Destination guide

Historic Kinsale will entice you

Take a vacation to Kinsale and enjoy the area's history, entertainment and culture. Travelers to this walkable city praise the restaurants, local tours and bars. Blarney Stone and Blarney Castle are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in Kinsale

Are you looking for top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Kinsale a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • West Cork Model Railway Village (16.4 mi / 26.4 km)
  • Kinsale Golf Club (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Old Head Golf Links (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • Bandon Golf Club (11.1 mi / 17.8 km)
  • Hitchmough's Equestrian Centre (11.2 mi / 18.1 km)
  • Raffeen Creek Golf Club (11.5 mi / 18.5 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Kinsale

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Kinsale is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Fitzgerald Park (13.1 mi / 21.1 km)
  • Cork Heritage Park (13.3 mi / 21.5 km)
  • Inchydoney Island Beach (16.3 mi / 26.2 km)
  • Warrenscourt Wood (18.2 mi / 29.3 km)

Transportation to and around Kinsale

The nearest airport is in Cork (ORK), located 10 mi (16.1 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Kinsale?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 58 holiday lettings near Kinsale. From 21 Cottages to 18 Houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Kinsale for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Kinsale?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Kinsale. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Mount Long Castle: 103 holiday lettings
  • Old Head Golf Links: 75 holiday lettings
  • James Fort: 106 holiday lettings
  • Kinsale Golf Club: 111 holiday lettings
  • Kinsale Regional Museum and Courthouse: 109 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Kinsale listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cottages in Kinsale?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 21 Cottages in Kinsale. Our other popular types of Kinsale holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 18 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 21 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 21 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Condos/Apartments and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Kinsale?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 2 holiday homes with pool available in Kinsale. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.