3 days in County Cork Itinerary

3 days in County Cork Itinerary

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3 days in County Cork Itinerary

Start: Belfast
Drive:  8​h 15​min
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Castletownshend
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Kinsale
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
End: Belfast

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Castletownshend

Castletownshend ©
Castletownshend is a village about 8 km from Skibbereen, in County Cork, Ireland. Cork Whale Watch has been added to your itinerary. On the 17th (Fri), get up close to creatures of the deep with Cork Whale Watch and then make a trip to Knockdrum Fort.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Castletownshend trip builder app .

Belfast, UK to Castletownshend is an approximately 5.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. In January, daytime highs in Castletownshend are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel to Kinsale.

Things to do in Castletownshend

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Cork Whale Watch
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Cork Whale Watch ©
Cork Whale Watch
Knockdrum Fort ©
Knockdrum Fort

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Kinsale

Kinsale ©
Located at the estuary of the Brandon River, the historical fishing town of Kinsale nestles against hills that act as a natural shield against the open sea.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): view the masterpieces at The Boathouse Gallery, take an in-depth tour of Kinsale Regional Museum, look for gifts at Kinsale Crystal, then contemplate the long history of Charles Fort, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Blacks Brewery.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Kinsale itinerary tool .

Getting from Castletownshend to Kinsale by car takes about 1.5 hours. January in Kinsale sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Kinsale

Shopping Museums Breweries & Distilleries
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Charles Fort ©
Charles Fort
Kinsale Crystal ©
Kinsale Crystal
Kinsale Regional Museum ©
Kinsale Regional Museum