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

Ballykissane Pier  -  Killorglin

Killarney National Park  -  Killarney

Killorglin Golf Course  -  Killorglin

Celtic and Prehistoric Museum  -  Ventry

A selection of festivals occurring in County Kerry

August   Rose of Tralee  -  Tralee

July   Sneem Family Festival  -  Sneem

June   Kerry Festival of Music  -  Kenmare

August   Charlie Chaplin Comedy Film Festival  -  Waterville

Selection From Accommodation Listings

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Garveys Farmhouse B&B, Dingle

Garvey's Farmhouse is located on the Slea Head route at the foot of Mount Eagle and overlooking Ventry Bay.It is an ideal base for touring the Dingle Peninsula and all it has to offer the visitor.

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Hillcrest Farmhouse, Killarney

Hillcrest Farmhouse is a traditional homely farmhouse, scenically situated in the heart of Killarney’s Lake and mountain area, with picturesque views of the Mac Gillicuddy Reeks.Located off the Kerry Way Walking Route and the Kerry Cycle Route...

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White Sands, Killorglin

White Sands is situated near Cromane Village in a peaceful rural setting overlooking Lough Yganavan.There is a choice of three properties.Situated off the main Ring of Kerry road, 8km South West of Killorglin and 6km from Glenbeigh


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