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Charles Fort

Charles Fort Charles Fort Charles Fort Summer Cove, Kinsale, Ireland
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Charles Fort Charles Fort Charles Fort Summer Cove, Kinsale, Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday

Lots to explore, beautiful landscapes and views. Nice walk from town. Interesting history. My kids enjoyed it.

Thank Lori H
Reviewed 2 days ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our time at the fort. It was much larger than we expected and well maintained. Make sure to join a guided tour, the guides are excellent and you learn so much more than on your own.

Thank Frances D
Reviewed 2 days ago

This incredible the building and workman so long a go with arches and walls to protect the area from the invaders of it time

Thank Thomas G
Reviewed 3 days ago

The free tour was very interesting and very informative. I learned a lot. I walked to it from Kinsale and enjoyed the pleasant walk.

Thank John B
Reviewed 5 days ago

We stopped into Charles Fort as part of a corporate team building event. Unfortunately we only had about half an hour there but we were still able to take in the breath taking views from the fort. I would recommend this for any day out,...More

Thank aamoore106
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a good attraction for history buffs!! Fort grounds are well maintained!! Guide was interesting with lots of inside information! Nice views of ocean and Kinsale Village!!

Thank Dr Tim T
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the only 6 star shaped forts in Europe, as we were informed. It is a few minutes drive or a 40 minute coastal work from the centre of Kinsale. Lots of history, up to and including the first world war. Be aware, the...More

Thank murphy-stleo
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is the most big fortress I have ever seen.And the star shape that it has is incredibly beautiful.It has lovely ruins and lots of steps.We got to see the expedition and learned a lot about the fortress.It has and amazing view of the sea...More

Thank AriPadilla
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spent a short morning walking around the grounds of this old fort. The sights are amazing and worth the small entrance fee. 😍 Plus I found a fairie door!!!!

Thank TMTisch
Reviewed 1 week ago

The guided tour was well worth the entrance fee. A very educational experience. Irish history is very complex.

Thank Michael F
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Is ther muhc to see in Kinsale? I am like a nature lover, sight seeing and views in the drive is what i like...not sure if ican get any ideas for my short short 4 day tour to ireland from the USA....i am including Killarney to Dingle to Dublin and return....Thanks in advance!!
12 August 2015|
Response from Daniel S |
Killarney to Dingle look into the 'Go to' bus it goes from Killarney to Dingle for 10 ero. It does not go from the bus station. Check the web.