Activities in the Area of Kinsale


While enjoying your stay here in Kinsale with us at Rivermount House, Kinsale B&B there are lots of actiivites for all the family to enjoy, just a little sample and suggestions as below:

Along the coast of Kinsale there are many fine spots for fishing……..sailing………golfing. Something for everyone!!!!

Kinsale is a top class centre for sailing and water sports activities.

There are three golf courses in the Kinsale area including the world-famous Old Head course.

Field sports are also well-represented with horse riding, clay bird shooting and archery all available close to the town.
Don & Barry’s Historic Walk

A historic stroll through the town with Don or Barry each morning at 9.15am or 11.15am is a must, it leaved the tourist information centre each morning rain or shine!!!!

Hire Shop Tel: 0214884 or 0868812354

Kinsale Angling Co-op Tel: 0214774964

Kinsale Deep Sea Angling Tel: 0214778994 or 08798844 or 0871036905


Ringenane, Kinsale Tel: 0214772197

Farrangalway, Kinsale Tel: 0214773258

Old Head Golf Links Tel: 0214778444

Harbour Trips

Kinsale Harbour Cruise Tel: 0214778964 or 0862505456

Casatlepark Marine Tel: 0862400353

Whale of a Time Tel: 0871203463 (ray)
Horse Riding

Kinsale Equestrian Centre, The riding school caters for all levels from beginners-novice-intermediate through to advance level for both children and adults.

Trekking/Hacking, See Kinsale on horseback, the trekk covers over 50 acres of grass land with stunning views of Kinsale

Contact Zoe  Tel: 086 8530894
Sea Kayaking and Surfing.

Gtown Surf School provide excellent instruction and equipment hire. You can go sea kayaking be night or by day with them also, they cater for all levels and all ages,

Contact John on 021 4778884 or 087 8768549


Historic Kinsale, Museums
Charles Fort. Is one of the main attractions in the area, a super example of a 17th century star fort, tours run throughout the day.

Desmond Castle and International Wine Museum

A 16th century Customs House now hosting a wine museum and telling the story of trade in times past!!

The Court House &Regional Museum. Built in 1600 it has a most beautiful façade and now houses many interesting items form a bygone age.