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

Skellig Michael  -  Portmagee

Ballykissane Pier  -  Killorglin

Killorglin Golf Course  -  Killorglin

Coolwood Wildlife Park  -  Killarney

A selection of festivals occurring in County Kerry

August   Cahirciveen Celtic Music Festival  -  Cahirciveen

November   Sneem International Storytelling and Folklore Festival  -  Sneem

August   Dingle Regatta  -  Dingle

August   Rose of Tralee  -  Tralee


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