Kinsale is a small sea-side town in the south of Ireland located in County Cork. Kinsale is 20 minutes’ drive from Cork Airport and 25 minutes’ drive from Cork City. There are several beaches nearby, and water activities are easily accessible like surfing, paddle boarding, kayaking, and swimming. There are beautiful walks and hikes all over Kinsale and endless sight-seeing as well. The world famous Old Head golf course is also 10 minutes away.
Kinsale is known as the “Gourmet Capital” of Ireland because of the number of high quality cafes, restaurants, and pubs serving up the best in food and drinks. Because of its ideal location, it is easy to explore other areas nearby such as the picturesque small towns in West Cork and scenic drives around the ring of Kerry.