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“A Must.”
Review of Charles Fort

Charles Fort
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$47.52*
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Full-Day Kinsale and West Cork Tour
Ranked #1 of 34 things to do in Kinsale
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed April 2, 2013

Walk out from Kinsale, enjoy the views, narrow path narrow streets and amusing mini traffic jams. The Fort itself is very impressive, i especially liked the Magazine building and the features used to keep it from exploding. The story of the 'White Lady' is very interesting and also some of the furniture.

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Reviewed April 1, 2013

It must have been great visiting this place before the OPW got their hands on it. Some things are best left alone.

When we visited there was an 'exhibition' of medieval armour. What a load of rubbish. A bunch of guys standing around taking photos of each other with their digital cameras. Some waste of public money.

If you do visit you are probably better off experiencing it on your own instead of with a guide. The staff are great but the tour is too long. The piped music in one section of the site is cringe worthy.

Admission price is reasonable considering the cost of lesser sites and it offers excellent views of the surrounding areas.

Thank CorkNitpicker
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Reviewed March 29, 2013

Views are lovely saw a bridal party have their wedding snaps taken here. When the weather is good you wont get a better setting.

Thank Plusfore
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Reviewed March 26, 2013

This is a great example of a star fort. We were lucky enough to visit when a bus tour had arrived and we learnt plenty eavesdropping on their guide.

Thank irish61
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Reviewed March 23, 2013

Give yourself some time to enjoy and walk around the entire fort. There are some informative videos and displays to read and view. there is also a nice little cafe for refreshments. Great photo opportunities of both the fort and back at Kinsale.

Thank Labgirl68
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