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

Dooks Golf Course  -  Glenbeigh

Celtic and Prehistoric Museum  -  Ventry

Killorglin Golf Course  -  Killorglin

Gleensk Wood  -  Glenbeigh

A selection of festivals occurring in County Kerry

August   Puck Fair  -  Killorglin

August   Charlie Chaplin Comedy Film Festival  -  Waterville

July   Sneem Family Festival  -  Sneem

June   Kerry Festival of Music  -  Kenmare

Selection From Accommodation Listings

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Canberra House, Killorglin

Canberra House is a family run business which was established in 1953 and remains a thriving Irish Pub with plenty of Guest Accommodation. Your hosts Catherine & Stephen O'Grady are always on hand to lend a hand.We offer a full bar service and all of our

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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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Valley View Farmhouse , Killarney

Valley View Farmhouse is a 70 acres working mixed farm on the shore of Lough Guittane, a mile long brown trout stocked lake.This welcoming farmhouse is an ideal touring base for Kerry and Cork


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