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Charles Fort

Charles Fort Charles Fort Charles Fort Summer Cove, Kinsale, Ireland
352-21-477-2234
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good35%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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“guided tour” (83 reviews)
“coffee shop” (25 reviews)
“scilly walk” (37 reviews)
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Charles Fort Charles Fort Charles Fort Summer Cove, Kinsale, Ireland
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352-21-477-2234
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"guided tour"
in 83 reviews
"coffee shop"
in 25 reviews
"scilly walk"
in 37 reviews
"kinsale harbor"
in 48 reviews
"entrance fee"
in 20 reviews
"tea room"
in 16 reviews
"wander around"
in 16 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 61 reviews
"interesting history"
in 53 reviews
"great place to visit"
in 22 reviews
"military history"
in 16 reviews
"sunny day"
in 48 reviews
"beautiful location"
in 18 reviews
"spectacular views"
in 32 reviews
"couple of hours"
in 21 reviews
"nice walk"
in 33 reviews
"ruins"
in 95 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Charlesfort is one of our favourites to visit. We have been several times. The kids really love this one you can walk in and around it and really explore. The buildings are labeled there are canon balls in the visitor exhibition. Photos from the not...More

Thank Susan O
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We missed our ports in Ireland due to weather w e-mailed tours by locals from the ship and one of the locals Mary was able to arrange a tour for us (10) people in 24 hours. We had a private bus she took us to...More

Thank Sally B
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My wife and our 10 month old walked out here from kinsale and it was worth it! Very cool history and you can literally go everywhere in the site (aside from the top of the ramparts). This was one of the historical highlights of our...More

Thank William N
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We walked to the fort from Kinsale. It was well worth the effort. A very interesting place. Lots of information & audio visuals to explain the history. And great views over the bay.

Thank LizBroxburn
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Outside the quaint town of Kinsale this is a well thoughtout and interessting excursion for young and old. Very well presented with displays and visual presentations. Walking around the grounds which are well attended rounds out the stay. Entry fee.

Thank leeGiessen
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This castle not only has a lot of history and really interesting graveyard with some fabulous epitaphs but also has some great views of the bay and surrounding areas.

Thank maddiePortsmouth
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting, expansive place to roam and explore. Our 14 yo boy loved it. A guide gave us background info and was very friendly. We had a rainy day, but dressed well so it didn't matter.

Thank Wendy R
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great history. Wonderful walking through the grounds reliving the action. Imagining the labor and command to make this place happen.

Thank Cubfandoran
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A must if you are visiting Kinsale. The fort is something to see. The views, construction and history will take your breath away. Take the Scilly walk back into Kinsale. It's worth it. One pub on the way back into town too. Enjoy the Fort....More

Thank Coconut1178
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The history surrounding this fort and the town of Kinsale, the ancient battles fought here including right up until after WW1, make this a compelling and fascinating ancient monument. There are interactive displays also on the site. Plenty of parking. It is well worth the...More

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ash_as06
13 August 2015|
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Response from Daniel S |
Killarney to Dingle look into the 'Go to' bus it goes from Killarney to Dingle for 10 ero. It does not go from the bus station. Check the web.
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