Kinsale Off The Beaten Path

  • Drombeg stone circle.
    Drombeg stone circle.
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  • The recumbent stone of the Druids Altar.
    The recumbent stone of the Druids Altar.
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  • Outline of the two huts.
    Outline of the two huts.
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Most Viewed Off The Beaten Path in Kinsale

  • 1. Garretstown and the Old head of Kinsale.

    On our way from the Old Head of Kinsale to the town itself we stopped to bask a little in the sun on Garretstown Beach. It was July, the peak of holiday season, but the beach wasn't crowded, far from...

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  • 2. The Mall and Bowling Green

    If you want to explore a little further then it's time to strart climbing. Beyond Acton's Hotel on the waterfront, turn right onto Denis Quay where you will see another terrace of elegant georgian...

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  • 3. Sandycove

    Sandycove is a lovely little bay, only a 5 min drive from Kinsale town. Drive over the bridge and follow the signs. It's a lovely view and you could bring a fishing rod with you, if thats what you're...

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  • 4. Drombeg stone circle.

    Although some 30 kms from Kinsale, Drombeg is easily visited on the way west to Skibbereen and Killarney. and roughly two kms before reaching Glandore. Drombeg...

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  • 5. Old Head

    Silly me, I always thought that the Old Head of Kinsale was more or less within the town itself - it's not; it's several miles drive further into West Cork. The...

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  • 6. Garrettstown

    Coming from the Cork side of Kinsale, drive through the town and out the other side, then you are heading towards Garrettstown beach which you will come across...

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  • 7. Scilly

    This is perhaps the most scenic part of the town itself, built as it is on a range of hills with the narrowest streets you'll ever try to navigate. My advice is...

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  • 8. Kinsale Crystal- Better than Waterford

    When you are in Kinsale, visit the Kinsale Crystal Factory and store. Started in 1991 by a former Waterford Crystal master craftsman, this small workshop...

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  • 9. The shrine to Our Lady at Ballinspittle

    The shrine to Our Lady at Ballinspittle was erected for the Feast of the Immaculate Conception on 8 December 1954. Its form is reminiscent of the Grotto of Our...

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  • 10. Dromberg Stone Circle

    After leaving Cork without finding a place to stay, we headed for Dromberg. After getting lost a couple of more times, we found the Dromberg Stone Circle (circa...

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  • 11. Up Another Level

    From the Mall you can climb another hill to the Ramparts, carry on up Rampart lane to Blind Gate and back to town via Church street. Alternatively you can do...

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  • 12. Dromberg Stone Circle

    On the coastway from Kinsale to Mizen Head (around halfway) you will find this ancient place called Dromberg Stone Circle. The seventeen stones wich together...

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