Find the best place to stay — Kinsale

Where to stay around Kinsale?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 51 holiday lettings near Kinsale. From 19 cottages to 16 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Kinsale for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Kinsale?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Kinsale:

  • Scilly: 31 holiday homes
  • Rath More: 29 holiday homes
  • Town-Plots: 30 holiday homes
  • Commons: 19 holiday homes
  • Blackhorsefield: 27 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Kinsale?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Kinsale. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Kinsale Regional Museum and Courthouse: 99 holiday lettings
  • Desmond Castle: 100 holiday lettings
  • Saint Multose Church: 100 holiday lettings
  • Cork City Hall: 100 holiday lettings
  • Granary Theatre: 92 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Kinsale listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent cottages in Kinsale?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 19 cottages in Kinsale. Our other popular types of Kinsale holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 16 self catering accommodations
  • Apartments: 10 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 2 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Kinsale?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 2 holiday homes with pool available in Kinsale. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Make a Holiday Rental Cottage in Kinsale, Ireland Your Home Away from Home

    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.

    Things to Do on Holiday in Kinsale, Ireland

    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.

    Places to Visit on Holiday in Kinsale, Ireland

    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.

    Weather in Kinsale, Ireland

    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.

    Travel to Kinsale, Ireland

    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,, Manx2, British Airways and Ryanair. Leave from a selection of UK airports, including Plymouth (PLH), London Heathrow (LRH), Luton (LTN) and Edinburgh (EDI).

    Attractions in and around Kinsale

    First time in Kinsale and looking for places to see? Don't miss landmarks such as Charles Fort and Kinsale Regional Museum and Courthouse, and unique cultural highlights such as Desmond Castle and Mount Long Castle. Activities around the area include West Cork Model Railway Village, Port of Ringaskiddy and Titanic Experience Cobh. To discover the region's top popular attractions, head to Blarney Stone, Blarney Castle and University College Cork during your stay. You might also want to add other must-see places in the region such as Saint Fin Barre's Cathedral, Cork City Hall or Bells of Shandon to your agenda.