Things to do in County Cork
Mizen Head, is located just 8km from Goleen, As Ireland’s most south-westerly point, it is home to a signal station that was built to save lives off the rocky shoreline. It was completed in 1910 and later became the home of Ireland’s very first radio beacon in 1931. Here, inside the House, you’ll find a visitor centre that contains a café and gift shop. It also has a navigation aids simulator, displays the geology of the region, Once your tour of the visitor centre is complete, head outside and follow the path down the famous 99 steps and over the arched bridge that looks down upon the gorge.
Charles fort Kinsale, Perhaps the best-known historical attraction in Kinsale, is on the road just beyond Summercove. It is open all year, and regular guided tours are available. Charles Fort is one of the finest surviving examples of a 17th Century star-shaped fort located right on the edge of Kinsale it truly is a work of art and well worth a visit.