Charles Fort Kinsale

Situated in the beautiful coastal village of Summer cove is a well preserved  17th Century  star-shaped fort. The fort is perhaps the best-known historical attraction in Kinsale. Charles Fort is over every day and visitors can enjoy guided tours where they learn the history and stories behind the fort.

Charles Fort has two large bastions overlooking the estuary, and three facing inland. Within its walls were all the barracks and ancillary facilities to support the fort’s garrison.

After having enjoyed your hearty breakfast at our B&B visit the fort to learn its history of and gasp at its amazing structure; then enjoy lunch in the local Bulman pub in Summer cove, to ensure and unforgettable day out.