Things to do in Kinsale
Maritime activities are an essential element of life in Kinsale; cruising, deep sea angling with blue shark fishing, river trips, scuba diving, are all available to visitors. The town boasts fine outdoor activity centre’s with full hire and tuition facilities for windsurfing, sailing, canoeing, to all levels.
Nearby beaches, coves, and inlets allow space and privacy for bathing, swimming, snorkeling and, on some patrolled beaches, surfing and body-boarding.
Take your binoculars to the coast to see gannet, cormorant, terns, gulls, and hosts of sea birds nesting on the sanctuary cliffs of the Old Head.
Kinsale boasts 3 fine Golf Courses in varying locations. The Old Head of Kinsale Golf Links is a spectacular 18 hole Championship course, built on a 220-acre diamond of land, jutting out over two miles into the Atlantic Ocean. The promontory is almost an island with numerous caves running beneath your feet as you play the course. The links and practice area occupy 180 acres and the remaining 40 acres of unspoilt cliff (rising in places to over 300 feet) frame the course. Kinsale Golf Club is a 9 hole parkland course and an eighteen hole meadowland course, Visitors are most welcome at these courses.
Clay-bird shooting, horse riding, or pony trekking, a maze of country roads awaiting exploration by foot or bicycle, all within easy distance of the town and great things to do in Kinsale at one of the top Kinsale hotels.
Gourmet dining and pubs with traditional Irish music all a stroll away from our door. Ideal Gift voucher. Phone or book online.