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Guards the harbor entrance to Kinsale. Built in the 1600's, it's an one of the oldest "star forts" still in existence. Your OPW card will get you entrance, otherwise it's a modest fee around 8-10 Euros depending on your status (student, adult, senior, etc.). Small,...More
This was an interesting tour as it outlined the importance of the fort and the day to day life of the soldiers that were stationed there. An interesting fact is that it was built between 1677 and 1682 and used until 1922. The views are...More
Perched above the water - a 20 minute walk from Kinsale, is Charles Fort. Very important in Irish & European history. It is easy to walk throughout the fortress for great views and a true feeling for the immensity of the site. Worth the walk....More
Small fee to enter the fort. You may walk around the remains of the fort as it stands today. One building holds displays in order to give some history of the fort through the ages. Lovely views of Kenmare and surrounding area.
We visited with our grandchildren and had great fun! The children were hoping to find the 'fairy doors' but the kind and friendly staff at the desk told us that there is a new 'Mad Trial - Monsters and Dragons'! Everyone had a lovely time...More
For a better grasp of the significance of the fort and amazing views of the Kinsale islet, take the Scilly way walk from the harbour out to Charles Fort. It's about 3-4km and the best part is where it leaves the road and the walking...More