Things to Do in Kinsale with Children

THE 10 BEST Family & Kid Activities in Kinsale

Things to Do in Kinsale with Kids

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  • rvic007uk
    Brighton, UK412 contributions
    road tripped around ireland and this was a highlight, didnt know star forts existed before this! great place and views
    Written 16 November 2023
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  • Michele S
    West Hartford, CT4 contributions
    Even on a stormy day, this is an interesting place to visit. This was not here when I was here in 2002. It is a very needed addition to the area. It allows for views of the unique peninsula of Old Head and gives information on the important historical event of the sinking of the Lusitania. The road to it is a bit narrow, but many roads in Ireland have the same challenge! It is a small museum, but worth the visit.
    Written 9 October 2023
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  • Martin H
    Coventry, UK9 contributions
    Make sure you do Charles Fort but if you fancy a nice walk and have the time then visit James Fort as well. There is not much left of the Fort but it is interesting just to see the location and gain an understanding of its purpose.
    Written 5 August 2023
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  • Nicala S
    Point Lonsdale, Australia8 contributions
    Had the pleasure of having both Suzanne and Siobhan as my guides. Perfect mix of the history of Kinsale, local knowledge and excellent food. Perfect way to meet new people.
    Written 22 January 2024
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  • Taylor B
    1 contribution
    Had such a lovely time on this tour! Me and my husband’s cheeks hurt from smiling and laughing! So well done—informative and hilarious. Thank you for making our experience in Kinsale special!
    Written 19 September 2023
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  • Canada
    56 contributions
    Dermot Ryan led our fabulous walk around Kinsale, pointing out the sights and providing the detailed history. A must do if you're ever in Kinsale. Easy walk, very enlightening, meet at tour office and walk and talk the streets! Fantastic!
    Written 20 September 2023
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  • Inspire90915
    Hawks Nest, Australia2 contributions
    Overall a great experience. Ruth was amazing - very helpful and extremely responsive - and she went out of her way to assist us. We rented bikes and cycled up the west coast eventually ending up in Galway, where she fetched the bikes. Prices were reasonable and the bikes were in good condition - we had just the one minor technical issue the whole time we were away. I highly recommend her company !
    Written 1 November 2023
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  • Holly H
    1 contribution
    Our family took a 10-day private tour of Ireland with Wild Way Tours in February of 2024. It was absolutely incredible and exceeded my every expectation! John, our guide, thought of everything for us. His hotel recommendations were fantastic in helping us book our trip, and he was an expert about gauging what we were interested in and would like to do. On our first day, he even was able to make an impromptu stop at the Irish National Stud Farm when he found out I was a horseback rider! John is also incredibly knowledgeable about Irish history, local restaurants, points of interest, etc., so no matter what you're travel style is and what you want to see, I think you will be impressed if you're looking for a private tour of Ireland!
    Written 18 February 2024
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  • Jennifer D
    Cork, Ireland9 contributions
    I had an incredible experience at this sailing school, and I just had to come back for more! After enjoying the "Taste of Sailing" course last year, I decided to take on the "Competent Crew" course this summer.

    The instructors at Sovereign Sailing are top-notch. They create a learning environment that's not only relaxed and fun but also incredibly effective. They managed to cover all the essential points while ensuring that every moment was enjoyable. Learning didn't feel like a chore here; it felt like an adventure.

    I can't recommend Sovereign sailing enough. Whether you're a beginner or looking to improve your skills, they've got you covered. I can't wait to return for more courses in the future. Thank you to the amazing team for making my sailing experience so memorable! ⛵ 🌊#sovereignsailing
    Written 20 August 2023
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  • Gerald D
    Barnwell, UK565 contributions
    This 50+ minute trip around the coast of this large natural inlet of a harbour viewing the shore line and other boats on the water.
    The skipper is an historian and author of this area of Ireland and is consequently very well informed. The boat has lots of comfortable seats inside and benches in the top deck. There is a bar selling wines, beers, soft drinks and nibbles to keep you going.
    During the cruise at appropriate points a pre-recorded commentary announced very informative aspects regarding history of buildings forts and other interesting features.
    So an erudite and enjoyable trip.
    Its very reasonably priced and I thoroughly recommend it
    Written 23 September 2023
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  • Cian Ó
    3 contributions
    Got surfing lessons off Josh, he was a great teacher and great craic. Would highly recommend! 🏄🏄‍♀️
    Written 24 April 2023
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