Why is the small nation of Ireland so popular to tourists from all over the world? To uncover, you need to find out for yourself and find some of the magic that is so abundant on its shores. Taking out a self catering apartment for the duration of your stay is one sure-fire way of giving yourself a sturdy base in taking on this country one village, town and hillside at a time. Choosing accommodation in Kinsale could prove to be an ideal way forward for you.
Kinsale is one of not only Cork’s, but Ireland’s, premier scenic towns. Take a self catering holiday home for the duration of your stay and be free to engage in a range of pursuits throughout the county and country. Put these fun activities on your to do in Ireland list: Go clay pigeon shooting, gamble in Cork’s Casino. Take in some culture in the Cork Opera House, go ballroom dancing/salsa dancing/Irish dancing (You’ll find a Ceile in one of the Gaeltachts towns in Cork, enjoy home grown theatre, abseil, watch a live GAA game. There are a whole host more of activities to enjoy in Kinsale and its hinterland as the Irish are quite an active bunch. Kinsale accommodation gives you access to all of the above.
When you spend your holidays in Kinsale, you can take part in some of Ireland’s most quaint traditions. At Blarney Castle you will have the opportunity to partake in a curious tradition. It is said that the Irish have the gift of the gab. Many believe they acquired it when they hung upside down off the top of the Castle and kissed a peculiar black stone. You can do it too and its free, the professional photo is of course an optional. You will also be only within a stone’s throw of neighbouring County Kerry, in Dingle a whole tourism sector has been built around a very popular dolphin named fungi who is a wonder to watch dancing with the boats that permeate around the harbour.
County Cork, being closest to the south west of the country, unfortunately gets the largest amount of rain in Ireland. On average it only rains on one out of every three days, however, so you might get lucky if you take to Ireland in the summertime. Highs range all the way up to 22 degrees in summer and rarely reach freezing even during the winter. All of this adds up to the fact that there are never any excuses for not taking your well earned holidays in self catering accommodation in Kinsale.
Your holidays in Kinsale are most likely to begin at Cork Airport (ORK). There are a number of airlines that offer cheap and regular flights and these include Aerlingus, Air Southwest, Jet2.com, Manx2, British Airways and Ryanair. Leave from a selection of UK airports, including Plymouth (PLH), London Heathrow (LRH), Luton (LTN) and Edinburgh (EDI).