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Ballinspittle County Cork


Ballinspittle County Cork is situated 10 km west of Kinsale on R600. A little village with a well know Grotto.

As you enter the village of Ballinspittle you will pass the Grotto which had thousands of people visiting it in the 1980's. Many people claimed to have seen the statue moving which resulted in bus loads of people visiting the Grotto to pray. So stop off and visit the Grotto and reflect at this holy place.

Ballinspittle Grotto

Each year in July they hold the Ballinspittle Festival a fun day out in West Cork for the family with novelty races, fancy dress, sports events and live music it proves very popular each year.


You can also enjoy some great food in the local Bar and Cafe and after take a walk in the Ballinspittle/Garrettstown Woods and enjoy the waymarked trail, you can enjoy some great views on the elevated sites out over the Atlantic Ocean and the Old Head of Kinsale.Take a walk or enjoy surfing at the many local wonderful beaches at Garrettstown or Garrylucas and next day take in the vibrant Kinsale town.

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