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“Best place in the world”
Review of James Fort

James Fort
Ranked #4 of 33 things to do in Kinsale
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Kinsale, Cork, Ireland
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3 reviews
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“Best place in the world”
Reviewed 17 April 2012

Looking at the sea, walking the dog, walking with my child and his dad, close to the beach. Divine views and a sense of freedom I don't get anywhere else

Visited March 2012
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“A lovely walk”
Reviewed 13 April 2012

James fort is sadly closed, but you can have a nice walk around the isthmus and a lovely pint in the Dock pub!. The dock beach is very secluded and family friendly worth a visit !

Visited April 2012
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Cork, Ireland
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“Worth a Visit....Just”
Reviewed 12 April 2012

This is an interesting change to the more popular Charles Fort across the harbour. The views are nice and its easier to find a bit of peace and quiet up here. The Fort itself is all locked up so you can only walk around the outside and there is no information provided up there so you dont get to learn a lot from it. Also a lot of locals come here to empty their dog so you'd better watch your step.
However, I think its not too far out of the way and it is a nice walk around the headland so if your in Kinsale go and see it but dont go out of your way to come here.

Visited April 2012
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Cork, Ireland
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“Interesting historical site”
Reviewed 6 April 2012

Interesting historical site. A pleasant change from the usual

Visited August 2011
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United Kingdom
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“A good walk”
Reviewed 22 March 2012

A good walk but not as large as Charles Fort so if you don't have much time, Charles Fort would be a better choice. However if you are walking the dog, it is lovely up there !

Visited March 2012
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