Youghal, where past meets present at the mouth of the picturesque River Blackwater. It is one of the best examples of a Norman walled port in Ireland today, combined with a modern seaside holiday resort.

Youghal Visitor Centre offers a unique starting point from which to explore the exciting history of the town. Guided walking tours direct the visitor through the most notable areas of the town.

Following in the footsteps of Sir Walter Raleigh, Edmund Spenser and Sir Richard Boyle, the visitor is taken through the main streets, spanned by the 18th century clock tower, where Victorian shop fronts stand shoulder to shoulder with 13th and 16th century dwellings.

Attractions in (or near) Youghal include:
Angling, Birdwatching, Golf, Cycling Trails, Beach Activities, Heritage Tours, Visual Arts Festival, Mall Arts Centre, Guided Tours, Horse Riding, Indoor Swimming, Indoor Amusement Park, Walking & Outdoor Pursuits.