Within a couple of miles of Muckross
Torc Waterfall is a dramatic waterfall that
originates from the top of Torc Mountain.
There is a beautiful wooded path through
Friars' Glen to the top of the falls
where you can take advantage of
excellent views of the the Lakes of Killarney.
final section of the Ring of Kerry you will enter the Killarney
National Park at Ladies View.
Not only victorian ladies take a gasp at this truely magnificient
Castle was built during the 15th century. After over 25
years of restoration work, it has recently reopened for tours.
Boat trips on the Lakes of Killarney
from the castle regularly.
On the opposite side of the lake lies
Gap of Dunloe
- a beautiful glaciated valley
comprised of high cliffs and isolated lakes
that can be walked, cycled or for a more relaxing experience
via jaunting car!
The Ring of Kerry is situated
in the South West Corner of Ireland. Over the
centuries it has been the inspiration of poets and writers because
of its spectacular
costal scenery and rugged countryside. The Ring of Kerry tour circles
MacGillycuddy Reeks mountain range through its many passes and valleys
Atlantic shores of Dingle Bay and Kenmare Bay (Allow 6 hours to
Dingle and Slea Head: This
route has the most rugged Atlantic caostline in Kerry and
embraces prehistoric huts and forts. Flora and wildlife abound in
the area which is also
an Irish speaking region - authentic Ireland at its best! (Allow
6 hours to drive)
The Gap of Dunloe Tour begins
by coach to Kate Kearney's Cottage where ponies and
pony carriages may be hired for the journey through the 6-mile pass.
For keen walkers,
this terrain is ideal. Boats await at Gerhameen river for the
homeward journey via the enchanting Upper, Middle and Lower Lakes
to Ross Castle
where coaches will return you back to Killarney town.
The Beara Peninsula: This
tour can only be taken by car.
The route leaves Killarney southwards to Kenmare through the 'Healy
to Bantry Bay and Gengarriff to see Garnish Island. You will pass
charming villages, Derreen Gardens and the Caha Mountains (Allow
6 hours to drive)
Shraheen House is convenient for
those who wish to sample Killarney's nightlife
with its many pubs (many with traditional Irish entertainment),
restaurants and niteclubs
Killarney has several top quality
courses. There are also links courses nearby in
Waterville, Dooks and Ballybunion