Posted by: travelrat | December 30, 2011

Kinsale Harbour Cruise: Video

Kinsale: 14th September 2011.

Even without the history … natural or otherwise … it’s still well worth taking the Kinsale Harbour Cruise for the scenic quality alone, whatever the weather. A picture, they say, is worth a thousand words and maybe a video is worth a few pictures, so here goes …



  1. When was that blochouse built?

    • There’s two forts; one on each side of the harbour mouth. The larger one, on the eastern side, is Charles Fort, built in the late 17th Century on the site of an earlier fortification, and occupied for military purposes until fairly recently … I’ll be discussing it in greater depth later.

      On the western bank is the ruined James Fort, built slightly earlier.

  2. Hi Keith,
    A very nice video, it certainly looked like a lovely Harbour Cruise.

  3. What a lovely part of the world. So much history. I really want to go now.

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