“The house and setting is totally spectacular, but Des, Lisa and the staff are what made the occasion truly great. The attention to detail, professionalism and genuine friendly hospitality of everyone at Ballinacurra was fantastic.”

Harvey and Sheila, New York, USA

Tours

There are a number of tours available in Kinsale:

  • Kinsale Brewery Tour
  • Ghost Tour of Kinsale
  • Walking Historical Tour of Kinsale
  • Wine Museum
  • Walking Tours around Kinsale
  • Harbour Cruise
  • Whale Watching (seasonal)

There are a number of places worth visiting within 2 hours of Kinsale – we can organise a bus with a tour guide for you, or you can drive there yourselves:

  • Visit to the Old Head Golf Links – one of the world’s most spectacular golf courses and site of the sinking of the Lusitania
  • Visit to the famous Blarney Castle (50 minutes)
  • Visit to Cobh and the Queenstown Museum and Titanic Museum (1 hour)
  • Visit to Middleton Distillery (45 minutes)
  • Visit to Clonakilty – one of Ireland’s premier tourist areas and capital of the West Cork region (40 minutes)
  • Visit to Garnish Island and Glengarriff – a beautiful sub-tropical island with Italian gardens, garden pavilions, walled gardens, etc. (1 1/2 hours)
  • Visit Killarney and its famous lakes – one of Ireland’s most famous tourist towns (1 3/4 hours)
  • Visit Kenmare and the start of the Ring of Kerry (2 hours)