Dingle and Slea Head:
This route has the most rugged Atlantic coastline in Kerry and embraces prehistoric huts ie. Gallarus Oratory. Slea Head is the most westerly point in Europe. Flora and wildlife abound in the area which is also an Irish speaking region.
Award winning Irish night of traditional Irish music session and Irish dancing five minutes walk from this B&B at the world famous Kate Kearney’s Cottage. No cover charge. Music almost every night. International stars throughout the year at the I.N.E.C. Irish dance and music, cabarets, concerts, live music in clubs and pubs, buskers on the streets and of course the now famous Summerfest outdoor concerts at the stadium. Multi-screen cinema.
Festivals and Events
Various music festivals, car rallying, vintage and classic cars, horse racing, dog shows, Killarney Summerfest, Christmas in Killarney with Holiday on Ice skating rink, Puck Fair.
Fishing on the River Laune. Permit available from O’ Sullivans shop at Beaufort Bridge. Free fishing in the lakes in the Gap of Dunloe and in the Killarney lakes.
Gap of Dunloe
Walk, ride horses.cycle or travel in a horse -drawn carriage through this great glacial breach valley.Pass by five lakes. See Tomies and the Purple mountains on the left/eastand the Mac Gillycuddy Reeks on the right.Then on to Lord Brandons cottage and take the boat through the three main Killarney lakes. Arrive at Ross castle and then walk, cycle, coach or jaunting car back to Killarney
Killarney Golf and Fishing Course is 3kms away. This is also an 18 hole course. There are many more golf course nearby. A lock up shed is available for guests.
Moderate and Mountain Walks:
Muckross and Dinis, Queen’s Cottage Upper Lake, Ross Island, Gap of Dunloe, Hags Glen, Carrantuohill, Purle, Tomies and Shehy Mountain Ridge, Mangerton, Dingle Way, Kerry Way, Torc and Beara Way. A lock up shed is available for cycles and walking gear.
Muckross House, Gardens and Traditional Farms:
Situated in the heart of Killarney National Park is the number one tourist attraction in Kerry. Killarney National Park comprising 10, 000 hectares of mountains, woods and lakes, has its focal point, Muckross House where many facilities are available for the visitor. The traditional farms take you for a stroll down memory lane to a time before the advent of electricity when all work was carried out using traditional methods. Three separate working farms complete with animals, poultry and traditional farm machinery will help you relive the past.
This route circles the magnificent MacGillicuddy Reeks mountain range through its many passes and valleys along the Atlantic shores of Dingle Bay and Kenmare Bay. Many picturesque villages such as Glenbeigh, Waterville and Sneem dot the route.Return by the Lakes of Killarney and Ladies View through the National Park.