Kinsale is a beautiful harbour town not to be missed while on your travels around Ireland, and Woodlands House B&B is a mere seven-minute walk from Kinsale town centre. In Kinsale town you will be spoiled for choice of gourmet restaurants, Café’s, Art Galleries and interesting shops ideal for purchasing an unusual gift for a loved one and of course not to forget the Irish Pubs many have music in the evenings for you to enjoy.
Kinsale Visitor Attractions:
- Golf: Kinsale boasts two very fine golf courses. We will be happy to make golf reservations and provide you with any additional information you may require. Farrangalway, Kinsale Golf course is an eighteen-hole parkland course situated three miles outside Kinsale. Old Head Golf Links is an eighteen-hole golf course situated on the spectacular Old Head of Kinsale.
- Kinsale Harbour Cruises: a choice of cruise times daily.
- Deep-Sea Angling: Kinsale is famous for its deep-sea angling. The wreck of the Lusitania lying 11.5 miles from the Old Head of Kinsale is a very popular angling mark.
- Walking Tours: A choice of two different walking tours is available, they depart daily from outside the tourist office.
- Ghost Tours: This is an exciting tour full of fun and excitement for all. The tour takes place starting from the Tap Tavern at 9pm.
- Kinsale Outdoor Education Centre: offers dinghy sailing, canoeing, board sailing, body boarding, rock climbing, orienteering and archery.
- Sovereign Sailing Adventures: Full & half day sailing trips available.
- Horse riding: available locally.
Kinsale Historical Places of Interest:
- Charles Fort is a star shaped fort that was built about 1677.
- James Fort located directly opposite Charles Fort was used to guard with Charles Fort the harbour entrance to Kinsale.
- Desmond Castle and Wine Museum houses an interesting display of the history of the castle and town and the history of the ‘Wine Geese’ – the Irish families who became involved in the wine trade overseas.
- St Multose Church built in 1190 is one of the important medieval buildings in Kinsale, some of the original features still survive including the black letter inscriptions in Norman French, the baptismal font and the carved memorials.