Killarney House and Gardens
Killarney House and Gardens is a tresure of the Killarney that is located just two minutes walk down the road from The Birches Killarney. Perfect destination to get away from a busy town and ideal starting point for a journey exploring Killarney National Park.
The lakes of Killarney
The Lakes of Killarney are a scenic attraction located in Killarney National Park near Killarney, County Kerry, in Ireland. They consist of three lakes – Lough Leane, Muckross Lake (also called Middle Lake) and Upper Lake.
Ross Castle sits on the edge of Killarney’s lower lake and was built by O’Donoghue Mór in the 15th century. The Castle came into the hands of the Brownes who became the Earls of Kenmare and owned an extensive portion of the lands that are now part of Killarney National Park .
St Mary’s Cathedrale
St. Mary’s Cathedral was designed by the renowned English Architect Augustus Welby Pugin, who is said to have gained inspiration from the ruins of Ardfert Cathedral “which is particularly evident in the slender triple lancets in the east and west walls”.
Torc Waterfall is approximately 7 kilometres from Killarney Town. A short walk from the car park of approx 200 metres brings you to the waterfall and from that point steps lead to another viewing point at a higher altitude that provides a view over the Middle Lake.
Rent a bike
Rent a bike in Killarney and get a free map showing the best photo spots, hidden trails and historical landmarks… you won’t feel wanting as you enjoy your day cycling in Killarney National Park. You can rent a bike just five minutes down the road at Lyne’s Rent a bike Killarney on Muckross Road.
Killarney Golf and Fishing Club
Killarney Golf & Fishing Club is one of Ireland’s most prestigious and historic golfing venues in Ireland. Located in Killarney National Park and surrounded by the lakes of Lough Leane, Killarney Golf & Fishing Club is a world class destination which is a Four-Time host to the Irish Open and home to two 18-hole championship courses.
This Killarney waterbus tour is an enjoyable Killarney’s lakes and mountains trip to relax and view Killarney lakes and mountains. Book your tickets for tour on www.killarneylaketours.ie
Muckross House and Gardens
Located approximately 6km from Killarney town centre, Muckross House and Gardens represent the focal point and nucleus of Killarney National Park. This 19th century mansion is surrounded by beautiful gardens and views over Muckross Lake and mountains.
Muckross Abbey is one of the major ecclesiastical sites found in the Killarney National Park, founded in 1448. It has had a violent history and has been damaged and reconstructed many times. Today the abbey is largely roofless although, apart from this, is generally quite well preserved. Its most striking feature is a central courtyard, which contains a large yew tree and is surrounded by a vaulted cloister
Muckross and Dinis Loop Walk
One of the most popular family walk or cycle in Killarney National Park is the 1-2 hour, 10km (6 mile) loop around the enchanting Muckross Lake with stunning views and places to visit at every turn…
A Jaunting Car Tour is the perfect option to show you the hidden delights of Killarney National Park & the famous Lakes of Killarney. They are located 2 minutes walk from our Guest House. You can book your tour directly through their website www.killarneyjountingcars.com
Gap of Dunloe
The Gap of Dunloe is a narrow mountain pass running north-south in County Kerry, Ireland, that separates the MacGillycuddy’s Reeks mountain range in the west, from the Purple Mountain range in the east.
Concerts INEC Killarney
INEC Arena is a modern, highly flexible venue with the capacity and smooth adaptability to host a wide range of events from conferences and concerts to theatre productions and sporting events. Artists including Sir Cliff Richard, Bryan Adams, Snow Patrol and The Script have performed here.
Crag Cave & Crazy Play
This place offers a wonderful and exciting adventure for any child, and adults too! Explore the history of the cave with its stalagmites and stalactites. Tour guides will explain it’s intriguing origin and discovery.
Horse Rifing & Pony Trekking
All levels of riding experience are catered for in these scenic guided tours of the famous National Park with local riding stables. Find out more and book at www.killarneyridingstables.ie
Ladies View Killarney