Take a tour of Kerry’s inspirational coastline and stunning national park.
You’ll be blown away by Kerry’s scenic sights and cultural heritage.
The Beara Way is a long-distance walking route (five days and more) around the spectacular Beara peninsula. It’s quite tough going, but you’re rewarded with some of the most breathtaking scenery in the whole country.
This center in Dun Chaoin on the tip of the Dingle Peninsula celebrates the Irish language and the people who once inhabited the Blasket Islands.
A two-hour tour of the Dingle Peninsula incorporating archaeology, geology, history, birdlife, wildlife and local folklore.
A perfect example of a 15th century chieftain’s stronghold. The castle sits on the shores of Lough Leanne and was one of the last in the country to hold out against Cromwell.
From top golf on world-renowned golf courses to the thrill of the races
With stacks of cycle routes, Kerry is the perfect place to take to the saddle and enjoy the local entertainment, scenery and historical sites.
The Kerry region is a fisherman’s paradise whether your line is deep-sea fishing, shore fishing, game fishing or coarse fishing.
With historic clubs, backdrops of wild and unspoiled natural landscapes, and challenging courses, Kerry is the perfect destination for golfers. Make sure you tee off in Ballybunion Cashen and Ballybunion Old Course Dingle Links Tralee Golf Club, and Waterville Golf Links.
Enjoy top class racing at Mallow and Killarney, as well as show-jumping at Millstreet, County Cork.
With miles of sandy beaches, beautiful coastline, spectacular scenery and unspoilt countryside, Kerry is perfect for an equestrian holiday.
There are hundreds of marked ways in Kerry. Explore quiet valleys, mountains and the wild Atlantic coastline.
The long indented coastline makes this region an ideal watersports destination. Surfing, canoeing, water-skiing, sailing and diving are all available.
Pet farms, caves, dolphins and much more in the wild outdoors of Kerry.
This wildlife park and sanctuary is home to all kinds of birds and beasts, some of which children are allowed to feed.
Discovered in 1983 and thought to be one million years old, Crag Cave contains over 350 meters of cave waiting to be discovered.
The magnificent Kerry coastline looks stunning from the sea, and you can ride the waves in search of local dolphins who hang about the area. The most famous is, of course, Funghi, Dingle’s resident dolphin for the last 20 years.
This working dairy and sheep farm also has a huge variety of other animals such as deer, pigs and calves, which can be handled and fed by visitors.
Culture & Festivals
Kerry kicks off each summer with fabulous festivals
The Killarney Race meeting provides a great opportunity to sample the Irish passion for horse racing.
This isn’t just a beauty pageant, it’s a full-on festival. More than 200,000 visitors from all over the world flock to Tralee for the annual arts festival and, of course, the crowning of the Rose of Tralee.
Founded in 1974, Siamsa Tire’s mission is to present Ireland's wealth of music, dance and folklore drawing on traditions and a rich cultural past.
Eating, Drinking & Luxury
Head to Ireland’s top spa county for excellent treatments in sublime surroundings.
Located on the edge of Killarney with enviable views out over the lakes, this five-star property is also home to the superbly indulgent Aveda Concept Resort Spa.
A privately owned, five-star country house hotel in Kenmare, set in 300 acres of beautiful woodland, which provides a luxurious setting for fishing, walking or horseriding.
Set in a heavenly location overlooking Kenmare Bay, this five-star country house hotel is home to a deluxe destination spa with an international reputation.
Kerry’s got shopping sorted with top traditional crafts.
As well as Irish knitwear and woollen goods, Blarney Woollen Mills stocks a wide range of giftware like Waterford Crystal, Belleek, Royal Tara and Irish Dresden.
As well as antiques, Fado stocks work from resident Dingle artist Patrick Hennessy.
This little craft shop has to have the best view of any retailer in Ireland. Overlooking the Lakes of Killarney, it stocks knitwear, sheepskins, Celtic jewelry, rugs, linen and lace.