A small coastal town with first class beaches and a reputation for first class food
Kinsale Tours with Great British Trips
Only 17 miles from Cork is the lovely sea town of Kinsale. The town believed to be founded by the Angrlo Normans in 1177 was once a medieval fishing port which makes it a picturesque and authentic town, very popular in Ireland during summer. Kinsale is an attractive little town with hosting one of the most cosmopolitan and charming ports, a long waterfront and narrow winding streets full of gourmet restaurants.
Want to visit Kinsale?
Time to spend here: 1/2 day
More Information: Tourist Information website
What's nearby? Waterford, Cork
What transport do you recommend? There are several bus tours and trips you can take to Blarney Castle but as is often the case in Ireland, your own vehicle will bring more flexibility
Did you know? Kinsale holds an annual "Gourmet Festival" in October, a celebration of all the culinary delights that Kinsale has to offer.