of four self guided heritage walks through Cork city. The South Parish Walk, City Island Walk, Shandon Walk, and the university walk. Each trail will take 90 minutes are colour coded.
Elizabeth Fort situated at the bottom of Barrack street in the South side of the city. Build in 1601 as a defensive fortification on high-ground outside the city walls. Enjoy the fantastic views of Cork City from the fort walls. Free Admission