Killarney Things to Do

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    Ross Castle Killarney
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  • 1. Ring of Kerry

    The ring of kerry is a wonderful scenic route thew takes in the Kerry peninsular. There are 2 main ways of doing it, by bus or by car. If you do it by car, make sure you drive in the same direction...

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  • 2. Killarney National Park

    5 out of 5 stars

    Killarney National Park covers over 25,000 acres (10,000 hectares) of mountain, moorland, woodland, waterways, parks and gardens, providing a living space for the wild life and vegetations like...

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  • 3. Ross Castle

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    On a suberb site overlooking the Lough Leane stands Ross Castle. Built in the 15th c by O'Donoghue Mor, it came into the hands of the Earls of Kenmare, the Browne family. Defended by high thick walls...

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  • 4. Torc Waterfall

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Well worth the short walk from the carpark through the woods to view the waterfall. Plunging down from Torc mountain for over 18 metres the polished rocks are testament to the force of the water....

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  • 5. Muckross Abbey

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    The friary is based around a lovely cloister that is still standing, although in need of renovation. In its centre is a twisted yew tree, said to be as old as the abbey itself, taken as a sapling from...

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  • 6. St. Mary's Cathedral

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    St Mary's Catholic cathedral is a wonderful stone building. The windows are also a feature and are lovely. Spectacular use of lighting inside adds to the effect. The building itself is airy, light,...

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  • 7. Dingle

    5 out of 5 stars

    Visit Dingle and all its splendours. It's less crowded than Iveragh (although busy enough) and just as nice. You can swim with a dolphin, hike a trail and sunbathe (providing the weather is good...

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  • 8. Meeting of the Waters

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    Now this is getting a bit far to really qualify under Killarney. Even so, it's quite possible to make a quick drive over from Killarnaye and see Ladies View where you have a splendid view over the...

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  • 9. Connor Pass

    Something you have to do is hiking or driving up the Connor Pass. The views to the north and south side of Dingle peninsula are stunning, and the whole drive up there is a true adventure, as the...

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  • 10. Travel

    Please look under transportation to find out about our fabulous jaunting car rides in Killarney. You will find them on the edge of Killarney town just waiting for you sometimes even in the wind and...

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  • 11. The Skellig Ring

    The Skellig Ring, is a ring road that branches off the Ring of Kerry circuit.Coaches can only get to the first part of it (PortMagee,) as the road fr4om there...

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  • 12. Take a wander round the town

    Killarney town is not huge and is very easy to negotiate on foot. It is also very colorful.Take a wander, window shop (even buy a few things,) have a drink at...

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  • 13. GAP OF DUNLOE TOUR

    An amazing journey in the surrounding nature. IT'S A MUST.This is more of an adventure than a tour. Combination of a bus to Kate Kearny's Cottage, then a...

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  • 14. Muckross House

    Muckross House had three private owners, the house was built in 1843 for Henry Arthur Herbert and his wife Mary, when Herbert got into deep debt, the house was...

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  • 15. Ladies View

    From Ross Castle we kept heading west on N71, away from Killarney, until we reached Ladies View, a scenic overlook on the Upper Lake and all of it's channels...

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  • 16. The Lakes Hotel

    I have included this tip under "things to do" because, if you're not actually staying here, you should make a point of going for lunch or drinks or dinner. The...

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  • 17. Try a Jaunting Car Ride

    In practically all of the touristic areas of Kerry you will find that the jaunting car is the mode of transport that is most practical. A jaunting car is,...

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  • 18. Boating on the Lake

    There are two types of boating trips on the lakes - the glass covered boat that traverses the big lower lake and then the one we chose - the open wooden boat...

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  • 19. Molton Brown Spa

    As Killarney is the tourist capital of Southern ireland, it has many excellent hotels and most of them have equally excellent spas.The one that I visited...

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  • 20. Street Entertainment

    You don't have to "go" anywhere in Killarney, just walk the streets!The shops open very late, street traders ply their wares, and buskers provide equal if not...

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  • 21. gap of dunloe

    bicycle from town to ross castle, tour castle and then boat trip with bikes across Killarney lakes.(1.5hrs) bike or push as we did uphill to gap of dunloe(p.s....

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  • 22. The road to Kenmare

    Our plan had been to get to Kenmare for lunch, look around and decide whether to stay in Kenmare or drive on further along the Ring of Kerry. But after my...

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  • 23. Muckross House

    The Jewel of Killarney!Located within the Killarney National Park, and the reason the park was created, is the Muckross House - a fine building of white...

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  • 24. Gap of Dunloe

    Beautiful spot to hike up to or take a horse drawn cart. Parking available at a cosy pub/restaurant by the name Kate Kearney's Cottage. My cousin was driving...

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  • 25. Killarney Riding Stables

    The riding stables are only 1 mile from the center of the town of Killarney and is adjacent to the Killarney National Park.You can take a 6 day trail ride on...

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