White wave cottages are located in a quite location overlooking the Atlantic Ocean and The Old Head of Kinsale. 5 minutes’ walk from the beaches which are normally very quiet except on the occasional sunny Sunday it can be a little crowded. The cottages are 5 minutes’ drive to closest restaurants, The Speckled Door at The Old Head of Kinsale or Hurley’s Bar/ Restaurant and Diva’s café/ bakery in Ballinspittle Village.
Ballinspittle Garrettstown wood
A pleasant walk through Garrettstown wood once part of Garrettstown Estate.
Old Head Signal Tower
Visit the first Discovery point on the Wild Atlantic Way, panoramic views from the roof top of the historical Signal Tower. Open daily 10am - 6.00pm April - Oct. View recently recovered artifacts from RMS lusitania sunk May 7th 1915. see list of names of passengers and crew on speculator monument
A little village that gives a true Irish experience.The village is the hub of the community, having church, school,playing pitches for our National games, Hurling and Gaelic football (GAA) a pleasure to watch either training or playing a match. The village has shops,cafe, pub restaurant, hairdresser , nail bar and the co op store where you can buy a" needle to anchor" plus petrol(gas) and lots more . Ballinspittle Grotto. famous for its moving statue.
9/11 Garden of Remembrance
The 9/11Garden of Remembrance was established by a Kinsale lady, Kathleen Cait Murphy who worked as a nurse for over 30 years in New York City. During that time she came to admire the work of the fireman and was shocked at the deaths of 343 of their number who died in 9/11. As a result she decided to provide a memorial in Ireland, on her land at Ringfinnan, Kinsale, with a tree for each of the firemen who died as well as one for their chaplain Father Michael Judge .
Old Head Golf links
Old Head Golf Links is built on a 220-acre site out over two miles into the Atlantic Ocean. The promontory with numerous caves running beneath your feet as you play the course. The links occupy 180 acres and the remaining 40 acres of unspoilt cliff frame the course. It is a piece of golf real estate like no other, that causes many a golfer and visitor to pinch themselves as they drive through the ancient gateway.