Explore the history of Kinsale and it’s surrounds. From the Battle of Kinsale, and impressive military forts such as Charlesfort to the Lusitania Museum & Signal Tower, take a step back in time and discover the history and heritage of Kinsale and it’s surrounds. Visit oldheadofkinsale.com for more information.
Stroll along the coast of blue flag beaches Garretstown & Garrylucas or walk amongst the trees in Ballinspittle Woods. Learn to surf or kayak with https://atlanticoffshoreadventures.com or sail with Sovereign Sailing. There’s an adventure awaiting when you stay at Castle Quay.
Known as the ‘Gourmet Capital of Ireland’, Kinsale boasts a number of award winning restaurants, bars, cafes and traditional Irish pubs serving up some of Ireland’s finest cuisine. Enjoy a night of delicious dining with menus filled with locally grown produce and the freshest of seafood followed by a night of live music in one of Kinsale’s busy town bars. Visit http://kinsalerestaurants.com to discover some of Kinsale’s finest restaurants.
Closer to home, enjoy a takeaway coffee, freshly baked sourdough breads and incredible cakes from Diva Boutique Bakery, Ballinspittle. http://divaboutiquebakery.com You could also enjoy a delicious meal with locally grown produce with a specially paired wine at Wild http://wildrestaurantcork.com
Kinsale town’s vibrant arts & culture scene make for a wonderful boutique shopping experience. Discover hand crafted leather goods, locally made jewellery, cosy interiors and world renowned photography. Visit http://www.kinsale.ie to find out more about local stores. Closer to home; Chalk & Easel located in Ballinspittle Village (5 minutes) is a delightful store filled with beautifully designed interiors and gifts. www.chalkandeasel.ie