On Wednesday 8th June, we went on our School Tour to Titanic Experience and Cuskinny Court in Cobh. When we arrived at Titanic Experience, we were given our boarding cards for the Titanic which had the name of one of the passengers who boarded the Titanic at Queenstown (Cobh). Our tour-guide took us on a virtual journey to board the tenders and join Titanic for her maiden voyage to New York. Along the journey we viewed the original pier also known as Heartbreak Pier, which was the last point of land contact for the Queenstown passengers, we learned about life aboard Titanic and about the conditions on board for third and first class passengers. We experienced the chill of the sinking, through a unique cinematographic experience. We also explored the exhibition area. And before we finished we learned the fate of our passengers. We all survived. We finished our tour with a stop off at the gift shop.
Following our visit to Titanic Experience, our next stop was Cuskinny Court. At Cuskinny we had a great day of activities from Grass Sledging to Smugglers Quests and best of all the mucky obstacle courses where we took part in a military style obstacle course where we ended up wet and covered in mud. To finish our day, we gathered around the campfire for a sing song and some toasted marshmallows. Everybody thought that it was the best school tour ever.
A Big Thank you to Jean, Lynda and Sheila for joining us on the day. It was amazing fun and all slept very well that night, to say the least.
Here are some photos from the Day.