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

Killarney Golf Course  -  Killarney

Gleensk Wood  -  Glenbeigh

Kennedys Pet Farm  -  Killarney

The Playdium  -  Tralee

A selection of festivals occurring in County Kerry

August   Cahirciveen Celtic Music Festival  -  Cahirciveen

June   Kerry Festival of Music  -  Kenmare

August   Glenbeigh Festival and Races  -  Glenbeigh

October   Dingle Peninsula Food and Wine Festival  -  Dingle

Selection From Accommodation Listings

Tourism IrelandCanberra 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

Tourism IrelandOldtown Farmhouse , Thomastown

Oldtown Farmhouse is a spacious and friendly bed and breakfast with a high standard of accommodation where you are assured of a warm welcome.Located on an elevated site with scenic views of the surrounding countryside.10 mins drive from Kilkenny City

Tourism IrelandAtlantic Waves, Castlegregory

Atlantic Waves is a luxurious, spacious, 4 Star holiday home on sea-front, approved by the Irish Tourist Board. All rooms are tastefully decorated to a very high standard. There are outstanding sea views overlooking Brandon Bay


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