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

Killarney Golf Course  -  Killarney

Waterville Golf Course  -  Waterville

A selection of festivals occurring in County Kerry

May   Camp Walking Festival  -  Camp

August   Rose of Tralee  -  Tralee

June   Kerry Festival of Music  -  Kenmare

August   Cahirciveen Celtic Music Festival  -  Cahirciveen

Selection From Accommodation Listings

Tourism Ireland

Kilkern House, Clonakilty

Kilkern House nestles in the heart of West Cork, an area of panoramic beauty on the edge of Kilkern Lake with splendid views of unspoilt countryside, miles of sandy beaches and woodlands.Kilkern House is located 5km from the Cathedral town of Rosscarbery

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Tom and Eileens, Castlemaine

Tom and Eileen's Farmhouse is a "home away from home" bed and breakfast nestled at the foot of the Sliabh Mish Mountains in peaceful rural surroundingsA Cead Mile Failte awaits you on arrival as you are greeted with refreshments and home baking..

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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.


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