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How to find us?

Are you planning to visit us by car, train, ferry, bicycle, or magic sleigh?  Here are some tips, hints and directions for finding us.
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Parking

We have plenty of FREE parking, including designated disabled access and parking and coach parking.

How to get to us by Car

The easiest way to plan your journey to The Cork Northpole Outpost Experience is to use an online route planner (Google Map Link). Click the Get Directions button on the top left and type in the area of where you are travelling from and ‘Cuskinny Court’ as your destination.
The Cork Northpole Outpost Experience is located on Great Island, in Cuskinny Court, Cobh.

If you are traveling from the Jack Lynch Tunnel: 

  • Take the N25 to Midleton.
  • Go straight on the motorway and take the second exit Fota / Carrigtohill
  • Take the last exit on the first roundabout – road to Fota
  • Take first exit on next roundabout – Fota / Cobh
  • Follow the road and pass Fota on your right
  • Go over the bridge and take the left turn
  • Follow the road and when you reach the top of a hill veer to your left
  • Follow the road until you pass red benches at the first major cross roads
  • Take the Left for Cuskinny / Marloag for 2 kms
  • Follow the road until you reach a T Junction. Take left for Ballymore / Marlogue
  • Go over a small humped back bridge and take the major entrance on the left after 15o metres
  • Follow the driveway into the Elf Car Park!

How to get to us by Car Ferry

  • Take the Glenbrook/ Carrigaloe Cross River Ferries.
  • Exit the Ferry taking the right turn and take the first left after this.
  • Follow this road under the railway bridge and veer left (not up the hill!)
  • Go straight all the way, going through a major cross roads – Signs to Marloag
  • Keep going straight, passing Cuskinny Bird Sanctuary and go all the way until you come to a T Junction
  • Take the left to Ballymore / Marloag
  • Go over a small humped back bridge and take the major entrance on the left
  • Follow the driveway into the Elf Car Park!

How to get to us by Train

  • Take the Cork to Cobh Train which is a 20 minute journey from Cork’s Kent Station. Cuskinny is 3.9 Km and takes just 7 minutes by taxi or a 30-40 minute walk. You can call a local taxi company for mini buses or a call.
  • Cove Cabs 021 4812299
  • Cabs Harbour 021 4814444
  • Island Taxi’s 021 4811111
  • A Cabs 021 4814000 – Special rates available
  • Taxi & Minibus (for 14 people) Services – 086 8621783 0r 087 2363824

Estimated Drive Times

  • Cobh    5 mins
  • Carrigtohill    15 mins
  • Midleton    25 mins
  • Cork City   30 mins
  • Carrigaline   30 mins (by road)
  • Douglas   25 mins
  • Ballincollig   33 mins
  • Mallow   50 mins
  • The North Pole   59 Hours!