Destination guide

Historical Kinsale will entice you

Take a holiday to Kinsale and enjoy the area's history, entertainment and culture. Travellers to this walkable city praise the restaurants, local tours and bars. Blarney Stone and Blarney Castle are just a couple of the must-see attractions 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 cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Kinsale a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • 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 centre:

  • 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)
How to get there

Transport to and around Kinsale

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

Where to stay near Kinsale?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 57 holiday rentals near Kinsale. From 21 Cottages to 18 Houses, find unique holiday homes 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 Stayz.

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

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

  • Mount Long Castle: 99 holiday rentals
  • Old Head Golf Links: 74 holiday rentals
  • James Fort: 103 holiday rentals
  • Kinsale Golf Club: 107 holiday rentals
  • Kinsale Regional Museum and Courthouse: 105 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Kinsale listed on Stayz 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. Stayz offers 21 Cottages in Kinsale. Our other popular types of Kinsale holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 18 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 21 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 21 holiday houses

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.