County Kerry

The small villages, mountainous landscape and dramatic seacoast of County Kerry fits the bill of what tourists expect and hope to see in Ireland. Known as "The Kingdom", breathtaking scenery has attracted people to this county since Victorian times. The Kerry landscape owe its rugged beauty to 460 million years of geological activity.

But scenery is by no means Kerry's only attraction; there are many excellent angling rivers, lakes and sea, climbing to suit all levels of experience including Ireland's highest mountain, stretches of golden sandy beaches, world renowned golf courses and a wealth of ancient traditions.

Some of the visitor attractions around County Kerry

Killorglin Golf Course  -  Killorglin

Ballykissane Pier  -  Killorglin

Muckross Traditional Farms  -  Killarney

Coolwood Wildlife Park  -  Killarney

A selection of festivals occurring in County Kerry

November   Sneem International Storytelling and Folklore Festival  -  Sneem

August   Puck Fair  -  Killorglin

August   Cahirciveen Celtic Music Festival  -  Cahirciveen

October   Dingle Peninsula Food and Wine Festival  -  Dingle

Selection From Accommodation Listings

Tourism Ireland

Forest View, Glenbeigh

Forest View is an elegant family run bed and breakfast located close to Glenbeigh village with panoramic views of forest. This beautiful, tranquil home is ideally located along the Ring of Kerry making it an ideal base for touring.

Tourism Ireland

Garveys Holiday Cottage, Dingle

The holiday cottage is a four star Bord Failte Approved Accommodation. It is a restored farmhouse cottage set on a private site with a beautiful view of Ventry Harbour. The house consists of three double bedrooms with the master bedroom en suite

Tourism Ireland

The Shelbourne Hotel, Dublin City Centre

The Shelbourne Dublin is a luxury hotel in Dublin city center, overlooking St. Stephen's Green, Europe's grandest garden square. Ideally situated close to Dublin's cultural and historic buildings, The Shelbourne offers a great location.


Books of Interest