Valley of the Hare - Ireland On Your Doorstep

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Places of Interest

Kerry is blessed with extraordinary scenic beauty, diversity, history and culture and its many hidden treasures makes it one of the popular tourist destinations in Ireland. Places you can visit can be found throughout the county and there is something for everybody – young and not so young!

Killarney National Park

Killarney National Park

Killarney, County Kerry, Ireland.

Killarney National Park was the first national park established in Ireland and is a must for sightseers and lovers of outdoor activities. Covering an area of more than 25,000 acres, the park encompasses the Lakes of Killarney, ancient woodlands, spectacular mountains and wild moorland.

Carrauntoohill (Corran Tuathail)

Carrauntoohill (Corran Tuathail)

MacGillycuddy's Reeks, Munster, County Kerry, Ireland

Carraunthoohil is the central peak of Kerry’s striking Macgillycuddy’s Reeks and at 1038 metres is Ireland’s highest mountain. Carraunthoohil’s jagged features and knife edge ridges give the mountain a rugged beauty that attracts fell walkers and sightseers alike.

Valentia Island

Valentia Island

Valentia Island, County Kerry, Ireland

Located just off Kerry’s magnificent Iveragh peninsula, Valentia Island is famous for being the site where the first successful transatlantic telegraph cable was landed in 1857. Linked to the mainland by a road bridge, Valentia is noted for its fabulous seascapes, mountain views and water sports. It also has the most westerly port in Europe and the main village of Knightstown has a good selection of shops, pubs and restaurants.

Staigue Ring Fort

Staigue Stone Fort

Staigue Fort, Ring of Kerry, Ireland

Staigue Fort is a well-preserved example of an Iron Age stone fort and is located about 6km West of Sneem. The fort, built between 300 and 400 AD, is thought to be the defensive stronghold of a local lord or king and represents an impressive feat of engineering for the period.

Derrynane House & Gardens

Derrynane House & Gardens

Caherdaniel, County Kerry, Ireland

Built on the scenic coast of the Iveragh peninsula, Derrynane House was the home of Daniel O’Connell, one of Ireland’s most famous statesmen and politicians. The house displays a fine collection memorabilia to commemorate O’Connell’s life and career.

Geokaun Mountain & Fogher Cliffs

Geokaun Mountain & Fogher Cliffs

Feighmane, Valentia Island, County Kerry, Ireland

The summit of Geokaun Mountain rewards visitors with one of the finest views in Kerry. Commanding views of Valentia Harbour, Dingle peninsula, Macgillycuddy’s Reeks and the islands of Skellig and Blasket can all be seen from the mountain, whose North face forms the equally impressive 180 metre Fogher Cliffs.

Parknasilla Resort & Spa

Parknasilla Resort & Spa

Sneem, County Kerry, Ireland

Parknasilla Resort & Spa, near Sneem on the Ring of Kerry offers luxury accommodation and the opportunity to relax and enjoy stunning views over woodlands, parkland and Kenmare Bay. A wide range of natural treatments and remedies are available to restore the mind and body.

The Lime Tree Restaurant

The Lime Tree Restaurant

Shelbourne Street, Kenmare, County Kerry, Ireland

The Lime Tree Restaurant has gained an excellent reputation for the range and quality of its cuisine. Housed in a building dating back to 1832, the restaurant offers a relaxed, informal setting, locally sourced and lovingly prepared food and superb service.

Siamsa Tire - National Folk Theatre

Siamsa Tire - National Folk Theatre

Town Park, Tralee, County Kerry, Ireland

Siamsa Tire celebrates Irish arts and culture in all its forms and is home to National Folk Theatre. It stages performances throughout the year, bringing together artistes, performers and visitors from all over the world.

Kells Bay Sub-tropical Gardens

Kells Bay Sub-tropical Gardens

Kells, County Kerry, Ireland

Kells Bay provides the setting for one of Ireland’s finest Victorian gardens and its collection of sub-tropical plants and trees from as far afield as Australia, New Zealand and South America makes a visit well worthwhile. The spectacular setting of the estate fully justifies its reputation as the 'Jewel on the Ring'.

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