Explore The Coast

Our Foraging & Picnic Package is your opportunity to learn all about the food produced locally in Kinsale and what makes it so special! This package includes a foraging tour led by Suzanne Burns of Kinsale Food Tours where you will explore the local area and learn about edible seaweeds, shellfish, plants, and flowers and also discuss their health benefits & medicinal uses. 

After the tour, you will be treated to a gourmet picnic made with local and foraged produce making this a truly unique experience and time away connecting with nature and the Wild Atlantic Ocean.

This package includes:

  • A two-night stay in a superior room with breakfast each morning
  • Complimentary dinner on an evening of your choice in our fine dining restaurant Rare
  • A foraging tour led by Suzanne Burns of Kinsale Food Tours 
  • Live music every night 
  • Free high-speed Wifi


Terms & Conditions

If the weather is not favourable, we will continue to proceed with the foraging tour and the picnic will be available to take away for later consumption. Times for this tour is tide-dependent.

Tour duration: Normally 2-2.5 hours.  Please note that your own transportation for a foraging tour is essential. This package is available on selected dates, subject to availability. 

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Rare is an exciting Craft Irish Cocktail and Fine Dining experience at The Blue Haven Hotel. Choose from our 5 Course, 7 Course, or Small Plates menus in a relaxed and welcoming dining room. Enjoy one of our innovative cocktails, treat yourself to a wine pairing experience, or choose from our diverse range of classic, biodynamic and organic wines. Our team, both back, and front of house are unified by a creative spirit and passion for delivering a memorable dining experience.

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