Killarney, County Kerry

Killarney - Cill Airne - Church of the Sloes

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Location of Killarney

Killarney Town is located in the South-West of Ireland in County Kerry. Situated on the Iveragh Peninsula it is the gateway to the Ring of Kerry. Killarney stands at the base of Ireland's highest mountain range.


History of Killarney

Due to its surroundings Killarney has become a world famous tourist setting. Killarney has many attractions for the visitor with its main attraction being the Killarney Lakes, comprising of three lakes which are all in the boundaries of the Killarney National Park. Muckross House is set in the national park and is part of the Kerry Folk Life Centre.

A visit to Killarney is not complete without traveling to Ladies View which provides a panoramic view of the entire area. It obtained its name from the delighted reaction received from Queen Victoria and her companions upon looking at the view.

Killarney Visitor Attractions

Coolwood Wildlife Park  -  A wildlife park located in Killarney, County Kerry

Kennedys Pet Farm  -  An open farm located near Killarney, County Kerry

Killarney National Park  -  A national park located in Killarney, County Kerry

Muckross Friary  -  A monastic site located in Killarney, County Kerry

Muckross House  -  A stately home located near Killarney, County Kerry

Muckross Traditional Farms  -  A traditional farm located near Killarney, County Kerry

Ross Castle  -  A medieval castle located in Killarney, County Kerry

Killarney Golf Course  -  An 18 hole parkland course located in Killarney, County Kerry

Killarney Festivals

Transport

Aeroplane: Kerry Airport is the closest airport to Killarney Town - 17km. Click here for details on Irish Airports.

Train: A train service operates to Killarney station. Timetables can be viewed by logging onto Irish Rail web site

Bus: A bus service operates to Killarney. The bus stop is located close to the train station in Killarney Town. Timetables can be viewed by logging onto Bus Eireann web site

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Killarney Accommodation Listings

Tourism IrelandInveraray Farm Guesthouse, B&B

Inveraray Farm Guesthouse is situated in a most picturesque location, in a warm tranquil rustic setting on the edge of the Gap of Dunloe, the house commands an awesome breathtaking view of the scenic Gap of Dunloe, Killarney Lakes and mountains

Season: February - November    Occupancy: Bed and Breakfast

Tourism IrelandValley View Farmhouse , B&B

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

Season: May - October    Occupancy: Bed and Breakfast

Tourism IrelandHillcrest Farmhouse, B&B

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...

Season: March - November    Occupancy: Bed and Breakfast

Tourism IrelandCarriglea House, B&B

Carriglea House is 3km from the centre of Killarney town, peacefully located in thirty acres of private grounds adjacent to the 10,000 acre Killarney National Park.An enchanting 19th century Victorian residence overlooking the Killarney Lakes

Season: 1st April - 1st November    Occupancy: Bed and Breakfast

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Tourism Ireland

Riverside Holiday Homes , Killorglin

Riverside Holiday Homes are situated in Killorglin Town, on the banks of the beautiful River Laune, along the scenic Ring of Kerry. Killorglin is home to the annual world famous Puck Fair, one of Irelands oldest and most unusual festivals

Tourism Ireland

Carlton Hotel Ballinasloe, Ballinasloe

The Carlton Shearwater, one of the newest Galway Hotels, is an exquisite 4 star hotel and spa resort with easy access to Galway and Athlone. Ideally situated at Marina Point on the majestic River Suck, one of the most beautiful rivers in the country, this

Tourism Ireland

Benagh, Cloghane

Located at the foot of Mount Brandon at the tip of the Dingle Peninsula, Benagh B&B is an ideal base from which to explore and enjoy an unspoilt area rich in flora, fauna and archaeological sites such as the Bronze Age Loch a'Duin Valley.



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